THE WUR ranking - the overall ranking of the best universities in the world - completed the publication of world ratings in 2019. HSE showed successful dynamics of its results and moved to a new and higher position of 251-300, taking third place among Russian universities after Moscow State University (189) and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (201-250).
HSE accepts applications for the annual student research competition. Students of other Russian universities, as well as foreign universities, can participate in it. The papers are accepted in Russian and English, applications can be submitted until October 15.
Are the first weeks of classes already a blur, but you still can't shake off the spell of HSE SPb Day? Let's take a look back on how the campus-wide event went and add the photos of our new university family to our albums.
At the end of August, the Department of History of the School of Arts and Humanities of the HSE University - St. Petersburg together with the Student Scientific Society of the History programme wrapped up their Summer School, 'Turns in the Social Sciences and Humanities: from Text to Number'.
Students of HSE University - St. Petersburg participated in the Supply Chain Summer Camp 2019, an educational campus organised annually by Gazprom Neft. To gain admittance to the camp, students were required to submit a resume, solve an analytical case, and pass a test demonstrating their ability to work with numerical and verbal information.
Elvira Spasskih, an HSE alumna who earned her BA in International Business and Management Studies, spoke with HSE News Service about how her career trajectory is evolving. Elvira shares her impressions of studying at the HSE Campus in St Petersburg and talks about what skills help her on the job.
How to Fall in Love with Political Science in Four Years’ Time and Enrol in an MA Programme in Germany
The Political Science Department's Free Editorial Office ('Volnaja Redaksiya') caught up with graduate Nikol Fuks to talk about enrolling in an educational programme abroad, lecturers, how to overcome yourself, and choose a thesis topic.
The Summer School of the Francophone Organisation on European Studies and Education in Social Sciences (OFFRES - Organisation francophone pour la formation et la recherche européennes en sciences humaines) was held at the beginning of July 2019 in St. Petersburg with the support of HSE University. The school brought together 60 researchers from almost 20 countries. Over the course of a week, school participants organised lectures and seminars around the theme, 'Empires: Centre and Periphery' in 5 areas: cinema, literature, philosophy, history, and political science.
HSE University has firmly entered the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), which is known for its rigorous selection criteria. After placing in the ranking for the first time last year, HSE University maintained its position despite increased competition — more than 50 new universities entered the ranking for the first time this year.