Education

'Going on a Mobility Helped Me to Know More About Myself': Anna Kostrova on Semester in Czech Republic

From Anna Kostrova’s personal archive
Anna Kostrova is a fourth-year student enrolled in the 'Sociology and Social Informatics' programme. In the autumn of 2021, she left for Masaryk University in Czech Republic under a student mobility programme. In this interview, Anna shared her impressions on studying abroad with the HSE News Service.

“I got valuable comments on how I could improve my draft paper”

“I got valuable comments on how I could improve my draft paper”
Daria Bobarykina, the second-year student of master's programme “Comparative Politics of Eurasia” participated in the conference held by Hamad bin Khalifa University in Doha, Qatar.

Enjoy Studying at the University

Enjoy Studying at the University
Starting from this academic year recent PhD graduate of the Central European University Andras Gal joined the HSE team and started to teach on the programme "Business and Politics in Modern Asia". Within this interview Andras Gal spoke about his postgraduate studies, the differences between the Russian and European education systems, as well as the differences between the HSE and other universities.

CPE students on the MGIMO conference

CPE students on the MGIMO conference
On 22-23 October, MGIMO University held the 1-st international forum “Russia-Africa: what next?”. Second-year students of “Comparative politics of Eurasia” programme Mikhail Grechishnikov and Mir-Ali Askerov participated in the conference and shared their experience.

International Relations, Energy, and a Long-Distance Relationship with Russia: A Brazilian Student's Story

Tulio Bunder
Having earned degrees in International Relations and Energy, Tulio Bunder from Brazil wanted to pursue his research in Eurasian Energy Geopolitics, which led him to the Master's programme in Comparative Politics of Eurasia. Though based in another BRICS country, he decided to study in Russia—and despite the challenges posed by the pandemic and his long-distance relationship with Saint Petersburg and HSE University, he seems happy with his choice.

Political Science on Vacation: How to Level Up

Political Science on Vacation: How to Level Up
Anna Shabanova, a first-year student of the Master's programme 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia', has received funding from the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) for participating in a virtual summer school dedicated to political research methodology. Taking part in summer and winter schools of various international organisations is an auxiliary facility to deepen methodological and research skills.

International Student's Choice: BA in Political Science and World Politics

International Student's Choice: BA in Political Science and World Politics
Many students from other countries join the BA Programme in Political Science and World Politics. First-year students of the programme – Kanat Islambekov from Kazakhstan, Reynaldo Rodriguez from Honduras, and Xing Xingmeng from China – share their impressions about the programme.

4th Annual IPSA - HSE Summer School for Methods of Political and Social Research

4th Annual IPSA - HSE Summer School for Methods of Political and Social Research
Department of Political Science and International Relations, HSE St Petersburg in association with the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research and International Political Science Association announce the 4th installment of IPSA – HSE Summer School for Methods of Political & Social Research. The School will be held online from August 9 to August 22, 2021.

Conversation with Liudmila Veselova

Conversation with Liudmila Veselova
Let’s learn a little bit about the person who makes a study process at Master's Degree Programme interesting and helps students to make their first steps in their career.

‘We Understand that Europeans and Asian Countries Are Constantly Changing’

‘We Understand that Europeans and Asian Countries Are Constantly Changing’
In the 2021-2022 academic year, the master's program ‘Business and Politics in Modern Asia’ opens 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. Lecturers and authors of the course – Liudmila Veselova and Natalia Ribberink – told us about the content of the discipline, its importance for students, and their expectations.