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Learning to Think Like an Economist

Maxime Ladrière
Maxime Ladrière from Belgium has spent the last ten years between France, Luxembourg, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Russia. Currently, he is working towards his second Master’s degree in the ‘Politics. Economics. Philosophy’ programme in the Faculty of Social Sciences at HSE University in Moscow.

‘I Have Found Every Course Interesting in its Own Right’

‘I Have Found Every Course Interesting in its Own Right’
Miloud Lacheheb (Algeria) is a second-year student in the ‘Applied Statistics with Network Analysis’ Master’s Programme. After earning his bachelor’s in management in Algeria and a masters’ degree in Economics in Malaysia, he decided to earn a second master’s degree and study data analysis and statistics at HSE University in Moscow.

‘The Programme Gives Us Very Practical Knowledge’

Ziong Chung Hieu
Ziong Chung Hieu, from Vietnam, is the first year student of the ‘Economics and Politics in Asia’ Double Degree BA Programme which offers students a unique opportunity to pursue two degrees, one from HSE and one from Kyung Hee University. He originally enrolled in HSE’s Mathematics programme last year but soon realized that mathematics was not really close to his heart. Now, after switching majors, he is happy with his choice.

Students from over 20 Countries Begin Courses in HSE Online Master’s Programme

Students from over 20 Countries Begin Courses in HSE Online Master’s Programme
Classes in the Master of Data Science programme have recently begun. This is the first Master’s programme in Russia taught entirely online on Coursera global educational platform. All classes are conducted in English.

Culture Cafe: Russia

Culture Cafe: Russia
Greetings from Culture Café! We are back after a long winter break. Did you miss us? We missed you! On February 5, we gathered for our first Culture Café meeting of the new year, and, as per tradition, our first meeting was devoted to our beautiful homeland – Russia.

Exchange Semester Experience at HSE University Moscow

Exchange Semester Experience at HSE University Moscow
Silvia Linnuste, an Economics and Business administration undergraduate student from the University of Tartu, talks about her studies at HSE Moscow, Russian language learning and travelling around Russia.

‘I Like That the Professors Are Invested in Our Learning’

Francisco Jose Contreras Alarcon and Ilaria Billo
The master’s programme in Governance of Science, Technology, and Innovation offered by HSE ISSEK aims to equip students with skills that are in short supply in the private and public sectors. Courses and internship work give students a global perspective on science, technology, and innovation in addition to showing them how to be effective managers and conduct evidence-based assessment. Students also have the option of pursuing a double degree with a partner university in Europe and Asia. Francisco Jose Contreras Alarcon (Chile) and Ilaria Billo (Italy) share their experiences working towards double degrees in the programme.

'Exchange Semester in Moscow' by Silvia Linnuste

'Exchange Semester in Moscow' by Silvia Linnuste
Silvia Linnuste, an Economics and Business administration undergraduate student from the University of Tartu, talks about her studies at HSE Moscow, Russian language learning and travelling around Russia.

HSE Master’s Programme Prepares Students for Careers in Business and Policymaking in Asia

HSE Master’s Programme Prepares Students for Careers in Business and Policymaking in Asia
Set to launch in the fall of 2020, HSE’s new English-taught master’s programme ‘Economics, Politics, and Business in Asia’ is now accepting applications. Students of the programme will spend their first and fourth semesters at HSE University in Moscow and their second and third semesters at Kyung Hee University in South Korea. Programme graduates will receive a diploma from each partner university. Professor Denis Shcherbakov, programme Academic Supervisor, explains what students can expect in the new programme.

‘Whatever I’m Researching, I Want to Be Able to Put It into Practice’

Md Tahsir Ahmed Munna
Md Tahsir Ahmed Munna is a second-year master’s student in Data Science at HSE. He is also one of the international students nominated for HSE’s Silver Nestling Award in 2019. Munna’s master’s thesis focuses on knowledge graph-based recommender systems, and he works as a research assistant at HSE’s Laboratory for Models and Methods of Computational Pragmatics. HSE News Service spoke with Munna about studying Data Science at HSE, working on his thesis, and living in Moscow.