'Business and Politics in Modern Asia' is a master's programme aimed at students of Asian Studies and those who come from other educational backgrounds but have a strong portfolio. Each year the programme gets more practical: one can study analytics as part of elective courses, opt for various projects and do an internship at partner companies. In this interview, Liudmila Veselova, the programme’s academic supervisor, tells us in which way the programme cooperates with business, what international connections it has, and whether it is possible to enrol without the knowledge of Oriental languages.
With the admission campaign for international students in full swing, Elena Shakina, Dean of the St Petersburg School of Economics and Management, revealed some details about the new International Bachelor’s in Business and Economics—including how professional tracks and two qualifications in Economics and Management will allow students to remain in demand in the labour market for a long time.
Inter-campus courses are the subjects that are available online for students of all HSE campuses. The courses have been present at the university since 2020, and during this time have become an integral part of the educational process. In this post, we will take a look at their main features and advantages.
Students of the Political Science and World Politics programme study a second foreign language at the university. Current options include Chinese, German, Portuguese, and French, with Spanish set to be added next academic year. In this article, the programme's teachers and the leaders HSE University-St Petersburg language clubs discuss why knowing a foreign language can come in handy and how to make the right choice.
A delegation headed by Anna Tyshetskaya, Director of HSE University-St Petersburg, has visited the leading universities of the Republic of Uzbekistan. During the working visit, agreements were reached on broad educational and scientific international cooperation in a number of areas. The first step towards formalising the partnership was cooperation within a consortium and the Centre for Russian Education, which was launched on April 28 at Samarkand State University. The next face-to-face meeting between the parties will take place in June during HSE Partner Week in Moscow.
The Master in International Business programme will have its first graduates at the end of the 2022 academic year. We asked international students and lecturers to share their thoughts and impressions of the programme and its subjects.
A study of the digitalisation process of Russian museums has been conducted by the Laboratory for Management in Culture and Tourism at the HSE University–St. Petersburg, with the support of the Russian Committee of the International Union of Museums (ICOM Russia). The results of the study provide information on factors that contribute to failure or success in the museum digitalisation efforts and reveal its prospects, raise questions on tools that could be applied for attracting more visitors, as well as touch on possibilities for monetising museum online product range.
The Master's in Strategic Management in Logistics offered by HSE University in St Petersburg trains students in logistics and supply chain management. In this interview, Vladislav Lukinsky, Academic Supervisor of the Master's, talks about the programme's main features, what makes it relevant in today’s changing world, and why students from all educational backgrounds are welcome to apply.
Students of the HSE University-St Petersburg Master's programme in Arts and Culture Management conducted a study of the visitor experience at the Fabergé Museum based on an exhibition of artworks by Salvador Dalí. The results of this and other joint projects with the museum are to be included in the programme’s curriculum.
The Master’s programme in Finance has been held at HSE University–St. Petersburg since 2009. The programme actively cooperates with small and medium-sized enterprises, and its graduates get jobs in large companies—Severstal, a well-known Russian steel company, among others. In this interview, we asked Professor Elena Rogova, Academic Supervisor of this Master’s programme, what skills are required to become a successful financier and how this programme can help to acquire them.