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Illustration for news: HSE Enters ARWU Ranking for the First Time

HSE Enters ARWU Ranking for the First Time

The Higher School of Economics has entered the Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) for the first time. The ranking is known for its strict selection criteria. This year, 12 Russian universities, including 10 participants of Project 5-100, entered the ranking. Until 2016, only 2 representatives of Russia were included- MSU and St. Petersburg State University.

Illustration for news: American Student in St. Petersburg: Understanding Modern Russia

American Student in St. Petersburg: Understanding Modern Russia

Addie Bacon, an American student from Smith College, who studies the Russian language and literature in the US. She had spent six months at HSE University St. Petersburg attending ‘Russian, Eurasian, and Post-Soviet Studies Programme’. Before she left to go back home we asked her a few questions about her experience studying and living in Russia.

Illustration for news: Let’s Speak ‘HSEian’

Let’s Speak ‘HSEian’

When students finally arrive at their dream university, it always takes time to get used to the new environment. In order to prepare the newcomers who will arrive on August 27-30, we have prepared a list of terms that we often use here at HSE University St. Petersburg. 

Illustration for news: Technology Historians from HSE St. Petersburg Take Part in International Network Projects

Technology Historians from HSE St. Petersburg Take Part in International Network Projects

In July, an international network project involving the Centre for Historical Research Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History was granted the support of two international research funds. Julia Lajus, Head of the Laboratory, told HSE News Service what environmental and technology history is all about, and what role HSE researchers play in the Tensions of Europe international research network.

Illustration for news: Master's Thesis with the Promise of a PhD

Master's Thesis with the Promise of a PhD

Originally from Greece, Aikaterini Kandylidou is now a student in the Master's programme 'Experience Economy: Hospitality and Tourism Management'. Recently, she applied for an international conference in Spain with her Master's thesis abstract, and it was accepted. Here are her memories and impressions of the conference.

HSE Joins ARWU Top-100 in Two Subject Areas

The Higher School of Economics (HSE) has entered the Top-100 in Sociology and Mathematics of the Shanghai Ranking (ARWU). It is also now the leader on this ranking among Russian universities in Economics, Political Science and Management.

Illustration for news: HSE St. Petersburg Summer School Has Begun

HSE St. Petersburg Summer School Has Begun

St. Petersburg HSE Summer School has opened its doors to welcome the first students!

Illustration for news: HSE University St. Petersburg Welcomes the Delegation from National Economics University (Vietnam)

HSE University St. Petersburg Welcomes the Delegation from National Economics University (Vietnam)

On July 3, HSE University in St. Petersburg hosted honoured representatives from National Economics University (NEU) at its campus. The meeting was intended on enhancing international cooperation between two universities in different spheres.

Illustration for news: Master's Programme in Finance Launches Double Degree Track with ESSCA

Master's Programme in Finance Launches Double Degree Track with ESSCA

HSE University St. Petersburg and ESSCA (Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commercials d'Angers), one of the top business school in France, have signed an agreement to launch a Double Degree track as а part of the Master's programme in Finance.

Illustration for news: New Centre for Data Analytics and Machine Learning

New Centre for Data Analytics and Machine Learning

A new school of physics, mathematics and computer sciences at HSE University St. Petersburg is set to become an important centre for advanced flagship research in data analysis and machine learning.