This Saturday, on September 16, the Sevkabel Port space located by the Gulf of Finland will host the annual HSE SPB Day. The event will bring together all kinds of people involved in university life: students, graduates, professors, and anyone else who plans to connect their life to HSE University-St Petersburg. The event programme includes open-air dances, a lecture series with invited speakers (including representatives of VK and Sloy), VR quests and much more.
‘International Bachelor's in Business and Economics’ to Divide Students by Level of Mathematical Training
This year, first-year students of the International Bachelor’s in Business and Economics will be divided into three educational cohorts according to their level of mathematical training. This will help winners of olympiads, applicants with high points, and graduates of specialised schools to continue to develop their skills, while helping other students to more easily adapt to the training schedule. Read on to learn more about the new initiative.
From July 3 to August 11, 2023, HSE University-St Petersburg will hold its traditional Summer School, which offers participants various courses in four fields of study. International and Russian students will get a chance not only to gain new knowledge and ECTS credits, but also to enjoy the unforgettable atmosphere of summer in St Petersburg. Classes will be held both in Russian and English. Read on to find out more about what the Summer School has in store.
On April 20, the New Stage of the Alexandrinsky Theatre will host CIBA-2023, a conference on creative industries organised by students of the Master's programme 'Arts and Culture Management'. This year's event, which is devoted to the role of art in the corporate environment, marks the third time the conference has been held. Entry to the event is free.
Have you ever wanted to apply your academic knowledge in the real world? Or try your hand at a different area of study? Even if you just want to test your skills and knowledge, you can do all of these things at HSE University by engaging in project activities.
On April 8–10, HSE University-St Petersburg will hold the fifth Model United Nations conference (MUN). The event will take place offline in English and both current and prospective students can participate. The application deadline is March 15. Read on to learn more and find out what to expect from the conference.
The university experience isn’t just about studying and getting a degree. University years are full of opportunities and wonderful impressions, all of which you can experience at HSE University-St Petersburg firsthand. Sometimes it can be hard for international students to find information about certain events or groups due to the language barrier or a lack of experience with Russian social media apps and websites. To help you navigate all the extracurricular activities available on our campus, we decided to highlight some interesting clubs which are happy to welcome international students.
On November 1, HSE University-St Petersburg started the international admissions campaign for the 2023/24 academic year. This year, the university offers 13 Bachelor's and 25 Master's programmes, four of which are new. We talked to the academic supervisors of the new programmes about the kind of students they expect to see and what future prospects graduates will have.
The Bachelor's programme 'Philology' welcomes both Russian and international students. We talked to Mikhail Beshimov, who entered HSE University-St Petersburg via the HSE International Olympiad and came to study from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. In the interview, he shared his experience of participating in the Olympiad, the difficulties of moving to Russia and his first months study. Mikhail also shared some advice for international applicants who want to enrol in the Philology programme at HSE University-St Petersburg.
Since October 24, the students and lecturers of HSE University have gained free access to the university online courses, numbering more than 200, without the practical and test materials in the system SmartLMS. The courses cover a great variety of topics—from the film analysis to personality psychology and individual differences, from the introduction to machine learning to game theory.