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Illustration for news: Men Willing to Pay More for Chocolate Than Women

Men Willing to Pay More for Chocolate Than Women

Particularly if it is an expensive premium product

Illustration for news: Income and Cost of Living Distribution Found to Be Similar in Russia and US

Income and Cost of Living Distribution Found to Be Similar in Russia and US

While higher prices in large cities can help balance local residents' purchasing power to some extent, they do not completely equalise it

Illustration for news: People Spend 1/6th of their Lifetime on Enhancing Their Appearance

People Spend 1/6th of their Lifetime on Enhancing Their Appearance

And not only to find the love of their life

Illustration for news: Russia-India: Prospects for Cooperation in the Field of Education and Science

Russia-India: Prospects for Cooperation in the Field of Education and Science

HSE University-St Petersburg actively continues to develop ties with Indian universities, expanding the pool of its partners for mobility and academic exchange programmes.

Illustration for news: ‘Wherever You Go, You Are Always Surrounded by the Alps’

‘Wherever You Go, You Are Always Surrounded by the Alps’

Gyulbike Talibova, 3rd-year student of the Bachelor's programme 'History', shared her first impressions of studying at the University of Trento on an Erasmus+ scholarship. In her interview, she also talks about Italian students, the language barrier, travelling to northern Italy, and much more.

Illustration for news: 'City Legends': Designer Mitya Kharshak on His Favourite Places in St Petersburg

'City Legends': Designer Mitya Kharshak on His Favourite Places in St Petersburg

'City Legends' is a new feature on our website. Here, you will find interesting stories about St Petersburg, its life, citizens and architecture. The series starts with an interview with Mitya Kharshak, Director of HSE University-St Petersburg School of Art and Design. Find out how scaffolds changed the image of the city, in what way Mitya's family is connected with the art of Leningrad-St Petersburg, the Russian Museum and how fonts on the tablets help people to capture the zeitgeist in the article.

Illustration for news: 'In Trento, You Can Meet People from Totally Different Backgrounds'

'In Trento, You Can Meet People from Totally Different Backgrounds'

Victoria Sharonova is a second-year student of the Master's programme 'Modern Social Analysis'. She is combining work and studies and recently moved to Italy under the double-degree programme between HSE University-St Petersburg and the University of Trento. In her interview, Victoria speaks about the admissions process, difficulties with accommodation and food, and the peculiarities of studying in Italy.

Illustration for news: Art and Design School Curator Collaborates with BoscoVesna

Art and Design School Curator Collaborates with BoscoVesna

Andrey Lyublinskiy, Curator at the HSE University-St Petersburg Art and Design School, designed the show of the 2023 spring-summer collection in the BoscoVesna mall on Novy Arbat in the middle of April. Design students also participated in the digital part of the show in real time, creating NFT characters and animations.

Illustration for news: ‘I Have Always Loved Italy’

‘I Have Always Loved Italy’

Vladislava Galkina is a third-year student of the Bachelor's programme 'Philology' at HSE University-St Petersburg who went to Italy under the academic mobility programme in the third and fourth semesters. In her interview, Vlada talks about participating in the mobility programme, finding accommodation in Italy, and attitudes to Russians abroad.

Illustration for news: ‘Political Science Is a Lifestyle and Way of Thinking’

‘Political Science Is a Lifestyle and Way of Thinking’

The Master's programme 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia' trains specialists in the internal and external politics of post-Soviet countries. Students learn how to combine qualitative and quantitative methods of analysis with theoretical approaches from various social sciences. The programme has three educational tracks: one in research and two applied ones. Andrey Starodubtsev, Academic Supervisor of the programme, explains which subjects students will learn and where they will be able to undertake internships.