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Illustration for news: 'It was Interesting to See What the European Educational System Looks Like'

'It was Interesting to See What the European Educational System Looks Like'

Vasily Khodakovskiy is a 2nd-year student of the Master's programme 'Modern Social Analysis'. During this time, he managed to go on a mobility programme to Italy. At the University of Trento, the student started studying the Italian language and had a chance to communicate with people from different European countries. The latter turned out to be especially interesting to Vasily, as it is important to him as a sociologist to immerse in another culture and meet new people. Find out how the student applied for the mobility programme, what Italy surprised him with and how the studies at the University of Trento are different from those at HSE University-St Petersburg in the interview.

Illustration for news: Sun from Inside St Petersburg: Artistic Opportunities for Nigerian Artists

Sun from Inside St Petersburg: Artistic Opportunities for Nigerian Artists

The diverse HSE University community includes people from different countries and continents who can share their cultural experiences and generate novel ideas with their never-ending creativity and love for art. The Master's programme 'Arts and Culture Management' welcomed several students from Nigeria last year. Today, they are happy to share their sources of inspiration and their expectations of the programme and their future life.

Illustration for news: 'I Came to Make a Difference'

'I Came to Make a Difference'

Yesuigen Tsogjavkhlan, from Mongolia, reflects on her experience as an international student majoring in ‘Public Policy and Analytics’ at HSE University-St Petersburg and shares her story of coming to Russia.

Illustration for news: First Six Months in Milan under Double-Degree Programme

First Six Months in Milan under Double-Degree Programme

Already for six months, Ekaterina Khozyainovaа and Elizaveta Chesnokova, 2nd-year students of the Master's programme 'Arts and Culture Management', have been studying in Italy under the double-degree programme with the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart: they immerse themselves in the industry, visit cultural places of Milan (for example, the opera house La Scala), and enjoy the art. Read more about the students' thoughts and impressions in the article.

Illustration for news: ‘It Was a Great Chance to Explore the Emirates’

‘It Was a Great Chance to Explore the Emirates’

Robert Bösch, a student of the Master’s programme ‘International Business’, had a chance to participate in the Winter School at Ajman University, UAE. In his interview, he shares his impressions of the exciting trip to the UAE and the Winter School programme.

Illustration for news: 'The Most Important Thing in Such Trips Is That You Change Yourself'

'The Most Important Thing in Such Trips Is That You Change Yourself'

Irina Shlegel, fourth-year student of the Bachelor's programme 'History', told us how she spent the autumn semester in Istanbul. Read about funny stories, studies, interesting places in the city and why it is important to leave your comfort zone in her interview.

Illustration for news: 'If You've Completed a Hard Route, It Doesn't Mean You Should Give Up Your Training'

'If You've Completed a Hard Route, It Doesn't Mean You Should Give Up Your Training'

On February 8, HSE University-St Petersburg celebrates the Day of Russian Science. We congratulate all researchers and wish them continued openness to new discoveries. To mark the occasion, we talked to scientists about the sources of their inspiration, moments of anxiety, and having fun.

Illustration for news: Carlos Rincon on His Career in Finance and Teaching Experience

Carlos Rincon on His Career in Finance and Teaching Experience

Carlos J. Rincon already had an eventful career before he ended up studying and teaching at HSE University-St Petersburg. The professor was born in Colombia and worked in his native country and the USA in the financial sector before starting his academic career. Not wanting to rest on his laurels, Carlos enrolled in the Master’s programme ‘Finance’ at HSE University-St Petersburg, where he has been studying and teaching since 2019. Read on to learn more about Prof. Rincon’s experience.

Illustration for news: How Was Your Year at HSE University-St Petersburg?

How Was Your Year at HSE University-St Petersburg?

A year is full of various meanings unique to every person. We were excited to find out what good things happened to HSE University-St Petersburg students in the outgoing year. Students from different countries and educational programmes shared their memories about life at the university in 2022.

Illustration for news: HSE University-St Petersburg International Activity Results for 2022

HSE University-St Petersburg International Activity Results for 2022

Internationalisation is one of the primary goals and values of HSE University-St Petersburg. Our university strives to be part of the international academic community, follow world educational standards, and provide students with ample opportunities. Students of HSE University-St Petersburg have well-developed cross-cultural communication skills thanks to international educational programmes, participation in international academic mobility and double-degree programmes, and daily interaction with students from all over the world.
The International Office reports on the results of international activity in 2022.