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Illustration for news: In-person Classes to Be Suspended Starting from March 17,2020

In-person Classes to Be Suspended Starting from March 17,2020

With the goal of minimizing the public health risk to our campus community related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, all in-person classes will be suspended at HSE University – St Petersburg starting March 17, 2020 until further notice.

Illustration for news: International Travel, Vacations, Reimbursement, and Working in Self-Isolation

International Travel, Vacations, Reimbursement, and Working in Self-Isolation

Everything Students and Employees Need to Know about HSE’s Precautionary Measures against the Spread of Coronavirus

How I Spent the Winter: American Students Talk about Their Winter School Experience

In January, Saint Petersburg HSE Winter School hosted a group of students from Smith College, the United States. Besides courses on Russian culture and history, they had an intense programme: weekends in Moscow, going to a theatre and numerous museums, watching a hockey game, and much more. We asked some Winter School participants about their experience in Saint Petersburg and how it affected them.

Illustration for news: Nikolay Kapanadze Talks about Japanese Diligence, Inexpensive Tofu, and Tempura

Nikolay Kapanadze Talks about Japanese Diligence, Inexpensive Tofu, and Tempura

Nikolay Kapanadze, a student of 'Asian and African Studies' bachelor’s programme, went for an exchange to Japan where he studied at Akita International University. The student tasted traditional food such as sushi and miso soup, travelled to Tokyo, and even worked in a local noodle restaurant. Nikolay told HSE – Saint Petersburg why it is necessary to have cash in Japan, where one can relax in Tokyo, and what are meal prices at the university canteen.

Illustration for news: 'We Welcome Students with Different Backgrounds If They Are Willing to Work Hard and Try New Things'

'We Welcome Students with Different Backgrounds If They Are Willing to Work Hard and Try New Things'

Associate Professor Svetlana Krivokhizh, one of the founders of the Master's Programme 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia', discusses the reasons for launching the Programme, the success of the programme's first graduating class, and the requirements for programme applicants.

Illustration for news: Maria Bakieva Talks about English Kindness, Harry Potter, and Deer

Maria Bakieva Talks about English Kindness, Harry Potter, and Deer

Maria Bakieva, the third-year student of ‘Economics’ educational programme, went to London about half a year ago to study at University College of London. Now she is travelling around Great Britain, walking in the parks and going to the theatres. Maria told us why she missed HSE University – St. Petersburg cafeteria, what accommodation is less expensive, and why ‘Harry Potter and Cursed Child’ is remembered by her.

Illustration for news: HSE - St. Petersburg Students and Administrators Met to Discuss International Student Life Challenges and Solutions

HSE - St. Petersburg Students and Administrators Met to Discuss International Student Life Challenges and Solutions

On December 13th, the First Internationalization for International Students Conference brought together international students and representatives of the HSE Saint Petersburg administration in order to discuss recent developments and new challenges in HSE's internationalization campaign.

Illustration for news: International Admissions: Interview with Dean Andrey Starodubtsev

International Admissions: Interview with Dean Andrey Starodubtsev

HSE University is becoming more and more popular among international applicants. We have decided to talk with Andrey V. Starodubtsev, Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Area Studies at HSE University and the Academic Supervisor of the MA Programme in Comparative Politics of Eurasia to learn more about HSE's international admissions.

Illustration for news: HSE University – St. Petersburg Invites Students to Summer School 2020

HSE University – St. Petersburg Invites Students to Summer School 2020

HSE University – Saint Petersburg Summer School offers a wide range of courses corresponding to different students’ interests. However, Summer School is not only about studies: eventful programme, exploring the Cultural Capital of Russia during the white nights, meeting new friends from all over the world – this is not a complete list of reasons to participate in St. Petersburg HSE Summer School.

Illustration for news: HSE University’s Standing in the 2019 Global Rankings

HSE University’s Standing in the 2019 Global Rankings

Today’s publication of four international subject area rankings in the life sciences, physical sciences, psychology, and medical and health sciences by the Times Higher Education (THE) marks the end of this year’s rankings cycle, which includes the four major world rankings—THE, QS, ARWU, and U.S. News & World Report.