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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!

‘I Got My Internship at the Dinner at the G20/Y20 Summit’

‘I Got My Internship at the Dinner at the G20/Y20 Summit’
Ruslan Valiev, a fourth-year student in the bachelor's programme ‘Political Science and World Politics’ managed to complete an impossible mission this summer—namely, to represent Russia at the G20/Y20 Summit and to land an internship at a Japanese energy company.

Potential of International Cooperation

Potential of International Cooperation
On the first meeting of HSE - Saint Petersburg French Club in a new season a very sensitive topic was discussed – the competition of the world-leading powers and the role of Russia in the Middle East conflict. The meeting was held in the French language with a simultaneous interpretation.

Anna Ilina has studied the problem on the women’s rights in the Islamic communities of Germany

Anna Ilina has studied the problem on the women’s rights in the Islamic communities of Germany
This year alumna Anna Ilina tells about her participation in the Summer School by Humboldt University in Berlin.