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Opportunities for Graduates of Interdisciplinary Programmes Focused on Asia: Interview with Natalia Ribberink

Opportunities for Graduates of Interdisciplinary Programmes Focused on Asia: Interview with Natalia Ribberink
In February, Natalia Ribberink, Professor of International Business at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, an expert on business and investment in Southeast Asia and global trade, gave a course on 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia' master's programme. A first-year student of the programme talked to the Professor about modern geopolitical processes and interdisciplinary education.

HSE - St. Petersburg Political Science Programmes Receive International Accreditation

HSE - St. Petersburg Political Science Programmes Receive International Accreditation
Central Evaluation and Accreditation Agency (ZEvA) recognized undergraduate programme 'Political Science and World Politics' and master's programme 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia' as meeting international quality standards of education. Both programs are accredited for six years without additional conditions.

Anna Poberezhnaya Talks about Her Experience of Volunteering in Japan

Anna Poberezhnaya Talks about Her Experience of Volunteering in Japan
Anna Poberezhnaya, the 1st year student of the Master’s Programme ‘Business and Politics in Modern Asia’, took part in a voluntary workcamp project in Japan. Anna and her volunteer mates were helping the people affected by an earthquake and tsunami in 2011, to become a part of the communitey of the cite they were moved to. Anna gave a little interview to Programme students and told which skills are required for volunteers in an East Asian country and what of experience did she get there.

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.

'The Management System Used in HSE Helps Me a Lot Even Now'

'The Management System Used in HSE Helps Me a Lot Even Now'
Programme 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia' Alumna Valeria Panchenko tells about her job in IR Iran and useful skills gained through Master's studies

'We Welcome Students with Different Backgrounds If They Are Willing to Work Hard and Try New Things'

'We Welcome Students with Different Backgrounds If They Are Willing to Work Hard and Try New Things'
Associate Professor Svetlana Krivokhizh, one of the founders of the Master's Programme 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia', discusses the reasons for launching the Programme, the success of the programme's first graduating class, and the requirements for programme applicants.

Our Programme Student Won an Oxford Russian Fund Scholarchip!

Our Programme Student Won an Oxford Russian Fund Scholarchip!
Maria Krasilova reports on her participation in the Fund's Workshop and excelling in the scholarship competition. 

Admission Campaign for the International Students: an Interview with Andrey Starodubtsev

Admission Campaign for the International Students: an Interview with Andrey Starodubtsev
Every year the popularity of the Higher School of Economics with the international applicants is growing. We have decided to talk with Andrey V. Starodubtsev, Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Area Studies at the HSE and the Academic Supervisor of the MA Program in Comparative Politics of Eurasia to learn about the peculiarities of admission to our university for international students. If you are thinking of joining us, feel free to read this article!

HSE University – Saint Petersburg and Russian-Chinese Business Park Sign a Partnership Agreement

HSE University – Saint Petersburg and Russian-Chinese Business Park Sign a Partnership Agreement
The agreement between HSE University – Saint Petersburg and Russian-Chinese Business Park was signed on December 4. Under the agreement, the parties will organize joint events including conferences, forums, exhibitions, round table discussions, on the business-park platforms. HSE students will have the opportunity to do their internships at Russian-Chinese Business-Park (RCBP).

'Golden Reference' Award: Aigul Mavletova is the Winner!

'Golden Reference' Award: Aigul Mavletova is the Winner!
Aigul Mavletova, LCSR Senior Research Fellow, has become a winner of 'Golden Reference' Award — 2019. It is the second time in quite short history of the Award (since 2016) when LCSR research fellow becomes the winner. Congratulations!