This year's theme of the International Partners Week held this past May was ‘Nurturing Global Citizens for a Global World’. Participants gathered to discuss common issues that universities face in regard to internationalisation, exchange approaches to implementing the Global Citizens concept, visit the university’s facilities, acquaint HSE SPb students with universities overseas, and, of course, enjoy St Petersburg’s White Nights.
On January 13-24, a delegation of HSE University – St Petersburg visited China in order to strengthen current partnerships and develop the new ones. As the result, the number of partnerships with Chinese universities increased to 7, and overall it is over 80.
On December 18, Sergey Kadochnikov, Director of HSE University – St Petersburg, and Georgy Vilinbakhov, Deputy General Director of the State Hermitage Museum, signed an agreement on cooperation between the university and the museum in the education and research.
On November 29-30, HSE University – St Petersburg hosted the annual Russian-Swiss Workshop on Internationalization and Cross-Cultural Management. The event gathered academics and businessmen who elaborated on the cultural peculiarities and their impact on business relations and corporations' perspectives.
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and HSE University – St Petersburg launch the Paulsen Programme, funded by the Dr Frederik Paulsen Foundation, in order to support historians in Russia who have been working on the period from the mid 17th century to 1918.
We are particularly interested in expanding our international partner's network. Signing new student exchange agreements is a basic step in this processes. Let's find out the newest one, which is signed within AMEC.
'In fact, the Russian language is very logical and my task is to disclose this to my students', says Alevtina A. Iagodova who has been teaching Russian for over 20 years. At HSE University – St. Petersburg she gives Russian classes to exchange students, organizes a language club, and promotes the Russian culture awareness among foreigners. Recently, she has been invited by the University of Indonesia to lead a workshop in order to share her knowledge and experience of teaching Russian as a foreign language with the local colleagues. Read the full interview to learn more about the language peculiarities, what you should never say to your Russian teacher (until you know each other pretty well), and many more.
On June 15, HSE University in St. Petersburg hosted the Russian-Chinese Forum on International Academic Cooperation and Entrepreneurship. The forum was dedicated to the development of bilateral cooperation in education, talent exchange and business development.
The International Partners Week “Universities: How to be a step ahead” took place at HSE University - St. Petersburg on May 14-16, 2018.
Registration to participate in the first Model United Nations conference in HSE University - St. Petersburg (HSEIMUN) is now open. Our students participate in MUN conferences all around the world in order to obtain valuable experience in world politics and diplomacy.