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Illustration for news: Five, not three: How HSE - Saint Petersburg has risen to modern challenges

Five, not three: How HSE - Saint Petersburg has risen to modern challenges

The modern life is full of dynamic problem areas. Some of them relate to the need for strategic handing to developing competitive skills. The others - with dynamic motions to widen the visual angle on educational processes. What HSE University - Saint Petersburg can offer for competitive education?

Illustration for news: Russian Language: 'One Student's Mess is Another Student's Bliss'

Russian Language: 'One Student's Mess is Another Student's Bliss'

'In fact, the Russian language is very logical and my task is to disclose this to my students', says Alevtina A. Iagodova who has been teaching Russian for over 20 years. At HSE University – St. Petersburg she gives Russian classes to exchange students, organizes a language club, and promotes the Russian culture awareness among foreigners. Recently, she has been invited by the University of Indonesia to lead a workshop in order to share her knowledge and experience of teaching Russian as a foreign language with the local colleagues. Read the full interview to learn more about the language peculiarities, what you should never say to your Russian teacher (until you know each other pretty well), and many more.

Illustration for news: HSE Maintains Position in Top-300 of QS Graduate Employability Rankings

HSE Maintains Position in Top-300 of QS Graduate Employability Rankings

The QS Graduate Employability Rankings has published a list of the Top-500 universities in the world in terms ofgraduate employability outcomes and prospects.

Illustration for news: Happy 21st Academic Year: Short Story of Growth and Expansion

Happy 21st Academic Year: Short Story of Growth and Expansion

Last week at HSE University – St. Petersburg turned out to be really eventful. First of all, we finally met our international freshmen, or at least most of them. The orientation sessions, subsequent the Common Arrival Days, offered a chance to get acquainted with people, resources and processes.  Secondly, we celebrated HSE SPb Day devoted to the anniversary of the campus – it has turned  twenty  this year! During these years we have been dreaming about many things, but who don’t when they are young.

Illustration for news: Shashlik or Dom Knigi? What Describes St. Petersburg HSE Summer School 2018 Best

Shashlik or Dom Knigi? What Describes St. Petersburg HSE Summer School 2018 Best

Another Summer School season has come to an end at HSE University St. Petersburg. Or hasn’t it?

Illustration for news: The HSE Enters RAEX Ranking Top-Lists

The HSE Enters RAEX Ranking Top-Lists

The Higher School of Economics takes the 2nd position following Lomonosov Moscow State University in the field branch ‘Economics and Management’. In ‘Humanitarian and Social Sciences’ HSE took the 4th position, and in ‘Mathematics and Natural Sciences’ the university is on the 8th position having improved the result by one position in comparison with the previous year.

Illustration for news: HSE Ranks 7th in THE Ranking of Leading Research Universities in Eurasia

HSE Ranks 7th in THE Ranking of Leading Research Universities in Eurasia

HSE has ranked 7th amongst universities in Eurasia. The ranking has been compiled for the first time by Times Higher Education and is presented by Kazan Federal University.

Illustration for news: HSE – St. Petersburg in Top 5: University for Future Leaders

HSE – St. Petersburg in Top 5: University for Future Leaders

HSE University St. Petersburg is fourth in a ranking of St. Petersburg universities which train the most promising students. This ranking, which was timed to coincide with the new academic year, has been compiled by the Future Leaders Foundation.

Illustration for news: HSE Enters ARWU Ranking for the First Time

HSE Enters ARWU Ranking for the First Time

The Higher School of Economics has entered the Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) for the first time. The ranking is known for its strict selection criteria. This year, 12 Russian universities, including 10 participants of Project 5-100, entered the ranking. Until 2016, only 2 representatives of Russia were included- MSU and St. Petersburg State University.

Illustration for news: American Student in St. Petersburg: Understanding Modern Russia

American Student in St. Petersburg: Understanding Modern Russia

Addie Bacon, an American student from Smith College, who studies the Russian language and literature in the US. She had spent six months at HSE University St. Petersburg attending ‘Russian, Eurasian, and Post-Soviet Studies Programme’. Before she left to go back home we asked her a few questions about her experience studying and living in Russia.