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International Students Learn Russian Through Theatre Performance

Ong Chin Quan and Sergey Kolesnikov as Fyodor and Yegorushka
International students at HSE University acted in and shot a film-play in Russian as part of the ‘Russian through Drama’ course. The students spent a semester preparing the play, immersing themselves in the Russian language and cultural environment. The HSE News Service spoke with the instructors and students about their work on the play and their Russian studies.

Gain Knowledge and Make Friends from All Over the World with a Master’s in Economics, Politics, and Business in Asia

Kyung Hee University Seoul Campus
As political and economic centres shift towards Asia, demand for specialists in the economic, political, and business environment in Asian countries will only increase. The Double Degree Programme in Economics, Politics, and Business in Asia offered by HSE University and Kyung Hee University (Seoul, South Korea) trains graduates with sought-after competencies for careers in international business, banking, government, media, academia, tourism and hospitality, entrepreneurship, and more.

‘HSE University Does Not Settle for Mediocrity’

‘HSE University Does Not Settle for Mediocrity’
Joseph Naquentera from Ghana recently completed the HSE University Master’s programme in Applied Economics and successfully defended his thesis on ‘Effect of the Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy on Employment’ at the Faculty of Economic Sciences. He shared his impressions of studies in Moscow with the HSE News Service.

International Summer School 2022: New Knowledge and St Petersburg Vibes

International Summer School 2022: New Knowledge and St Petersburg Vibes
The traditional international Saint Petersburg HSE Summer School will take place from July 18 to August 12, offering courses in Russian language and history, business and management, and data science. The Summer School is a chance for both Russian and international students to gain new knowledge and ECTS credits while immersing themselves in the summer atmosphere of St Petersburg. The classes will be held in English in a hybrid format. In this article, our editorial board has highlighted the main features of this year’s programme.

‘The Point of Studying Economics Is to Work for the Greater Good in a World of Limited Resources’

‘The Point of Studying Economics Is to Work for the Greater Good in a World of Limited Resources’
Han Da Eun from South Korea and Yang Yi from China are fourth-year students of the Bachelor’s in Economics run by the HSE University Faculty of Economic Sciences. The pair spoke to the HSE News Service about how they ended up in Russia and HSE University, their experiences of learning Russian, and how they’ve managed to succeed in subjects from mathematics to sociology in this difficult foreign language.

Information on Work, Work Permits and Residence Permits for International Students and Alumni

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The HSE University Office for Legal Affairs has prepared some helpful information and guidance on these procedures

‘Professionals Who Have Studied Outside Their Home Countries Should Shape New Narratives’

‘Professionals Who Have Studied Outside Their Home Countries Should Shape New Narratives’
Studies in lockdown, the fun of Russian classes, and the hardships of learning microeconomics: the HSE News Service talked to three international students of economics who are getting their master’s degrees from HSE University this year.

‘I Want to See Studies Emanating from Africa Contributing Substantially to Cognitive Science’

‘I Want to See Studies Emanating from Africa Contributing Substantially to Cognitive Science’
Abdul-Raheem Mohammed from Ghana has recently defended a PhD dissertation in cognitive psychology at HSE University via remote procedure. Abdul-Raheem and his academic supervisor, Dmitry Lyusin, talked to the HSE News Service about their cooperation, the advantages and complications of remote PhD defence at HSE University, and the prospects of cognitive science in African countries.

New Migration Regulations: Students’ Experience

New Migration Regulations: Students’ Experience
The HSE News Service has talked to students who have gone through the procedure and HSE staff members who supported the students during the process

‘It's Great to Have a Multifunctional Centre That’s Faster and More Convenient’

‘It's Great to Have a Multifunctional Centre That’s Faster and More Convenient’
Students speak about the new Student Service Centre