Carla Bruno on Women’s Representation in the Russian Regional Parliaments
Our graduates continue to talk about their final research projects. Carla Bruno studied factors which affect the percentage of women in the legislative bodies of the Russian Federal Subjects.
'Hot, Interesting, and Eventful': Andrey Vovk on the International Summer School in Uzbekistan
In July, three students of HSE University-St Petersburg took part in the 'Uzbekistan—Land of Tolerance' International Summer School at the National University of Uzbekistan named after Mirzo Ulugbek. The HSE students attended lectures on the history and culture of Uzbekistan and saw the sights of Tashkent and Bukhara. Andrey Vovk, student of the Bachelor's programme 'Asian and African Studies', shared his impressions of the Summer School.
'HSE Is a Demanding but at the Same Time Rewarding University'
Both the Bachelor's programme 'Political Science and World Politics' and the Master's programme 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia' offer a lot of international experience to their students. Probably the most precious of all is the opportunity to receive knowledge from the foreign instructors from all over the world. In the interview, assistant professor Andras Gal shares his thoughts on the educational process in HSE and gives some easy recommendations for the future students to follow.
Graduates of Political Science Compete in World Debating Championships
Evgeny Akulov and Evgeniya Zubko, graduates of the Bachelor's programme 'Political Science and World Politics', took part in the World Universities Debating Championships Belgrade 2022. They qualified for the playoffs and were ranked among the top 10 teams in the category 'English as a Foreign Language'.
Nikita Egorov Explains How to Conduct an Applied Research and Present It to UNESCO
Studies on a Master's programme do not always entail writing a thesis and applying to a PhD programme. In 2020, Nikita Egorov, the graduate of the Bachelor’s programme 'Political Science and World Politics', was enrolled in the Master's programme 'Public Administration' at the Central European University (CEU). He finished his studies with getting an offer of a project work at UNESCO. He told us why applied researches are interesting and what exactly helped him to present the final master's project successfully.
'Our Department is Making a Huge Effort to Emphasise the Importance of Interdisciplinarity'
The Master's in Global and Regional History has students from Russia and all over the world. Some of them already have experience with historical methods, while others are encountering this academic field for the first time. We asked the students to share their personal experiences and tell us what they remembered the most about their first year at HSE University, what is unique and interesting about the programme, and whether it is difficult to study in English.
'Academic Mobility Has Made Two of My Dreams Come True at Once'
While studying at HSE University-St Petersburg, students can take part in academic mobility programme with the universities of other countries. Among our partners are University of Rome Tor Vergata, Pompeu Fabra University, Seoul National University and others. Sometimes students go abroad to study in-person, sometimes they do it online because of the pandemic. We talked to the students who have taken part in the academic mobility programme with foreign universities this year.
'Studying and Living in Russia Is so Enriching, Fun and Interesting'
Under an agreement between HSE University-St Petersburg and the University of Trento (UniTrento), students of the Master’s programme 'Modern Social Analysis' can participate in a double degree track. Cecilia Brazioli, from Italy, is a participant of the track who shared her impressions of studying in Russia.
Liudmila Veselova on Career Opportunities of Orientalists-Sinologists
Alexandra Polosukhina, manager of Career Centre, talked to Liudmila Veselova, Academic Supervisor of the Master's programme ‘Business and Politics in Modern Asia’, about the employment of the graduated sinologists.
Russia Quits the Bologna System: What It Means and Why International Academic Career is Still Possible
On May 24, Valery Falkov, minister of science and higher education of the Russian Federation, announced that Russia would quit the Bologna System. After that, there started an intense public discussion about the essence of this system and its influence on the current and prospective students. Andrey Starodubtsev, Academic Supervisor of the Master’s programme ‘Comparative Politics of Eurasia’, explains the basic principles of this system with examples and tells why the students who are interested in academic career should not panic