Choosing a topic for the master’s thesis is a very important point that needs to be approached responsibly. It should meet the interests of the researcher, be relevant and make a certain contribution to the scientific community. Emilien Mantel, a 2022 graduate of the Master’s Programme “Global and Regional History”, shared his personal experience and talked about plans for the future.
Students of the Master's Programme 'Arts and Culture Management' Prepared an Analytical Report for Cartier
Ekaterina Khozyainova, Aleksandra Zaplatina and Yuliya Shumilova, the second-year master's students of HSE University-St Petersburg, undertook a summer internship at the Moscow office of the Jewellery House Cartier. In the framework of the internship, they prepared and presented to the programme partners a context map which will be used to shape a strategic plan for developing and promoting the company in the luxury industry market in Russia.
HSE University, along with the entire country, celebrates Knowledge Day and starts a new academic year. Anna Tyshetskaya, Director of HSE University-St Petersburg, congratulates the team on the first day of studies, talks about the results of the admission campaign, and reveals future plans.
HSE University is one of the best Russian universities (4th place) and consistently ranks among the top 150 best universities in the world (142nd place) according to the Three University Missions world ranking that has been published since 2017.
Understanding China requires knowing the Chinese language, reading scientific articles, and getting acquainted with the works of Chinese authors. We spoke to HSE University sinologists about which books by Chinese authors they found most interesting.
HSE University is Consistently in the Top-5 of the Best Russian Universities according to the Shanghai Ranking
HSE University has improved its positions in the Shanghai Ranking (ARWU) thanks to continued improvement in several indicators. For the second year in a row, HSE has ranked 4th or 5th among Russian universities, while globally, it has improved its rank to now being in the 601–700 group.
Both the Bachelor's programme 'Political Science and World Politics' and the Master's programme 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia' offer a lot of international experience to their students. Probably the most precious of all is the opportunity to receive knowledge from the foreign instructors from all over the world. In the interview, assistant professor Andras Gal shares his thoughts on the educational process in HSE and gives some easy recommendations for the future students to follow.
Under an agreement between HSE University-St Petersburg and the University of Trento (UniTrento), students of the Master’s programme 'Modern Social Analysis' can participate in a double degree track. Cecilia Brazioli, from Italy, is a participant of the track who shared her impressions of studying in Russia.
HSE University is represented in more subjects (10—an increase from 8 last year) in the Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects than any other Russian university.
'Business and Politics in Modern Asia': First Graduates of Double-degree Programme with Ca' Foscari University of Venice
In 2022 the first graduates of double-degree track with the partner university were three students of master's programme 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia' in HSE University – Saint Petersburg and three students of master's programme 'Language and Management to China' in Ca' Foscari University (Venice, Italy). The graduates from Italy Chiara Pizzuto, Valentina Pavan and Sara Moretto shared their impressions on their studies in Russia.