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Illustration for news: HSE University – St. Petersburg Fosters Cooperation with the Netherlands

HSE University – St. Petersburg Fosters Cooperation with the Netherlands

On the last Thursday, April 8, 2021, the Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in St Petersburg, Mr Lionel Veer and the Senior Expert of the Department of Press and Culture Ms Victoria Lourik paid a visit to HSE campus in St Petersburg.

Illustration for news: Against the Odds: Short-Term Programme Internationalises Russian Studies

Against the Odds: Short-Term Programme Internationalises Russian Studies

In early March, International Research School, a short-term online programme that was held for the first time in 2021, came to a close. Students from different countries met on MS Teams to study at the track ‘Russian politics and International Affairs’.

Illustration for news: ‘We Understand that Europeans and Asian Countries Are Constantly Changing’

‘We Understand that Europeans and Asian Countries Are Constantly Changing’

In the 2021-2022 academic year, the master's program ‘Business and Politics in Modern Asia’ opens a new online course dedicated to the study and comparative analysis of the Asian and European labour markets. The discipline was developed with the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. Lecturers and authors of the course – Liudmila Veselova and Natalia Ribberink – told us about the content of the discipline, its importance for students, and their expectations.

Illustration for news: Open and Closed Borders: What International Students Should Know

Open and Closed Borders: What International Students Should Know

Today, opening Russia's state borders with other countries remains one of the most pressing issues. Recently, much conflicting information has emerged around this topic. HSE students returned to their classrooms on March 29, 2021, but many international students keep studying in a distant mode.

Illustration for news: HSE University – St Petersburg Strengthens Academic Ties with France

HSE University – St Petersburg Strengthens Academic Ties with France

On March 25, 2021, Mr Pascal Sliwanski, the Consul General of France in St Petersburg, and Mrs Eva Bertrand, Cooperation Adviser, paid a visit to HSE campus in St Petersburg to meet the team of the university and discuss collaboration prospects. The university was represented by Prof Sergey Kadochnikov, Prof Irina Shchemeleva, Prof Elena Rogova, Ms Elena Vandysheva and the team of the International Office.

Illustration for news: Registration for HSE Minors Starts March 22

Registration for HSE Minors Starts March 22

This year, all minors will be available to students of all four HSE campuses

Illustration for news: 'Dream Big': Journey from Bachelor's in Political Science to Master in Entrepreneurship

'Dream Big': Journey from Bachelor's in Political Science to Master in Entrepreneurship

Ekaterina Shevyakova is a fourth-year student of the programme 'Political Science and World Politics', and she has been invited to a prestigious Master's programme in entrepreneurship at one of the world's leading universities. In this interview, Ekaterina talks about why she chose HSE Univesity — Saint Petersburg, what skills helped her enter a foreign university, and why a broad undergraduate education is beneficial.

Illustration for news: HSE St. Petersburg and the University of Helsinki Launch New Joint Course

HSE St. Petersburg and the University of Helsinki Launch New Joint Course

From January 2022, students of HSE St. Petersburg and the University of Helsinki can take a joint online course on social policy in Russia and other post-Soviet countries. It was designed for students of the master's programmes 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia', 'Comparative Politics of Russia and Eurasia', as well as for students of the master's program of the University of Helsinki. Dr Anna Tarasenko, Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science and International Relations and Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Comparative Governance Studies, takes us through the new course and her expectations from teaching in an innovative setting with foreign colleagues.

Illustration for news: 'Being an International Ambassador Provides an Opportunity for Skills Acquisition'

'Being an International Ambassador Provides an Opportunity for Skills Acquisition'

The international ambassador project is one of the leading projects by the International Office of HSE University — St. Petersburg. This project helps create awareness about the University in various countries and hometowns. Ibuowo Grace, a fourth-year student of the BA Programme 'Political Science and World Politics' who is serving her second year as the international student ambassador of HSE University, told about her experience.

Illustration for news: HSE University Places Among the World’s Top 25 Universities in ТНЕ Emerging Economies Ranking

HSE University Places Among the World’s Top 25 Universities in ТНЕ Emerging Economies Ranking

HSE University has ranked among the top 25 universities worldwide in the Times Higher Education Emerging Economies ranking and is one of Russia’ three best universities.