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Illustration for news: Students from Denmark Were Engaged in Youth Studies in Saint Petersburg

Students from Denmark Were Engaged in Youth Studies in Saint Petersburg

The Centre for Youth Studies organized a course 'Urban Youth Cultures' for students of Aarhus University (Denmark). The faculty of the Department of Sociology and a student of the programme 'Modern Social Analysis' talk about the Denmark students' research topics and distance learning.

Illustration for news: HSE University Enters the QS Ranking’s Top 300 For First Time

HSE University Enters the QS Ranking’s Top 300 For First Time

HSE University took 298th place in the 2021 QS World University Rankings, improving its ranking by 24 positions compared to last year and entering the first quartile of the world’s leading universities. HSE University now ranks among the world’s top 300 universities in two international rankings: the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Illustration for news: Proctoring: How to Ensure the Integrity of Online Assessment

Proctoring: How to Ensure the Integrity of Online Assessment

17% of HSE’s spring-summer session exams will be administered with proctoring software that ensures the integrity of online assessment. Read on to learn how proctoring software is used at HSE University and what its advantages are over traditional in-person monitoring in the classroom.

Illustration for news: International Applicants Are Eligible for an Additional Tuition Fee Discount

International Applicants Are Eligible for an Additional Tuition Fee Discount

The deadline for international fee-paying applicants to receive an extra 5% tuition discount in addition to their grants and scholarships has been extended until June 30. Here's how Fall 2020 applicants can receive an additional discount for their studies at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Illustration for news: Museums Learn to Cope with Quarantine

Museums Learn to Cope with Quarantine

Approximately six months before the introduction of restrictive measures, the Laboratory of Cultural Economics at the St. Petersburg campus of HSE began a study of how Russian and foreign museums conduct their online educational activities. The researchers released their initial findings in late January 2020, having managed to “take the temperature” of this market before the pandemic hit. Professor Valery Gordin and Research Associate Irina Sizova explain what it was like before the coronavirus crisis and how it will look afterwards.

Illustration for news: HSE International Student Admissions to Continue as Usual for the 2020/2021 Academic Year

HSE International Student Admissions to Continue as Usual for the 2020/2021 Academic Year

In the event of unfavorable conditions or border closures due to the pandemic, HSE University will be organizing online learning with mandatory support from professors for newly enrolled international students. To do this, the University has all the required infrastructure.

Illustration for news: HSE — St. Petersburg's Programmers Are among the Best in Google Hash Code Competition

HSE — St. Petersburg's Programmers Are among the Best in Google Hash Code Competition

The final of the Google Hash Code programming competition was held in late April. HSE — Saint Petersburg student were on board of teams which took 6th and 12th places. More than 10 000 teams from every corner of the world took part in the competition.

Illustration for news: 'Columbus also Worked Remotely': Maxim Lapin on Distance Learning and Future of Management

'Columbus also Worked Remotely': Maxim Lapin on Distance Learning and Future of Management

Not only scholars but also experts of various domains teach at HSE University - Saint Petersburg. Maxim Lapin, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Moscow Exchange, teaches courses in strategy and business analytics for the students of the 'Management and Analytics for Business' Master's programme. The Editorial Office talked to Mr. Lapin about Saint Petersburg campus particularities, distance learning, and books that are worth reading for future managers.

Illustration for news: The Post-Soviet Track and New Regionally Oriented Classes: Updated Curriculum of the Bachelor's Programme in Political Science and World Politics

The Post-Soviet Track and New Regionally Oriented Classes: Updated Curriculum of the Bachelor's Programme in Political Science and World Politics

This year our bachelor's programme 'Political Science and World Politics' is launching a new regional track, the Post-Soviet Space. We have talked to Anna Dekalchuk, the Academic Director of the programme, to learn more about the updates made for our future and current students.

Illustration for news: HSE's Master's Programme in Finance: Coursework, Double Degrees, and Careers

HSE's Master's Programme in Finance: Coursework, Double Degrees, and Careers

The Master's Programme 'Finance' was established at HSE University - Saint Petersburg in 2009. Since then, the programme has received international EPAS accreditation, established double degree opportunities for its students with other universities, and expanded its cooperation with companies in the finance sector. Graduates of the programme have gone on to work in the Treasury Department of Gazprom Energoholding, perform financial analytics at PepsiCo, and start their own business in Chile.