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Illustration for news: All Lectures in the Second Module will be Held in a Distance Mode

All Lectures in the Second Module will be Held in a Distance Mode

In order to mitigate the risks of COVID-19 spreading, starting from October 26 HSE University will hold lectures in a distance mode for all categories of students.

Illustration for news: III Kotchoubey Readings: a New Format of Digital Interaction

III Kotchoubey Readings: a New Format of Digital Interaction

On October 9, III International Kotchoubey Readings came to a close. This year the event was held in an online format for the first time ever. Let us review what subjects were discussed by the experts during the conferences, and what results students achieved in the project ‘Digital solutions for private collectors’

Illustration for news: Learning About Egypt

Learning About Egypt

On September 16, 2020, Dr. Mohamed Elgebali, Adviser on Education and Culture at the Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Moscow, paid a working visit to the HSE - St. Petersburg campus. Dr. Elgebali met with Irina Shchemeleva, HSE – St. Petersburg Deputy Director, representatives of the International Office, the Department of Asian and African studies, and 'Asian and African Studies' programme faculty.

Illustration for news: High Five: Reading List by Yuri Kabanov

High Five: Reading List by Yuri Kabanov

The academic year is gradually gaining momentum, and textbooks, along with academic papers, are becoming a part of bedtime reading. If you would like to read something different and useful, read the reading list by Yuri Kabanov, co-head of the programme 'Political Science and World Politics'. There you will find books about statistics and cats, a collection of short stories-assumptions, and others.

Illustration for news: 'I Would Certainly Be Interested in Attending a Summer Course at HSE in the Future!'

'I Would Certainly Be Interested in Attending a Summer Course at HSE in the Future!'

On August 21st, Saint Petersburg HSE Summer School, which has been taking place since 2017, came to a close. This year it moved online due to the pandemic. 44 participants from 18 countries, including France, Ireland, the USA, the Philippines, China, and others were joining Zoom during four weeks. The organisers of the Summer School were happy to welcome students of 15 HSE partner universities such as Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, King’s College London, Sciences Po Lyon, University of Basel, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, and others.

Illustration for news: International Students Talk Living in Saint Petersburg and Studying at HSE

International Students Talk Living in Saint Petersburg and Studying at HSE

Many international students study at HSE University - Saint Petersburg's English-taught programmes. They come to Russia from different corners of the world for different reasons: to learn the Russian language, to live in a new place, or to immerse themselves in an intercultural environment. We asked several undergraduate students to share their impressions of studying at the university, interacting with classmates and lecturers, and living in Saint Petersburg.

Illustration for news: Three Stories about International Academic Mobility

Three Stories about International Academic Mobility

Academic mobility is not just about studies but also about travels, improving your foreign language skills, and making new friends. Read on to learn about the exchange experiences of several HSE students and their respective programmes. The opportunities are endless: study languages in China, study law in Italy, or complete an internship in the Czech Republic.

Illustration for news: Attend the Brand New HSE Day on September 10

Attend the Brand New HSE Day on September 10

This year, for the first time in its history, one of HSE’s biggest events will be held online. Expertise and a casual atmosphere, science and games, music and sports – everything we love about it will remain, but thanks to the endless possibilities of the virtual reality, anyone from any part of the world can join the festivities of the Brand New HSE Day.

Illustration for news: 'I Am Going to Live in Brisbane': HSE Alumna Publishes Book about Her Time in Australia

'I Am Going to Live in Brisbane': HSE Alumna Publishes Book about Her Time in Australia

Upon finishing undergraduate and graduate programmes in Political Science (2014, 2016), Sofia Glazunova went to study in a PhD programme in Australia. Now Sofia is a research fellow at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), lecturer, and the author of the book I'm Going to Live in Brisbane, dedicated to her experience of moving to Australia and myths about studying abroad. In an interview, Sofia discusses her blog on Telegram, how it was transformed into a book, and the pitfalls one can encounter in the publishing business.

Illustration for news: HSE Tops the Ranking of Russian Universities’ English Language Websites

HSE Tops the Ranking of Russian Universities’ English Language Websites

HSE University received 99 out of 108 possible points, improving its performance from last year by 2 points and expanding its lead over the ranking’s runner up, Ural Federal University, by 17 points.