We have compiled all the latest updates related to the coronavirus outbreak for HSE community members
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International Student Hanbook (2019) has been updated. Please keep an eye on new updates online!
What is happening in these difficult times is undoubtedly a challenge for the education sector in general, but especially for international education. We admire the courage and creativity of our colleagues and students from all over the world, not only for staying home but also for staying curious and keeping their thirst for knowledge. The closure of the state border should not become an obstacle to the acquisition of new knowledge and cultural exchange experience. Like many other educational projects, we came to a responsible decision to move Saint Petersburg HSE Summer School online.
In the event of unfavorable conditions or border closures due to the pandemic, HSE University will be organizing online learning with mandatory support from professors for newly enrolled international students. To do this, the University has all the required infrastructure.
This year our bachelor's programme 'Political Science and World Politics' is launching a new regional track, the Post-Soviet Space. We have talked to Anna Dekalchuk, the Academic Director of the programme, to learn more about the updates made for our future and current students.
HSE University - Saint Petersburg has been participating in QTEM international Master's network since 2017. Students go to study abroad and take internships in companies to learn how to use quantitative methods in management and economics. The Editorial Office talked to three QTEM students about their studying experience and switching to a distant mode in foreign universities.
'Finance' Master's programme was established at HSE University - Saint Petersburg in 2009. During its 11 years of existence, the programme has managed to obtain international EPAS accreditation, conclude double degree agreements, and enhance cooperation with companies. The programme's graduates work for the Treasury Department of Gazprom Energoholding, are engaged in financial analytics at PepsiCo, and start their own business in Chile. In this article, we tell about the achievements of the programme and its students.
Lorenzo Fava is a student of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan. He came to HSE University – St Petersburg to study in a double-degree Master’s Programme in Finance. In his interview, Lorenzo tells why he chose a university in Russia, what are his favourite subjects and what he thinks of a distance learning mode.