HSE University Expands Academic Cooperation with Indian Universities
HSE University will develop academic cooperation with Indian universities. This is what the delegation of HSE University-St Petersburg headed by Anna Tyshetskaya, Campus Director, agreed on with several leading universities in India: the University of Delhi, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Delhi) and Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).
During the meeting with the largest state university in India, the University of Delhi, the parties discussed the prospects of cooperation in the spheres of social sciences, management, and design as well as issues of joint research and student exchange.
The colleagues from the University of Delhi also offered to participate in creating a book about sustainable development. Thus, Alexander Sorokin, Dean of St Petersburg School of Social Sciences and Area Studies, will become a guest editor of this issue which will be prepared in the international academic publishing house 'Springer'.
Together with the administration of the college PGDAV at the University of Delhi, the delegation discussed joint five-year research in the sphere of climate changes.
The representatives of HSE University held a series of lectures for the students of the University of Delhi: 50 students of commerce and social sciences colleges listened to the speeches by Alexander Sorokin and Varvara Nazarova, Academic Supervisor of the Master's programme 'Finance' at HSE University-St Petersburg. They told the students about all the educational programmes and modules at HSE University-St Petersburg, the admission tracks for international students, accommodation and scholarships.
The University of Delhi was founded in 1922. It is a state and 'central' university of India as well as one of the largest university systems in the world. The university has 16 faculties and 86 departments located on the northern and southern capital campuses as well as 91 colleges.
The campuses and colleges train more than 400 thousand students. The rector of the university is the vice president of India. The university ranks 407 in the QS World University Rankings 2024.