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Don’t Be Mistaken! And Enjoy King’s!

Don’t Be Mistaken! And Enjoy King’s!
‘This academic exchange programme is much more than a King’s College London,’ writes Guilherme Costa Gomes, a first-year student of the Master’s Programme ‘Comparative Politics of Eurasia’ sharing his impressions about the three-month stay in London. What else did he discover and how did he like it there? Here's his essay about the trip.

1st year student of Master’s Programme “Business and Politics in Modern Asia” took part in the international students’ forum “Global Opportunities in Business and Investment” in Turkey in March

1st year student of Master’s Programme “Business and Politics in Modern Asia” took part in the international students’ forum “Global Opportunities in Business and Investment” in Turkey in March
Dilia Karamova tells about her experience at the students’ summit in Istanbul

HSE Decides on New Grading System for Next School Year

HSE Decides on New Grading System for Next School Year
The Academic Council has confirmed a new draft of the Regulations for Interim and Ongoing Assessments of Students at the Higher School of Economics.

Start Illuminating. 5 Reasons Why

Start Illuminating. 5 Reasons Why
The Founders of HSE Illuminated student magazine explain why they initiated it and why to participate.

HSE Comes in 37th in QS BRICS Ranking

HSE Comes in 37th in QS BRICS Ranking
Academic excellence projects, similar to Russia’s Project 5-100, are common in many countries, but BRICS countries typically have the largest number of universities participating in such projects. That is perhaps why the ranking of the top universities in the five BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – prepared by the QS ranking agency is of particular interest. For two years in a row, 10 Russian universities have been steadily entering the top 50 of this ranking. This time, HSE has taken 37th place, improving its result on last year.

Hero of Anti-Apartheid Movement Albie Sachs Visited HSE Saint-Petersburg

On September 27 an outstanding South African lawyer, judge of the Constitutional Court of South Africa (1994-2009) Albert (“Albie”) Sachs gave a lecture called "Forging a Constitution for the New South Africa: from Racism to Equal Rights for All", sharing his experience with the students and academic staff of the HSE.

DAAD Increases Scholarships for German Students at HSE

Since 2013, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has cooperated with HSE. This year, a record number of scholarship places will be available for German students to study in HSE short-term programmes through the Go East initiative.

Three Days of Communication

Staff and students of the Laboratory of Sociology in Education and Science presented their papers at the GESIS Computational Social Science Winter Symposium, which took place at the beginning of December in Cologne.

HSE Academic Was Opponent for Dissertation Defence in Estonia

On 25 November Deputy Director of HSE St Petersburg Daniil Alexandrov acted as an opponent for a PhD dissertation defence at Tartu University. In many European countries dissertation defence opponents are often colleagues from abroad. To be invited is a sign of respect for an academic and boosts the credit his or her university as a whole. 

First Youth International Conference ‘Hard Science Methods in Asian Studies’ Took Place at HSE in St. Petersburg

First Youth International Conference ‘Hard Science Methods in Asian Studies’ Took Place at HSE in St. Petersburg
On November 10th and 11th, 2015, the First Youth International Academic Conference ‘Hard Science Methods in Asian Studies’ took place at HSE in St. Petersburg. It was organized by the Centre for Asian and African Studies together with the Department of Asian and African Studies. The event attracted Russian and international researchers from St. Petersburg, Moscow, Armenia, and Germany, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate students from Russian and international universities.