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Illustration for news: What makes a city attractive?

What makes a city attractive?

In HSE Saint-Petersburg, a lecture on topic of "Urban Transformations" was delivered by the Dutch urbanist, Evert Verhagen. The lecture was held with the support of the Museum of Street Art and the Consulate General of the Netherlands in St. Petersburg.

Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism

The Department of History is pleased to announce an intensive course of Professor Ronald G. Suny, (University of Michigan and the Head of the International Research Project “Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism” of the HSE University in Saint-Petersburg) "Russia’s Empires. Thinking About Empire" for undergraduate and graduate students.

UN Against Corruption

Students of HSE in St. Petersburg have participated in the largest international anti-corruption forum. The conference’s main topic was ‘State and Business Partnership in Preventing Corruption and Fighting It’.

A Genuine Challenge for Humanity in the 21st Century

Professor Paul Kind, University of Leeds, led the International Centre for Health Economics, Management and Policy seminar at the HSE St Petersburg.

HSE Pushes ahead Six Places in QS EECA-2015 Ranking

The QS University Rankings: EECA 2015 was published on October 21, assessing universities from 30 countries in Emerging Europe and Central Asia for 150 coveted positions in the ranking. Over the past year, the Higher School of Economics has gone from 37th place to 31st, improving across all metrics

HSE in Rankings

Minorities in Asia and Africa in Focus

HSE St Petersburg initiated and organised an international conference on Minorities and Conflicts: Asian and African States in the Modern World.  Academics from Russia, South Korea, South Africa, Turkey and Armenia gathered for the event on 9th and 10th October.

HSE St. Petersburg Hosted Presentation of World Bank’s Russia Economic Report

Russia will be able to overcome current economic problems if it adopts a combination of fiscal discipline, regulatory restraint, and institutional capacity building, according to the World Bank, which published Russia Economic Report 34: Balancing Economic Adjustment and Transformation at the end of September. Its main author and World Bank Lead Economist for the Russian Federation, Birgit Hansl, presented the report during a briefing organized by HSE St. Petersburg and American Chamber of Commerce. 30 managers of leading consulting, financial, and recruiting companies, as well as foreign mission and higher education representatives, participated in the event.

Illustration for news: HSE – An Ideal Choice for History Students

HSE – An Ideal Choice for History Students

Samrat Sil, a student from Presidency University in Kolkata, India is currently studying on the Master’s programme in Applied and Interdisciplinary History at HSE St. Petersburg. In an interview with the HSE News Service, Samrat told us about his studies and the reasons why he would recommend every history student to take the opportunity to head to HSE St. Petersburg.

In Good Company

The beginning of a new academic year is a good time to tell your classmates about your summer holidays. We asked the participants of our international Summer School “Russian Studies: Identity and Political Culture” to share their experiences.

Illustration for news: German Students Have Come Back from Russian Empire

German Students Have Come Back from Russian Empire

The International Summer School organized by the History Department of HSE St. Petersburg in partnership with German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has finished. On the 29th of September 22 students from17 German universities, who had come to Saint Petersburg to study Russian history, culture and language, received their certificates of participation in the programme. The next day they set off for home taking with them their unique experience of studying in the most beautiful Russian city, new ideas and understanding of this country and its people.