HSE University is always proud to share its graduates’ success stories. Anastasia Galina graduated from the Political Science programme in 2014 and has since reached great heights in her career. Anastasia works for the United Nations, doing research and creating a platform for data exchange within the organisation's agencies. In this article, Anastasia talks about her journey building an international career and explains what the political science field is really about.
Among students at Russian universities, including the Higher School of Economics, there are those who are currently studying at foreign partner universities under academic mobility programmes. In case Russian students residing abroad want to get back to Russia but face transport restrictions, they should report the problem via one of the available communication channels and register with the Consular Register. In this article we have gathered the most important contact information.
Ksenia Tenisheva, Academic Supervisor of the Programme, tells our editorial board about the programme's 'big start', its talented students and reveals ambitious plans for the future.
In 2021, a new unique bachelor’s programme called ‘International Bachelor's in Business and Economics’ was launched at HSE – Saint Petersburg. This programme is the result of a merging of the previous bachelor's programmes in Economics and International Business and Management. In this interview, Elena Shakina, Dean of the St.Petersburg School of Economics and Management, revealed to us how the modified undergraduate programme will help students to acquire the most competitive and actual skills, as well as mentioned the benefits of its partnership with VK, a famous Russian internet company.
This year, Victoria Kulkova graduated from the HSE — St. Petersburg with a bachelor's degree in International Business and Management. She enrolled in the master's program of the French business school EDHEC and received a joint scholarship from EDHEC and the French Embassy in Russia with full tuition coverage. This scholarship is awarded annually to only one candidate. In her interview, Victoria shared her experience of studying at HSE, told about the process of entering the master's program and her plans for the future.
Upon finishing undergraduate and graduate programmes in Political Science (2014, 2016), Sofia Glazunova went to study in a PhD programme in Australia. Now Sofia is a research fellow at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), lecturer, and the author of the book I'm Going to Live in Brisbane, dedicated to her experience of moving to Australia and myths about studying abroad. In an interview, Sofia discusses her blog on Telegram, how it was transformed into a book, and the pitfalls one can encounter in the publishing business.
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.
'We Welcome Students with Different Backgrounds If They Are Willing to Work Hard and Try New Things'
Associate Professor Svetlana Krivokhizh, one of the founders of the Master's Programme 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia', discusses the reasons for launching the Programme, the success of the programme's first graduating class, and the requirements for programme applicants.
Elvira Spasskih, an HSE alumna who earned her BA in International Business and Management Studies, spoke with HSE News Service about how her career trajectory is evolving. Elvira shares her impressions of studying at the HSE Campus in St Petersburg and talks about what skills help her on the job.
is HSE University’s ranking in terms of salaries of graduates employed in the field of economics and finance. The ranking was prepared by Superjob.ru research centre based on a study of the average income of young professionals who graduated from 2013–2018.