Being thrilled about studies at HSE University - Saint Petersburg, Aikaterini (Katerina) Kandylidou from Thessaloniki, Greece has shared her real Russian experience of how she was enrolled for a popular Master’s degree programme ‘Experience Economy: Hospitality and Tourism’, and has given some insights into daily life in Russia.
The scope of academic programmes of HSE St. Petersburg in 2018-2019 include brand new Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees open for international students, who are welcome to apply from mid-November 2017. Starting from November 15, 2017 HSE St. Petersburg's programmes now include 32 new Bachelor's and 19 Master's applications. Furthermore, by December, in terms of geography, applications are now accepted from Central America (El Salvador) to Africa (Egypt) and Southeast Asia (Vietnam), in addition to Kazakhstan, Armenia, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
Nowadays there is an online service or an app for every business challenge or a household chore. Rapidly emerging multi-user services and systems lead to significant changes within many areas of computer science and informatics. In 2018 HSE Saint-Petersburg starts a new master’s programme “Information Systems and Human-Computer Interaction”.
Being asked about the advantages of studying at HSE one can definitely name its diversity and international atmosphere. This September the HSE campus in Saint-Petersburg welcomed 50 new exchange students from all over the world. Thomas Murphy, a master exchange student from Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management shared some impressions of his life in Saint-Petersburg.
On July 13, 2017, HSE St. Petersburg’s Director, Professor Sergey Kadochnikov held an informal meeting with the campus’ first international alumni who got awarded ambassadorial positions for their contribution to its internationalization agenda.
Dr. Elena Cirkovic is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science and International Relations, Bosphorus University (Turkey), who is spending this summer at HSE St. Petersburg as a Visiting Researcher at the Department of Political Science. She has shared with HSE News Service her experience of working at HSE St. Petersburg and gave some advice to scholars and students.
On March 10, 2017, the HSE campuses in Moscow and St. Petersburg were admitted to QTEM, an international network of the world’s leading business schools. This means that every year the 20 best management and finance MA students from both campuses will benefit from a range of network member opportunities, and after they graduate from their programme at their home university, will receive a prestigious QTEM graduate certificate.
In the quickly changing dynamics of the world economy, having impeccable grades is no longer enough to secure a good job. A practice-based Master’s programme in Finance from The Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg might be exactly what you need to have your career take off.
Marek Soukup from Masaryk University in Brno, the Czech Republic, is currently studying at HSE St Petersburg as an exchange student on the Applied Economics and Mathematical Methods MA programme. His decision to come to Russia stemmed from his desire to perfect his knowledge of the Russian language, which he started learning four years ago.
In 2016, HSE – St. Petersburg’s master's programme in Finance was included among a prestigious consortium of European universities on the International Masters in Economy, State, and Society (IMESS) project, thus opening new avenues for cooperation between HSE and well-known universities across Europe. The programme is accredited by the Association of Certified Professional Accountants (ACCA) for Financial Management, and within this specialty has established a double-degree track with University College London (UCL). Master’s programme’s full compliance with the international standards of ACCA, PRMIA (Professional Risk Manager), and GARP (Financial Risk Manager) provides its graduates with excellent career prospects at international companies. Professor Elena Rogova, Dean of HSE St.Petersburg School of Economics and Management and Academic Supervisor of the programme, has talked to HSE News Service about its distinguishing features and the benefits it offers.