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Illustration for news: Understanding the Educational System at HSE University

Understanding the Educational System at HSE University

If you're planning on studying at HSE University-St Petersburg, it is important to get acquainted with the educational system here. Many students, whether they study in Russia or other countries, find that things can differ from what they were used to in their homelands. In this article, Owen John Havercroft Reyes, a first-year master’s student who came from Mexico, reflects on the educational system at HSE University and gives some tips on how to adjust to it in order to make the best of your time here.

Illustration for news: Bachelor's Programme in Political Science Opens New Regional Track

Bachelor's Programme in Political Science Opens New Regional Track

Starting from the next academic year, the Bachelor's programme 'Political Science and World Politics' will open a fourth regional track, this time covering the countries of Latin America. Students who choose this track will be able to immerse themselves in the political processes of the region and study a choice of Spanish or Portuguese.

Illustration for news: My Year at HSE University-St Petersburg

My Year at HSE University-St Petersburg

HSE University-St Petersburg has been not just a school to many international students, but also a home. It is a place where they gain new knowledge and skills, as well as new friends and experiences. While life at HSE University is different for everyone, it is always exciting and fulfilling. As 2023 comes to an end, we decided to ask some international students what this year at HSE University-St Petersburg was like for them.

Illustration for news: How HSE University-St Petersburg Spent 2023

How HSE University-St Petersburg Spent 2023

The year is gradually wrapping up, which means it's high time to take stock and thank each other for our joint work. Learn about the brightest and most important events which happened at HSE University-St Petersburg this year from professors, academic supervisors and deans of the campus faculties. Happy New Year! May your year be filled with inspiration and energy for new achievements!

Illustration for news: HSE University-St Petersburg Participates in International Partners’ Week

HSE University-St Petersburg Participates in International Partners’ Week

From September 25–29, HSE University-Moscow hosted International Partners’ Week. Annually, HSE University gathers representatives of the world’s leading universities and academic supervisors of HSE educational programmes from campuses in Moscow, St Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod and Perm. The participants of International Partners’ Week discuss development trends in the system of higher education and find opportunities for implementing new directions of cooperation between universities.

Illustration for news: Students from Indonesia: HSE University Helps to Implement My Plans

Students from Indonesia: HSE University Helps to Implement My Plans

Higher School of Economics always pays a lot of attention to international relations. This year, HSE University-St Petersburg laid the foundation for cooperation with the leading Indonesian universities. Recently, HSE University at Pokrovsky Bulvar in Moscow hosted the first festival of Indonesian culture 'Garuda'.

Illustration for news: Initiation, Lectures and a Lot of Music: What We Will Remember About HSE SPB DAY 2023

Initiation, Lectures and a Lot of Music: What We Will Remember About HSE SPB DAY 2023

HSE SPB Day has been held at Sevkabel Port in the open air. HSE students were congratulated on the beginning of the academic year by the trustees, faculty deans, and the rousing HSE Dance Club. The first-years had an initiation ceremony, participated in activities from student clubs, and danced to popular songs on the Gulf of Finland. They received well wishes from the professors, representatives of large companies and, of course, student organisations. Find out how the first-years spent the day and what they remember most about the event.

Illustration for news: What Awaits Guests of HSE SPB Day 2023

What Awaits Guests of HSE SPB Day 2023

This Saturday, on September 16, the Sevkabel Port space located by the Gulf of Finland will host the annual HSE SPB Day. The event will bring together all kinds of people involved in university life: students, graduates, professors, and anyone else who plans to connect their life to HSE University-St Petersburg. The event programme includes open-air dances, a lecture series with invited speakers (including representatives of VK and Sloy), VR quests and much more.

Illustration for news: ‘All Week, We’ve Been Singing Along to the Guitar’. HSE University First-Years Share Their First Impressions

‘All Week, We’ve Been Singing Along to the Guitar’. HSE University First-Years Share Their First Impressions

A week has passed since the start of the new academic year on September 1. The HSE University-St Petersburg editorial office talked to first-years about their first impressions of the university, independent life, and the city.

Illustration for news: ‘I Have Big Plans for This Year’

‘I Have Big Plans for This Year’

The HSE University-St Petersburg editorial office congratulates all its readers on the beginning of the academic year. May it bring you lots of pleasant discoveries and inspiration! To mark the occasion, we talked to students and professors of the campus about their plans for the year—in science, careers, extracurricular activities and beyond.