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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: Saint Petersburg HSE Summer School Goes Online

Saint Petersburg HSE Summer School Goes Online

What is happening in these difficult times is undoubtedly a challenge for the education sector in general, but especially for international education. We admire the courage and creativity of our colleagues and students from all over the world, not only for staying home but also for staying curious and keeping their thirst for knowledge. The closure of the state border should not become an obstacle to the acquisition of new knowledge and cultural exchange experience. Like many other educational projects, we came to a responsible decision to move Saint Petersburg HSE Summer School online.

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.

Illustration for news: Italian Student Shares His Thoughts of the Master’s Programme in Finance and Confesses His Love for Saint Petersburg

Italian Student Shares His Thoughts of the Master’s Programme in Finance and Confesses His Love for Saint Petersburg

Lorenzo Fava is a student of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan. He came to HSE University – St Petersburg to study in a double-degree Master’s Programme in Finance. In his interview, Lorenzo tells why he chose a university in Russia, what are his favourite subjects and what he thinks of a distance learning mode.

Illustration for news: With Love to Saint Petersburg: How International Students Study Remotely

With Love to Saint Petersburg: How International Students Study Remotely

When HSE University — Saint Petersburg switched to distance learning, our international students had to make a difficult decision: stay in Russia or return home. The HSE St. Petersburg Editorial Office found out how the students deal with self-isolation in the dormitory and at home, what has changed in their educational process and what they do in their spare time.

Illustration for news: 7 Remote Study Tips

7 Remote Study Tips

For over a month, HSE University – St. Petersburg students have been studying remotely. Integration of this new experience to day-to-day life took a while, and still many students (and not only students) find studying from home challenging. Here are some tips you might find useful to cope with procrastination and organize your day.

Illustration for news: HSE University – St Petersburg Launches Virtual Tour Experience

HSE University – St Petersburg Launches Virtual Tour Experience

When choosing a study destination, trying to learn more about the university or just reminiscing on your student years, there is nothing better than visiting a campus in person. Still, sometimes it is just not possible. The good news is that we have created something very special to help you see the campus with your own eyes and feel the vibes of our university