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Illustration for news: Team From Estonia Wins Grand Prix at HSE FEST

Team From Estonia Wins Grand Prix at HSE FEST

On June 24-28, HSE University – St Petersburg hosted the International University Startups & Spin-Offs Festival (HSE Fest). Young entrepreneurs from Tallinn University of Technology received the first prize of 10,000 USD for further development of their startup project, Timey. The startup company produces small-scale chemical indicators showing whether food products are stored and transported at the right temperature.

Illustration for news: HSE University Improves its Position in QS World Rankings

HSE University Improves its Position in QS World Rankings

HSE University has improved its position in the QS institutional ranking by 21 places this year, taking 7th place among Russian universities. The advancement comes thanks to a significant improvement in academic reputation and assessment of university graduates by employers.

Illustration for news: HSE Joins Two THE Subject Rankings - in Computer Science and Engineering & Technology

HSE Joins Two THE Subject Rankings - in Computer Science and Engineering & Technology

For the first time ever, HSE University has entered two THE subject rankings: in Computer Science (in the 301–400 group)and Engineering & Technology (in the 601-800 group). Therefore, HSE has confirmed once again that it is much more than just a specialized social sciences and humanities university, but rather a comprehensive multidisciplinary university, which has become successful in new, innovative areas of natural sciences and engineering.

Illustration for news: HSE Ranks 23rd in QS EECA Rankings

HSE Ranks 23rd in QS EECA Rankings

For the second year in a row, the Higher School of Economics has improved its position in the QS EECA Rankings, placing 23rd among universities from emerging European and Central Asian countries.

HSE Alumnus Appointed Minister of Digital Development

Konstantin Noskov, who received his Master’s degree from HSE University in 2001, will head the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media. He is the second HSE alumnus to join the Russian government: Maxim Oreshkin will continue to lead the Ministry of Economic Development.

Illustration for news: Exchange Semester: Sofia Chernysheva at Masaryk University

Exchange Semester: Sofia Chernysheva at Masaryk University

Second-year student on the programme 'Applied and Interdisciplinary History. Usable Pasts' Sofia Chernysheva shares her experience of spending an exchange semester at the Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic).

Key Employers Pick HSE Graduates

HSE’s St. Petersburg School of Economics and Management is on top 10 of the Most Popular Faculties among the Russia’s Key employers of 2017. It is the only regional faculty among Moscow-based universities that is ranked in the listing.

HSE Joins Top-300 of QS Gradua­te Employability Rankings

Higher School of Economics (HSE) has entered the 251-300 group of the QS Graduate Employability Rankings, which aim to reflect the relationship between a university’s activities and subsequent graduate employment. HSE took first place among Project 5-100’s participants and fourth place among 11 Russian universities, thus improving upon last year’s result.

Illustration for news: Cheyenne Bishop about Language & Culture Program in Saint Petersburg

Cheyenne Bishop about Language & Culture Program in Saint Petersburg

Cheyenne Bishop from Mount Holyoke College (USA) studies the Russian language and culture at the Language & Culture Program in Saint Petersburg this summer. She shared with us her impressions.

Complex Networks at the School of Economics and Management

This spring, a group of academics and students of the School of Economics and Management at HSE St. Petersburg, headed by Professor Vladimir Matveenko, received a grant from the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR). The outcome of their effort: scientific reports prepared by Economics students in the fourth year Maxim Bakhtin and in the third year Yulia Skoblova were selected to participate in the Second International Workshop "Networks, Complexity, and Economic Development" conducted by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. In a month, Maxim and Yulia will visit Budapest to present their work.


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