'We aim to teach students to think about the business world globally and to teach them how to run an international enterprise', - Jeff Downing, Academic Supervisor of "International Business and Management Studies" programme, believes.
Higher School of Economics - Saint Petersburg is one of the most international universities in Russia. Almost 30% of its academic programmes are held fully in English, each fifth graduate had an internship or studied abroad, and each twentieth graduate continues his or her education getting a master’s degree abroad. How is this internationality achieved?
Already in its fourth year, HSE University – St Petersburg International Summer School commenced this past week on July 1. During the next 13 weeks (actually, it goes beyond the summer session) students from all around the globe will enhance their knowledge in a wide range of fields.
The graduation ceremony for the HSE SPb graduates of 2019 took place on June 29. The guests of honor were presented their diplomas by Sergey Kadochnikov, Director of the Campus, as well as their academic supervisors and teachers. The celebration overflowed with emotions, well wishes, and rousing music—what more do you need for a memorable commencement?
HSE recently placed 39th in the QS Top-50 ‘Under 50’ ranking, thus maintaining its position in the Top-40 despite increasing competition in this special academic category.
On June 24-28, HSE University – St Petersburg hosted the International University Startups & Spin-Offs Festival (HSE Fest). Young entrepreneurs from Tallinn University of Technology received the first prize of 10,000 USD for further development of their startup project, Timey. The startup company produces small-scale chemical indicators showing whether food products are stored and transported at the right temperature.
The closing lectures at HSE Fest dealt with education, medicine and neurotechnology—the spheres in which students launched startups.
The third day of the International University Startups & Spin-Offs Festival focused on investments: participants learned how to raise capital for their startups and engage in dialogue with investors. They also discussed crowdfunding.
In 2019 the Higher School of Economics has climbed from 84th to 60th place in the Time Higher Education (THE) world ranking of young universities. HSE University is the only Russian university to place in the top 100 of this ranking.
On the second day of the HSE Fest, experts and participants discussed the main stages of interaction with customers and what companies should do to increase sales. Here’s what else the speakers shed light on.