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Illustration for news: SEM Master's Programs Open Doors Day

SEM Master's Programs Open Doors Day

Do you want to know what master's education gives, how to enter the SEM master's programme and plan the next 2 years?

Come to the Open Doors Day of Master's Programs of the School of Economics and Management which will be held offline on June 23 at 18:30 at Kantemirovskaya st.3a!

There you can:

- learn about our master's programmes and prospects for master's education;

- meet and communicate with academic supervisors and professors;

- ask your questions to students and graduates of the master's programme.

Illustration for news: How to Choose Which Second Foreign Language to Learn

How to Choose Which Second Foreign Language to Learn

Students of the Political Science and World Politics programme study a second foreign language at the university. Current options include Chinese, German, Portuguese, and French, with Spanish set to be added next academic year. In this article, the programme's teachers and the leaders HSE University-St Petersburg language clubs discuss why knowing a foreign language ​​can come in handy and how to make the right choice.

Illustration for news: HSE University-St Petersburg Develops Partnerships with Universities in Uzbekistan

HSE University-St Petersburg Develops Partnerships with Universities in Uzbekistan

A delegation headed by Anna Tyshetskaya, Director of HSE University-St Petersburg, has visited the leading universities of the Republic of Uzbekistan. During the working visit, agreements were reached on broad educational and scientific international cooperation in a number of areas. The first step towards formalising the partnership was cooperation within a consortium and the Centre for Russian Education, which was launched on April 28 at Samarkand State University. The next face-to-face meeting between the parties will take place in June during HSE Partner Week in Moscow.

Illustration for news: Maxim Borisik on Internship at Gazprom and Work at American IT Company

Maxim Borisik on Internship at Gazprom and Work at American IT Company

It is a common practice for HSE – St. Petersburg students to combine studies and work in their senior year. However, often finding a balance between these two activities can be pretty challenging. Maxim Borisik, a third-year student of the educational programme 'Logistics and Supply Chain Management', not only gets good grades but also works for almost nine months at an American IT company. The editorial board asked Maxim how he manages to remain successful in both areas.

Illustration for news: What Awaits Participants of the Winter School 2022

What Awaits Participants of the Winter School 2022

Next weekend, February 19 and 20, HSE – St. Petersburg will host an annual event for those who plan to enrol in the campus master's programmes – the Winter School. Participants will be able to get acquainted with educational opportunities and attend open lectures by famous speakers – Pavel Barakaev, Sergey Mardanov, Vladimir Knyaginin, and others. In this article, we will tell you what has been included in the Winter School 2022.

Illustration for news: How To Become an Arts Manager

How To Become an Arts Manager

Pursuing a career as an arts manager requires a degree in fine arts or other related sphere. Here at HSE – St. Petersburg, we have a unique Master's programme in Arts and Culture Management which was specially designed to prepare students for work in the creative arts industry. During the programme students learn and hone competencies of an art manager, get an Italian master's degree, take a chance to work on real-life projects with iconic art institutions, get involved in a Research and Study group or project laboratories organised jointly with a world-famous luxury jewellery house – the Maison Cartier. In this interview, the academic director of the programme, Yulia Trabskaya, told us about the main features of the programme, its partnership with well-known art institutions, foreign campaigns, current projects, as well as revealed how to study in Italy for a year and shared the latest news for the 2022 intake.

Illustration for news: 'Participating in Winter School Gave Me a Chance to Look Behind the Scenes'

'Participating in Winter School Gave Me a Chance to Look Behind the Scenes'

It is no secret that when preparing for admission to a master's degree programme graduates should take advantage of every possible opportunity to stand out among others. One way to do so is by taking part in the Winter School, which is organised every year by HSE – St. Petersburg. The event does not only help graduates to decide on the direction of future postgraduate study, but also adds extra points to their portfolios. In this article, the Winter School last year's participants told our editorial board how participation in the event helped them enter master’s degree programmes.

Illustration for news: Sociologists at Yandex: Dina Vasina Talks on her Internship in Product Management

Sociologists at Yandex: Dina Vasina Talks on her Internship in Product Management

During her studies in the Sociology and Social Informatics programme, a fourth-year student Dina Vasina got interested in disciplines related to data analysis and mathematics. In November, Dina completed her internship at Yandex within the Yandex.Poisk project where she got a chance to try her hand at product management. In this interview, the student shared with us her thoughts on studying sociology, future career plans and impressions on the internship.

Illustration for news: HSE – St. Petersburg School of Design Come Out on Top at the St. Petersburg Young Design Contest

HSE – St. Petersburg School of Design Come Out on Top at the St. Petersburg Young Design Contest

Students of the HSE – St. Petersburg School of Design took part in St. Petersburg Young Design – a contest for young designers and artists. Alexandra Arsentieva clinched first place in the ‘Community’ special project, Ksenia Gernik won second place in the ‘Recycle Sea’ nomination, and another unique project by HSE students was a finalist in the ‘Saint-Petersburg Merchandise’ nomination. The participants also got a chance to learn new things at a unique poster workshop curated for the competition by Mitya Kharshak, Head of the School of Design.

Illustration for news: The Arrival: Performative Lectures in the Liminal Space Between States and Cultures

The Arrival: Performative Lectures in the Liminal Space Between States and Cultures

From December 1 to 17, Dr Margarita Kuleva, head of the Department of Design and Contemporary Art at the Higher School of Economics – St Petersburg will give a series of performative lectures dedicated to changing relations between space, body, and culture in the context of new travel. The project is structured around auto-ethnographic experiences and a historical investigation of 19th-20th century Russian culture in motion. The lectures will  be held in the English Channel Tunnel, an aircraft hangar, and Pushkin House in London, with access to live streaming.