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Illustration for news: School Ten Thousand Kilometres Away from Home: Students from Thailand at HSE University

School Ten Thousand Kilometres Away from Home: Students from Thailand at HSE University

HSE University continues to develop its international relations with the best Asian universities. At the request of Thammasat University (Thailand), a special short-term educational programme in ‘Russian Language and Culture’ has been created at the HSE St Petersburg International Office.

Illustration for news: 'City Legends': Historian Ekaterina Kalemeneva on Her Favourite Places in St Petersburg

'City Legends': Historian Ekaterina Kalemeneva on Her Favourite Places in St Petersburg

There are plenty of unexpected sides to St Petersburg: it is a city of writers, poets, architects, rock musicians and their admirers... It is multi-layered, but it always has a soul. Ekaterina Kalemeneva, Senior Lecturer at the Department of History, takes us on a textual walk around the city to find out where the biggest Beatles fan in the USSR lived, what Nabokov and Leningrad architects have in common, and where to find vinyl records.

Illustration for news: HSE Scientists Investigate Third-Party Punishment for Unfairness

HSE Scientists Investigate Third-Party Punishment for Unfairness

Scientists can measure individual sensitivity towards unfairness

Illustration for news: From a Minor in Data Science to Developing a ‘Robot Political Scientist’

From a Minor in Data Science to Developing a ‘Robot Political Scientist’

Pavel Ivanov is a 2023 graduate of the Bachelor's programme 'Political Science and World Politics'. Recently, he was named a winner of the political science research paper competition named after Max Weber and also participated in creating 'the first robot political scientist'. In his interview, Pavel shares his thoughts on his studies on the programme, his interest in data analytics, and the role of artificial intelligence in political expertise.

Illustration for news: ‘Comparative Politics of Eurasia’ Recommends: Books on Politics and Society in Central Asia

‘Comparative Politics of Eurasia’ Recommends: Books on Politics and Society in Central Asia

The Master's programme 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia' offers a wide range of courses on Central Asia. The programme has prepared a selection of books about this captivating region and its thrilling history. Check out the list and get inspiration for your future research!

Illustration for news: HSE University-St Petersburg Celebrates Graduation 2023

HSE University-St Petersburg Celebrates Graduation 2023

HSE University-St Petersburg has held the traditional graduation ceremony for bachelor's and master's students. The 'Arena' event hall hosted more than 5,000 people: graduates and their loved ones, students, lecturers and deans. This year, HSE diplomas were awarded to more than 1,700 students, 295 of whom received honours diplomas. Read on to find out about the highlights of the 2023 graduation ceremony.

Illustration for news: Armine Abrahamyan on Exchange Studies at HSE University-St Petersburg

Armine Abrahamyan on Exchange Studies at HSE University-St Petersburg

Armine Abrahamyan studies philosophy at the Russian-Armenian University in Yerevan. She came to St Petersburg under the mobility programme to expand her horizons and live up to her motto of 'never limit yourself'. This aspiration for new knowledge and experiences led her to HSE University-St Petersburg. Armine shared her impressions of the university and explained how studies in Russia and Armenia are different.

Illustration for news: 'City Legends': Philologist Dmitry Kalugin on His Favourite Places in St Petersburg

'City Legends': Philologist Dmitry Kalugin on His Favourite Places in St Petersburg

Let's continue our textual walks around St Petersburg with the lecturers of HSE University-St Petersburg, this time—with Dmitry Kalugin, Professor at the Department of Philology. Find out where you can find ghosts in the city, in which yard at Liteyny Prospect they sell interesting books and over which square the spirit of Dostoevsky hovers in the interview.

Illustration for news: Equality in Business: How Support from Loved Ones Can Reduce the Gender Gap

Equality in Business: How Support from Loved Ones Can Reduce the Gender Gap

Galina Shirokova, Professor at the Department of Management at HSE University-St Petersburg, has worked alongside international researchers to identify the role of social circles and cultural values in the success of young businesswomen. They found that support within a group increases the chances of women engaging in entrepreneurship.

Illustration for news: HSE University and Rossotrudnichestvo Agree to Train Specialists in Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language

HSE University and Rossotrudnichestvo Agree to Train Specialists in Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language

HSE University and Rossotrudnichestvo have signed an agreement to establish a Russian Language Centre at HSE University in St Petersburg. It will train teachers of Russian studies and future leaders of educational programmes and courses of Russian as a foreign language. The document was signed by HSE University Rector Nikita Anisimov and Head of Rossotrudnichestvo Yevgeny Primakov at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum.