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Illustration for news: Political Science at HSE University-St Petersburg: Students' Term Papers and Theses

Political Science at HSE University-St Petersburg: Students' Term Papers and Theses

One of the most important deadlines for HSE students of any programme is the one for choosing a topic for term papers. For some people, it might be hard to define the area of their research interests due to the great variety of theories, events, and approaches. Others might have no idea what to write about. To help sort out potential topics, we looked at those chosen by political scientists for their papers last year.

Illustration for news: Galina Shirokova: 'Creativity and Imagination Help in Any Career'

Galina Shirokova: 'Creativity and Imagination Help in Any Career'

Lecturers from HSE University-St Petersburg and the University of Oregon (US) have designed a course aimed at developing creativity in business activities. Galina Shirokova, Professor at the Department of Management, talks about the course and shares her plans to develop imagination and creative thinking within the St Petersburg School of Economics and Management.

Illustration for news: 'I Have to Get Used to the Fact that I Have a New Life'

'I Have to Get Used to the Fact that I Have a New Life'

Anastasia Novikova, graduate of the Bachelor's programme 'History', current student of the Master's programme 'Global and Regional History', talks about moving to France. What is it like to live and study in another country? What is 'Frenglish'? And why does buying a kiwi seem like a luxury? Read more about these questions and more in the article.

Illustration for news: HSE University Opens Access for the Students and Staff to Its Online Courses

HSE University Opens Access for the Students and Staff to Its Online Courses

Since October 24, the students and lecturers of HSE University have gained free access to the university online courses, numbering more than 200, without the practical and test materials in the system SmartLMS. The courses cover a great variety of topics—from the film analysis to personality psychology and individual differences, from the introduction to machine learning to game theory.

Illustration for news: HSE University Comes First in Russian Ranking of Entrepreneurial Universities

HSE University Comes First in Russian Ranking of Entrepreneurial Universities

HSE University has taken first place in the ranking of entrepreneurial universities compiled by the ‘Expert’ analytical centre. In four years, the university has risen by five positions. This year, HSE University received the maximum number of points in the categories ‘Founders’, ‘Startups’ and ‘Investments’.

Illustration for news: 'The Academic Track is the Fastest Way into Science'

'The Academic Track is the Fastest Way into Science'

Since 2021, the Master's programme 'Modern Social Analysis' has implemented an academic educational track for students seeking a scientific career. The track has a greater focus on independent research projects, the development of academic skills, and preparation to enrol in a PhD programme. Daniil Lermontov, 2nd-year student of the Master's programme 'Modern Social Analysis', talks about his experience of studying on the academic track.

Illustration for news: 'The Atmosphere at HSE University is Heartwarming and Home-Like'

'The Atmosphere at HSE University is Heartwarming and Home-Like'

'Heartwarming and home-Like' is how Jelizaveta Poglid, student of the Master’s programme 'Arts and Culture Management', describes HSE University. By the time she graduated from the Bachelor's programme 'Asian and African Studies', the university had become so dear to her heart that Jelizaveta decided to continue her education in Russia.

Illustration for news: How to Make the Most of a Double-Degree Programme

How to Make the Most of a Double-Degree Programme

Ekaterina Zhizhina, student of the Master's programme 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia', shared her impressions of Ca' Foscari University (Italy) and the specifics of studying on a double-degree programme.

Illustration for news: 'Intercultural Communication Is Always Practical'

'Intercultural Communication Is Always Practical'

Dmitriy Zhukov graduated from the Saint Petersburg State University of Engineering and Economics, continued his education at the South China University of Technology in Guangzhou (China), and in 2016 successfully defended his PhD dissertation at the Wuhan University of Technology (China). His dissertation topic was 'Crisis Early Warning Management for a Small Hotel Company'. Dmitriy is the author of more than 15 scientific articles on the topic of his dissertation.

Illustration for news: New Programmes—New Impressions: What the First-Years Say about Studying at HSE University

New Programmes—New Impressions: What the First-Years Say about Studying at HSE University

In 2022, HSE University-St Petersburg opened three new Bachelor's programmes: 'Media Communications', 'International Bachelor in Business and Economics', 'Digital Platforms and Logistics'. There is one new Master's programme as well: 'Design'. It has been a month since the studies started, so we decided to share the students' impressions of the programmes and tell about the peculiarities of the education at HSE University one more time.