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Illustration for news: 'I Submitted My Documents to Three Universities: Oxford, Cambridge and the London School of Economics. I was Accepted in All Three'

'I Submitted My Documents to Three Universities: Oxford, Cambridge and the London School of Economics. I was Accepted in All Three'

At HSE University-St Petersburg, except for the main learning trajectory, over two years, the students master an additional one—a minor. It can help to find new optics for research, choose a profession or simply broaden the horizons. A minor helped Tatyana Novotolskaya, a graduate of the Bachelor's programme 'Sociology and Social Informatics', not only find a new area for research but also get enrolled in the Master's programme at Oxford University. Find out more about all these things and some pieces of advice for prospective students in our interview.

Illustration for news: ‘You Can Discover Istanbul Again and Again’: Anastasia Akmalova on Exchange Studies in Turkey

‘You Can Discover Istanbul Again and Again’: Anastasia Akmalova on Exchange Studies in Turkey

Anastasia Akmalova is a 2023 graduate of the Bachelor's programme 'Political Science and World Politics'. Last year, she had the chance to study under the exchange programme at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul. Anastasia told us why she chose Turkey and shared her impressions of the country, city and university.

Illustration for news: Yaroslav Barykin on His Studies to Become a Political Scientist with Honours Diploma, Preparations to State Exams and Favourite Courses

Yaroslav Barykin on His Studies to Become a Political Scientist with Honours Diploma, Preparations to State Exams and Favourite Courses

Yaroslav Barykin, a graduate of the Bachelor's programme 'Political Science and World Politics', finished his studies with an honours diploma and became a laureate of the Olympiad 'The Higher League'. The graduate is planning to continue his academic path in the Master's programme 'Data Analytics for Politics and Society' where he is accepted without the exams thanks to the Olympiad. Yaroslav chose this programme as he was interested in the way big data was used in politological researches. Read about the impressions of the graduate's studies and plans for the future in the interview.

Illustration for news: Double-Degree Tracks: How Students of HSE University-St Petersburg Can Get into Foreign Universities

Double-Degree Tracks: How Students of HSE University-St Petersburg Can Get into Foreign Universities

At HSE University-St Petersburg, students of some programmes have the opportunity to get two diplomas after graduation: one from HSE and one from a foreign partner university. Find out which programmes offer double-degree tracks and which foreign universities are involved.

Illustration for news: ‘The Main Advice is Not to Be Afraid of Uncertainty’—Graduate of Comparative Politics of Eurasia on His Studies and Career in GR

‘The Main Advice is Not to Be Afraid of Uncertainty’—Graduate of Comparative Politics of Eurasia on His Studies and Career in GR

Mikhail Grechishnikov enrolled in the Master's programme 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia' right after graduating from the Bachelor's programme 'Asian and African Studies' at HSE University-St Petersburg. The master's degree gave him a lot of opportunities: Mikhail made new acquaintances, studied important subjects such as data analytics, decided on the sphere he would like to work in, and started his career in the Government Relations Department at Megafon. He talks about all of this and more in his interview.

Illustration for news: School Ten Thousand Kilometres Away from Home: Students from Thailand at HSE University

School Ten Thousand Kilometres Away from Home: Students from Thailand at HSE University

HSE University continues to develop its international relations with the best Asian universities. At the request of Thammasat University (Thailand), a special short-term educational programme in ‘Russian Language and Culture’ has been created at the HSE St Petersburg International Office.

Illustration for news: 'City Legends': Historian Ekaterina Kalemeneva on Her Favourite Places in St Petersburg

'City Legends': Historian Ekaterina Kalemeneva on Her Favourite Places in St Petersburg

There are plenty of unexpected sides to St Petersburg: it is a city of writers, poets, architects, rock musicians and their admirers... It is multi-layered, but it always has a soul. Ekaterina Kalemeneva, Senior Lecturer at the Department of History, takes us on a textual walk around the city to find out where the biggest Beatles fan in the USSR lived, what Nabokov and Leningrad architects have in common, and where to find vinyl records.

Illustration for news: From a Minor in Data Science to Developing a ‘Robot Political Scientist’

From a Minor in Data Science to Developing a ‘Robot Political Scientist’

Pavel Ivanov is a 2023 graduate of the Bachelor's programme 'Political Science and World Politics'. Recently, he was named a winner of the political science research paper competition named after Max Weber and also participated in creating 'the first robot political scientist'. In his interview, Pavel shares his thoughts on his studies on the programme, his interest in data analytics, and the role of artificial intelligence in political expertise.

Illustration for news: ‘Comparative Politics of Eurasia’ Recommends: Books on Politics and Society in Central Asia

‘Comparative Politics of Eurasia’ Recommends: Books on Politics and Society in Central Asia

The Master's programme 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia' offers a wide range of courses on Central Asia. The programme has prepared a selection of books about this captivating region and its thrilling history. Check out the list and get inspiration for your future research!

Illustration for news: Armine Abrahamyan on Exchange Studies at HSE University-St Petersburg

Armine Abrahamyan on Exchange Studies at HSE University-St Petersburg

Armine Abrahamyan studies philosophy at the Russian-Armenian University in Yerevan. She came to St Petersburg under the mobility programme to expand her horizons and live up to her motto of 'never limit yourself'. This aspiration for new knowledge and experiences led her to HSE University-St Petersburg. Armine shared her impressions of the university and explained how studies in Russia and Armenia are different.