On November 1, applications opened for 2017 admissions to undergraduate and graduate programmes at HSE. This year, a new online application system has been introduced to simplify the procedure for international applicants.
October, 24 Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov gave Key Note Address “Headman's outrage: towards the anthropology of emotions and affect in Northern Siberia” at the opening of the X Siberian Studies Conference "Passion for Life: Emotions. Feelings and Perception in the North and Siberia”
The conference is organized by the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnology of the Russian Academy of Science (Kunstkamera) and Russian Geographical Society (24-26 October 2016)
HSE’s Admission Rules for the 2017/2018 academic year have undergone some changes in regards to international admission. The admission track is now unified for students from both CIS and non-CIS countries. Thus, only two exams must be passed in order to be accepted into a given undergraduate programme, while competitions for Master’s programmes only require a portfolio and an interview. The rules for International Olympiad Competitions have also been changed. Registration for these competitions ends on November 15.
Thousands of learners now have the opportunity to obtain free certificates for taking HSE courses on Coursera.
HSE has gradually begun transitioning payment of scholarships to Sberbank cards. Cards will initially be issued to first-year Master’s students. From November 2016 Scholarship payments for first-year students will be transferred only to Sberbank cards.
Research seminar: MIT anthropologists Heather Paxson and Stephen Helmreich on microbiopolitics and science
On October, 3, at 6 p.m. the Center for Historical Research organizes a scholar seminar with participation of Professor Heather Paxson and Professor Stefan Helmreich (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA).
HSE in St. Petersburg is often warmly referred to as a ‘big family’, so it’s nice that this family is particularly multinational. Students from 40 countries currently study at HSE St. Petersburg, and have the opportunity not only to gain new knowledge and valuable skills in intercultural communication, but also to make friends from all over the world.
Starting from Monday, August 29, new exchange and full-time international students will arrive on campus within Common Arrival Days that will be followed by Orientation meetings at Kantemirovskaya ulitsa and end up at the magnificent Sibur Arena with the HSE Day 2016 on September 3.
At the end of August, all freshly enrolled HSE students will get HSE e-mail addresses. They will be able to get their addresses at their initial meetings with programme office staff*. We’d like to inform you more about the opportunities that come along with HSE e-mail.