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Illustration for news: “I got valuable comments on how I could improve my draft paper”

“I got valuable comments on how I could improve my draft paper”

Daria Bobarykina, the second-year student of master's programme “Comparative Politics of Eurasia” participated in the conference held by Hamad bin Khalifa University in Doha, Qatar.

Illustration for news: CPE students on the MGIMO conference

CPE students on the MGIMO conference

On 22-23 October, MGIMO University held the 1-st international forum “Russia-Africa: what next?”. Second-year students of “Comparative politics of Eurasia” programme Mikhail Grechishnikov and Mir-Ali Askerov participated in the conference and shared their experience.

Illustration for news: QS Rankings: HSE University Graduates in High Demand Worldwide

QS Rankings: HSE University Graduates in High Demand Worldwide

HSE University has placed in the top 250 universities worldwide in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings despite increased competition. A total of 786 universities were assessed for this year’s rankings—an increase over last year. The published list of 550 universities is also 10% larger than last year’s.

Illustration for news: HSE University Consistently Ranks Among Top 3 Russian Universities

HSE University Consistently Ranks Among Top 3 Russian Universities

HSE University has been named a leading Russian university in the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings for the fourth year in a row. HSE ranked third among Russian universities and appeared in the 301–350 bracket worldwide.

Illustration for news: The New Academic Year at HSE University – St. Petersburg

The New Academic Year at HSE University – St. Petersburg

The HSE St. Petersburg administration has issued an order ‘On the specifics of organizing the educational process with the participation of students and postgraduates of HSE University – St. Petersburg in the 2021–2022 academic year’. The order outlines measures to protect students from COVID-19 for the 2021/2022 academic year.

Illustration for news: To be an international student on distant learning: Kennedy Lee, USA

To be an international student on distant learning: Kennedy Lee, USA

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most international students were unable to move to Russia and study alongside their fellow students. Some students of Comparative Politics of Eurasia Master's programme shared their experience of distant learning and detachment from culture and campus. Up first is first-year student Kennedy Lee from the USA.

Illustration for news: International Relations, Energy, and a Long-Distance Relationship with Russia: A Brazilian Student's Story

International Relations, Energy, and a Long-Distance Relationship with Russia: A Brazilian Student's Story

Having earned degrees in International Relations and Energy, Tulio Bunder from Brazil wanted to pursue his research in Eurasian Energy Geopolitics, which led him to the Master's programme in Comparative Politics of Eurasia. Though based in another BRICS country, he decided to study in Russia—and despite the challenges posed by the pandemic and his long-distance relationship with Saint Petersburg and HSE University, he seems happy with his choice.

Illustration for news: Political Science on Vacation: How to Level Up

Political Science on Vacation: How to Level Up

Anna Shabanova, a first-year student of the Master's programme 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia', has received funding from the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) for participating in a virtual summer school dedicated to political research methodology. Taking part in summer and winter schools of various international organisations is an auxiliary facility to deepen methodological and research skills.

Illustration for news: Brand-new joint online course on social policies in post-Soviet Eurasia for students from HSE and Helsinki University launches next academic year

Brand-new joint online course on social policies in post-Soviet Eurasia for students from HSE and Helsinki University launches next academic year

We have asked Dr Anna Tarasenko, Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science and International Relations and Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Comparative Governance Studies (HSE University in St Petersburg) to tell us about the course and her expectations from this innovative format of teaching in partnership with colleagues from abroad.

Illustration for news: HSE Ranks Among the World’s Top 50 Universities in Three QS Subject Rankings

HSE Ranks Among the World’s Top 50 Universities in Three QS Subject Rankings

HSE University has expanded its presence in the top 50 of QS subject rankings, placing in two additional subject rankings. HSE is represented in 4 of the 5 broad subject areas ranked by QS, and it has significantly improved its performance from last year in almost half of the individual subjects rankings in which it is included.