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Illustration for news: HSE Comes in 37th in QS BRICS Ranking

HSE Comes in 37th in QS BRICS Ranking

Academic excellence projects, similar to Russia’s Project 5-100, are common in many countries, but BRICS countries typically have the largest number of universities participating in such projects. Perhaps that is why the ranking of the top universities in the five BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, prepared by the QS ranking agency, is of particular interest. For two years in a row, 10 Russian universities are steadily entering the top 50 of this ranking. This time, HSE has taken 37 place, improving its result on last year.

‘We Can Help Each Other Find Solutions’: HSE Hosts International Partners Week

International Partner Week at HSE has brought together representatives of 25 universities from 15 countries of Europe, South-East Asia and the U.S., with which HSE has various cooperation agreements. During the event, the participants exchange information about their universities and their internationalization initiatives.

First Ever Kochubey Readings Take Place at HSE

On October 11-12, the HSE University - St Petersburg campus hosted the first ever international Kochubey Readings, devoted to the study of private collections in Russia and around the world. The conference took place under the patronage of the Kochubey family, members of which travelled to Russia from France, Belgium, and the U.S.

Illustration for news: Keep Calm and Study Russia

Keep Calm and Study Russia

The UK and Russia relations have been staying in the world’s headlines, and it is evermore crucial not to burn bridges between two countries, but build them. It seems there is a sure remedy for mutual understanding – academic exchange programmes. Let’s see what King’s Russia Institute and HSE University – St Petersburg offer together.

Illustration for news: LSE and HSE University – St Petersburg Support Russian Historians

LSE and HSE University – St Petersburg Support Russian Historians

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and HSE University – St Petersburg launch the Paulsen Programme, funded by the Dr Frederik Paulsen Foundation, in order to support historians in Russia who have been working on the period from the mid 17th century to 1918.

Illustration for news: More Than a Conference: New Agreements Signed with Harbin Institute of Technology

More Than a Conference: New Agreements Signed with Harbin Institute of Technology

We are particularly interested in expanding our international partner's network. Signing new student exchange agreements is a basic step in this processes. Let's find out the newest one, which is signed within AMEC.

Illustration for news: TOP 5 in Russia: Reaching New Heights

TOP 5 in Russia: Reaching New Heights

This year has been filled with new heights in rankings for HSE University – St Petersburg. The latest one relates to enrolment standards in Russian universities and covers admission to Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes.

Illustration for news: International Projects: Post-Imperial Diversities

International Projects: Post-Imperial Diversities

Our colleagues have started a new research project. The project is implemented by a consortium of leading international universities, including HSE - St. Petersburg. Its overall aim is to study the constitutional politics of ethnic, linguistic, and religious diversity in the transition from empires to post-imperial arrangements following the Russian empire and the Soviet Union.

Illustration for news: How HSE - St. Petersburg Takes on Modern Challenges

How HSE - St. Petersburg Takes on Modern Challenges

Modern life is full of dynamic challenges. Some require a comprehensive strategy to develop skills, while others require us to take a wider view of educational processes. What is HSE - St. Petersburg doing to offer a competitive education?

Illustration for news: Russian Language: 'One Student's Mess is Another Student's Bliss'

Russian Language: 'One Student's Mess is Another Student's Bliss'

'In fact, the Russian language is very logical and my task is to disclose this to my students', says Alevtina A. Iagodova who has been teaching Russian for over 20 years. At HSE University – St. Petersburg she gives Russian classes to exchange students, organizes a language club, and promotes the Russian culture awareness among foreigners. Recently, she has been invited by the University of Indonesia to lead a workshop in order to share her knowledge and experience of teaching Russian as a foreign language with the local colleagues. Read the full interview to learn more about the language peculiarities, what you should never say to your Russian teacher (until you know each other pretty well), and many more.