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A new joint online course with the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences will be open for students of the masters’ programme «Business and politics in modern Asia»

Hamburg University of Applied Science
In the 2021-2022 academic year, the master's program «Business and Politics in Modern Asia» will open 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. Teachers and authors of the course – Prof. Veselova and Prof. Ribberink –  told us about the content of the discipline, its importance for students, and their expectations.

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.

'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 us about her experience.

Round Table «Studying Peace in and with Central Eurasia. Starting from Local and Trans-Local Perspectives»

Round Table «Studying Peace in and with Central Eurasia. Starting from Local and Trans-Local Perspectives»
On 16 February, 18:00, MA programmes «Comparative Politics of Eurasia» and «Comparative Russian and Eurasian Politics» invite you to participate in the round table on peace research in and with Central Eurasia.

Student of the Graduate Programme 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia' Shares Experience of Freelancing and Hands-on Learning at HSE

Student of the Graduate Programme 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia' Shares Experience of Freelancing and Hands-on Learning at HSE
Many students at Higher School of Economics keep their personal blogs or publish them in different news outlets. Aruuke Uran Kyzy, a second-year student in the graduate Programme ‘Comparative Politics of Eurasia’ at HSE University — St. Petersburg, a journalist and a contributing analyst in the field of Politics of Eurasia, talks us through her experience. She has prominent publications for news outlets such as TRT World, The Diplomat, and she also writes for her personal blog.

HSE SPb Research Day: results and impressions

On the 17th of November, the HSE SPb held an annual students’ conference - Research Day. 7 students from the Saint-Petersburg school of social science and area studies programmes took wins in all tracks.

High Five: Reading List by Yuri Kabanov

High Five: Reading List by Yuri Kabanov
The academic year is gradually gaining momentum, and textbooks, along with academic papers, are becoming a part of bedtime reading. If you would like to read something different and useful, read the reading list by Yuri Kabanov, co-head of the programme 'Political Science and World Politics'. There you will find books about statistics and cats, a collection of short stories-assumptions, and others.

'I Am Going to Live in Brisbane': HSE Alumna Publishes Book about Her Time in Australia

'I Am Going to Live in Brisbane': HSE Alumna Publishes Book about Her Time in Australia
Upon finishing undergraduate and graduate programmes in Political Science (2014, 2016), Sofia Glazunova went to study in a PhD programme in Australia. Now Sofia is a research fellow at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), lecturer, and the author of the book I'm Going to Live in Brisbane, dedicated to her experience of moving to Australia and myths about studying abroad. In an interview, Sofia discusses her blog on Telegram, how it was transformed into a book, and the pitfalls one can encounter in the publishing business.

Students from Denmark Were Engaged in Youth Studies in Saint Petersburg

Students from Denmark Were Engaged in Youth Studies in Saint Petersburg
The Centre for Youth Studies organized a course 'Urban Youth Cultures' for students of Aarhus University (Denmark). The faculty of the Department of Sociology and a student of the programme 'Modern Social Analysis' talk about the Denmark students' research topics and distance learning.

Nikolay Kapanadze Talks about Japanese Diligence, Inexpensive Tofu, and Tempura

Nikolay Kapanadze Talks about Japanese Diligence, Inexpensive Tofu, and Tempura
Nikolay Kapanadze, a student of 'Asian and African Studies' bachelor’s programme, went for an exchange to Japan where he studied at Akita International University. The student tasted traditional food such as sushi and miso soup, travelled to Tokyo, and even worked in a local noodle restaurant. Nikolay told HSE – Saint Petersburg why it is necessary to have cash in Japan, where one can relax in Tokyo, and what are meal prices at the university canteen.
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