Many students from other countries join the BA Programme in Political Science and World Politics. We have asked our first-year students – Kanat Islambekov from Kazakhstan, Reynaldo Rodriguez from Honduras and Xing Xingmeng from China – to share their impressions about the programme.
The third annual International Model United Nations conference «HSEIMUN» took place at the HSE University in Saint-Petersburg on 9-11 April. This year it was held online and gathered more than 120 participants from 7 countries.
The international ambassador project is one of the leading projects by the international study office of the HSE University in St. Petersburg. This project helps to create awareness about the University in various countries and hometowns. We have talked to Ibuowo Grace, a fourth-year student of the BA Programme «Political Science and World Politics», who is serving her second year as the international student ambassador of the HSE University.
On November 23, 2021 the project «Meeting professionals» held a discussion with Bill Hinchberger, a journalist, writer and critic.
On December 17, registration for open optional courses will start on the HSE online education platform. All courses will be online and open to everyone, regardless of age and level of education.
Due to the threat of the spread of the novel coronavirus infection COVID-19 and in accordance with the decree of the governor of St. Petersburg, undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate students will study online as from November 16, 2020.
Much has been said about online education over the last year. What used to be perceived as a challenge a few months ago has become a new comfort zone and does not impress anyone. Indeed, during the pandemic, we have proved that persistence, professionalism, and flexibility bring good results even when the world is turned upside-down. Having had a successful experience of hosting the St. Petersburg HSE Summer School online, the university introduces HSE – St. Petersburg International Research School, a new project encouraging students all over the world to explore different areas — from Russia’s role in international relations to social, cultural, gender aspects of Russia’s historical experience, and even to the burning issue of what global business is going to be like when the COVID-19 crisis is over.
International experts have recognised Harvard University as the best in the world in terms of reputation. Moscow State University was ranked 37th, while HSE University entered the Times Higher Education (THE) World Reputation Rankings 2020, within the 151-175 range, taking fifth position among Russian universities, showing a commendable result for such a young institution.