Tag "HSE Campus in St. Petersburg"

Sociologists at Yandex: Dina Vasina Talks on her Internship in Product Management

Sociologists at Yandex: Dina Vasina Talks on her Internship in Product Management
During her studies in the Sociology and Social Informatics programme, a fourth-year student Dina Vasina got interested in disciplines related to data analysis and mathematics. In November, Dina completed her internship at Yandex within the Yandex.Poisk project where she got a chance to try her hand at product management. In this interview, the student shared with us her thoughts on studying sociology, future career plans and impressions on the internship.

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.

'It is Crucial for Graduates to Get out of the 'Comfort Zone'

'It is Crucial for Graduates to Get out of the 'Comfort Zone'
Adelina Ishmuratova graduated from the 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia' programme, having defended her thesis concerning exporting organization to the PRC. Currently, Adelina has experience in attracting investments in the SEZ 'Alabuga', as well as in the Investment Development Agency of the Moscow Region. In our interview, she shares insights on working in a special economic zone and recommendations for building her career path.

‘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.

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.

'Dream Big': Journey from Bachelor's in Political Science to Master in Entrepreneurship

'Dream Big': Journey from Bachelor's in Political Science to Master in Entrepreneurship
Ekaterina Shevyakova is a fourth-year student of the programme 'Political Science and World Politics', and she has been invited to a prestigious Master's programme in entrepreneurship at one of the world's leading universities. In this interview, Ekaterina talks about why she chose HSE Univesity — Saint Petersburg, what skills helped her enter a foreign university, and why a broad undergraduate education is beneficial.

'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.

Students of Master’s Programme 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia' to Participate in Online Methods Winter School by ECPR

Students of Master’s Programme 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia' to Participate in Online Methods Winter School by ECPR
In March, master’s students Daria Bobarykina and Mackenzie Tubridy will take part in the Virtual Winter School hosted by the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR). Founded in 1970, ECPR is a UK-based academic association geared towards the promotion and development of political science research. Among other things, ECPR serves as a forum for research and professional networking, issues grants and provides funding opportunities to scholars, steers publishing programmes, as well as delivers methodological training to graduate students and early-career researchers. The Higher School of Economics is one of the more than 300 member institutions from the association, and it was thanks to support from HSE that the students from the university’s Saint-Petersburg campus were able to enrol in the Virtual Winter School.