HSE University improved its performance from last year, entering the Top-200 of the Times Higher Education (THE) subject ranking in Arts and Humanities. We now place second among Russian universities and have the best results of the participants of the Russian Academic Excellence Project 5-100.
The Higher School of Economics moved into a higher rating range for graduate employment (201-250) for the first time in five years, surpassing more powerful competitors. This year, the number of applicants for getting into the rating increased by 15% (758 universities) while 36 new universities entered the ranking.
At the end of August, the Department of History of the School of Arts and Humanities of the HSE University - St. Petersburg together with the Student Scientific Society of the History programme wrapped up their Summer School, 'Turns in the Social Sciences and Humanities: from Text to Number'.
Elvira Spasskih, an HSE alumna who earned her BA in International Business and Management Studies, spoke with HSE News Service about how her career trajectory is evolving. Elvira shares her impressions of studying at the HSE Campus in St Petersburg and talks about what skills help her on the job.
How to Fall in Love with Political Science in Four Years’ Time and Enrol in an MA Programme in Germany
The Political Science Department's Free Editorial Office ('Volnaja Redaksiya') caught up with graduate Nikol Fuks to talk about enrolling in an educational programme abroad, lecturers, how to overcome yourself, and choose a thesis topic.
HSE University has firmly entered the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), which is known for its rigorous selection criteria. After placing in the ranking for the first time last year, HSE University maintained its position despite increased competition — more than 50 new universities entered the ranking for the first time this year.
Sofia Gubaidulina, a graduate of Bachelor's programme in Political Science and World Politics, was born and grew up in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. She heard about HSE University - St Petersburg from her friends, and when she was deciding which programmes to apply for, she knew for sure that she wanted to study in the political science programme. Sofia considers HSE University - St Petersburg to be a place 'where everyone can find something for themselves'.
On July 31, the II International Economics Olympiad (IEO) for high school students came to a close in Saint Petersburg. In the team competition, the Brazilian team won the gold medal, while teams from China won silver and bronze. A team from Russia placed fifth.
On July 24, the second annual International Economics Olympiad (IEO) for high school students kicked off at HSE University in St. Petersburg. The competition is organized by HSE University with the support of Sberbank. Students from 24 countries will compete over the course of a week. The winners will be able to enroll in any HSE Economics programme in 2020 with a full tuition scholarship.