On Halloween, October 31, prominent American graphic novelist Craig Thompson visited HSE — St. Petersburg School of Art and Design as part of his mini-book tour in Russia organized by the Bumkniga comic book publishing house headed by Dmitry Yakovlev.
In a recent survey considering the average Russian Unified State Examination scores of first-year enrolees at Russian universities in 2019, HSE - St Petersburg ranked 7th and 5th for the highest exam score averages among students entering state-funded positions and fee-paying positions, respectively. The average exam scores of new HSE enrolees were 92.0 (for those receiving merit-based state funding) and 80.6 (for those paying full tuition). These averages increased by 1.5 and 1.8 points from last year.
Elizaveta Redkokasha, a second-year student of the Master's Programme 'Cultural and Event Tourism Management' ('Art and Culture Management'), talks about studying abroad at a leading university, her favourite subjects, and why everyone should spend a semester in a different country.
Ruslan Valiev, a fourth-year student in the bachelor's programme ‘Political Science and World Politics’ managed to complete an impossible mission this summer—namely, to represent Russia at the G20/Y20 Summit and to land an internship at a Japanese energy company.
HSE University Becomes Russia’s Only Academic Institution in U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings in Economics and Social Sciences
HSE University has improved its standing in the general U.S. News Best Global Universities ranking. Today, the agency published its 2019 global rankings. HSE University appeared in the Economics and Business ranking for the first time, placing 235th. We are also the only Russian institution to make the cut.
HSE University has once again placed in two subject rankings of the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings: Computer Science (in the top 400) and Engineering and Technology (in the 601-800 range).
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On October 10 and 11, the II International Kotchoubey Readings took place in Higher School of Economics in Saint Petersburg. The conference ‘Private Collections: Objects, History, Emotions’ became an international platform of experience sharing for collectors, Russian private and public museums representatives and leading experts in this field.
HSE improved last year result which went up by 6 positions and took t 17th place in the ranking of the top universities from emerging European and Central Asian countries.
HSE - Saint Petersburg International Office invites you to participate in the Culture in the Spotlight photo contest, which highlights the symbiosis of multiple cultures on the streets of Saint Petersburg. Winners will receive HSE souvenirs. The HSE website and associated social media pages will publish the winning photos, as well as the interviews with the winners.