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HSE University Students Enjoy Uzbek Hospitality at International Summer School in Tashkent

HSE University Students Enjoy Uzbek Hospitality at International Summer School in Tashkent
HSE University students have taken part in the ‘Uzbekistan—Land of Tolerance’ International Summer School. The event was held in July in Tashkent at the Mirzo Ulugbek National University of Uzbekistan, a partner of HSE University. The HSE University students shared their impressions of the local sights and hospitality.

'Hot, Interesting, and Eventful': Andrey Vovk on the International Summer School in Uzbekistan

'Hot, Interesting, and Eventful': Andrey Vovk on the International Summer School in Uzbekistan
In July, three students of HSE University-St Petersburg took part in the 'Uzbekistan—Land of Tolerance' International Summer School at the National University of Uzbekistan named after Mirzo Ulugbek. The HSE students attended lectures on the history and culture of Uzbekistan and saw the sights of Tashkent and Bukhara. Andrey Vovk, student of the Bachelor's programme 'Asian and African Studies', shared his impressions of the Summer School.

Graduates of Political Science Compete in World Debating Championships

Graduates of Political Science Compete in World Debating Championships
Evgeny Akulov and Evgeniya Zubko, graduates of the Bachelor's programme 'Political Science and World Politics', took part in the World Universities Debating Championships Belgrade 2022. They qualified for the playoffs and were ranked among the top 10 teams in the category 'English as a Foreign Language'.

'Studying and Living in Russia Is so Enriching, Fun and Interesting'

'Studying and Living in Russia Is so Enriching, Fun and Interesting'
Under an agreement between HSE University-St Petersburg and the University of Trento (UniTrento), students of the Master’s programme 'Modern Social Analysis' can participate in a double degree track. Cecilia Brazioli, from Italy, is a participant of the track who shared her impressions of studying in Russia.

Liudmila Veselova on Career Opportunities of Orientalists-Sinologists

Liudmila Veselova on Career Opportunities of Orientalists-Sinologists
Alexandra Polosukhina, manager of Career Centre, talked to Liudmila Veselova, Academic Supervisor of the Master's programme ‘Business and Politics in Modern Asia’, about the employment of the graduated sinologists.

Russia Quits the Bologna System: What It Means and Why International Academic Career is Still Possible

Andrey Starodubtsev
On May 24, Valery Falkov, minister of science and higher education of the Russian Federation, announced that Russia would quit the Bologna System. After that, there started an intense public discussion about the essence of this system and its influence on the current and prospective students. Andrey Starodubtsev, Academic Supervisor of the Master’s programme ‘Comparative Politics of Eurasia’, explains the basic principles of this system with examples and tells why the students who are interested in academic career should not panic

'Sociologist Must Know How to Work Both with People And Data'

'Sociologist Must Know How to Work Both with People And Data'
The Bachelor's programme 'Sociology and Social Informatics' will work out well for those who are interested in public processes, people's lives and data analysis. The programme offers state-funded places and fee-paying places for foreign students. We talked about the peculiarities and advantages of the programme with its academic supervisor Anna Nemirovskaya.

Internship is mandatory component of qualified specialist’s training

Internship is mandatory component of qualified specialist’s training
Second-year students of the Master Programme “Business and Politics in Modern Asia” are required to take an internship. When choosing the place for it, special attention is paid to the needs of students and further career plans.

How can Russian IT startups enter the Japanese market?

How can Russian IT startups enter the Japanese market?
In this learning module, in frame of the Mentor Seminars the MA Programme “Business and Politics in Modern Asia” hosts expert meetings for students from both learning trajectories.

'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.