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HSE Invites You to an Ethnographic Film Festival

On September 27, the 6th International Festival of Audiovisual Anthropology ‘Days of Ethnographic Cinema’ starts at the Museum of Moscow. Our guide will show you why not only professionals should go to this event and what’s remarkable about its programme.

Moscow Alumni Golf Tournament Comes to a Close

Moscow Alumni Golf Tournament Comes to a Close
Moscow City Golf Club has hosted the Moscow Alumni Golf Tournament, organized by the HSE and MGIMO Alumni Associations

Summer Adventures with HSE Extreme Sports Club

This summer, the HSE Extreme Sports Club invites HSE students and staff members to go on trips along Karelian rivers and in the Caucasus mountains.

The Desire to Dance is More Important than Natural Talent

The Higher School of Economics boasts several dozen dance studios. One of the oldest is the Sona Hovsepyan Dance Company, which has been operating at HSE since 2007. Correspondents for HSE News visited a modern jazz dance class at the studio, and heard first hand from students about how they manage to combine hobbies with their studies, and what future doing dance opens up for them.

HSE Students Introduce Foreigners to Moscow

HSE Students Introduce Foreigners to Moscow
In early September, the HSE held a series of tours in English prepared by cultural studies students as part of an adaptation programme for international students. The preparation of the tours was led by the Office for Internationalisation. The programme’s main purpose is to get foreign students and staff involved in the social and creative life of the university, and to introduce them to the city’s landmarks.

Open Tourist Rally Gathered Those for Whom Social Clichés are not Important

The 24th HSE Open Tourist Rally has taken place in the Moscow region. It attracted students from different university campuses, as well as graduates with families, doctoral students, lecturers, and HSE friends from other Moscow universities.

Italian Adventures in Russia

Italian Adventures in Russia
Alessandra Marabini and Francesca Di Furia are Italian exchange students living in Nizhny Novgorod. They are from University of Bergamo and have come to HSE on an exchange semester to study Economics and Russian Language. Both of them have been to Russia before so they are not fazed by the unfamiliar things they see going on around them. Nevertheless, as they tell us below, something new and surprising seems to happen to them everyday. The things that struck them most during their month in Nizhny Novgorod are public transport and the old houses.  

HSE Student Guided Tours Offer Unique Insight into Moscow

HSE Student Guided Tours Offer Unique Insight into Moscow
The Student Initiative Support Centre and the HSE Faculty of Humanities are jointly organising free guided tours around Moscow. The tours are designed by final year students. Most tours are in Russian but the organizers are ready to schedule additional English-language tours for international students.

24th HSE Open Tourist Rally

On September 26 and 27, 2015, the traditional HSE Open Tourist Rally will be held. Students and staff with families from all HSE campuses, as well as friends of HSE from other Moscow universities, will be able to take part.

HSE Day Offers Something for Everyone

HSE Day Offers Something for Everyone
Russian students and teachers were not the only ones to actively participate in HSE Day on September 9; many foreigners who study or work at the university took part as well. Numerous activities enriching the celebration could be enjoyed without any knowledge of Russian — for example, Speed ​​Dating, Dance Battle, and a variety of sporting events. However, some sites during the festival had a special English-language programme.