‘Creating a Project Collider’: Dean of School of Social Sciences and Area Studies on Plans to Develop the Faculty
In 2023, Alexander Sorokin became the new dean of the School of Social Sciences and Area Studies. Among his research interests are socio-environmental research and social research into higher education, and science. In this interview, Prof. Sorokin talks about new educational programmes, partner research, and mobility directions.
The year is gradually wrapping up, which means it's high time to take stock and thank each other for our joint work. Learn about the brightest and most important events which happened at HSE University-St Petersburg this year from professors, academic supervisors and deans of the campus faculties. Happy New Year! May your year be filled with inspiration and energy for new achievements!
HSE University continues to develop cooperation with educational institutions in the Asia-Pacific region. A delegation from HSE University-St Petersburg participated in the annual conference 'International Convention for Global Partnerships' in New Delhi.
The work by Sofia Fedotova, 4th-year student of the Bachelor's track 'Communication Design', has made it to the final of the MAX3MIN 'very short' film festival in Italy.
A delegation from HSE University-St Petersburg has visited the University of Economics and Business—Vietnam National University (VNU-UEB) in Hanoi. During the visit, Manoj Sharma, Vice President of HSE University-St Petersburg, and Nguyen Truc Le, Chairman of VNU-UEB, signed a letter of intent on developing cooperation between the two universities.
From September 25–29, HSE University-Moscow hosted International Partners’ Week. Annually, HSE University gathers representatives of the world’s leading universities and academic supervisors of HSE educational programmes from campuses in Moscow, St Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod and Perm. The participants of International Partners’ Week discuss development trends in the system of higher education and find opportunities for implementing new directions of cooperation between universities.
The Art and Design School has become a separate faculty within the structure of HSE University-St Petersburg. The new department includes the bachelor's and master's programmes in Design. Mitya Kharshak has been appointed dean of the faculty.
HSE SPB Day has been held at Sevkabel Port in the open air. HSE students were congratulated on the beginning of the academic year by the trustees, faculty deans, and the rousing HSE Dance Club. The first-years had an initiation ceremony, participated in activities from student clubs, and danced to popular songs on the Gulf of Finland. They received well wishes from the professors, representatives of large companies and, of course, student organisations. Find out how the first-years spent the day and what they remember most about the event.
HSE University has risen 17 places in the list of top world universities and remains among the top five Russian universities in the Three University Missions Moscow International University Ranking (MosIUR).
On September 1 in St Petersburg and September 13 in Istanbul, Mitya Kharshak, Head of the HSE University-St Petersburg Art and Design School and famous designer and publisher, will present the latest issue of the Projector journal devoted to Turkish design.