The Winter School features two days of meetings with leading HSE professors and lecturers and experts of top companies. The diverse programme will allow senior students and graduates to see what it is like to be a student of HSE – St. Petersburg by immersing them in the University’s dynamic, intellectual atmosphere.

Admission to the Winter School is free, and it will be held online.  Join it from every corner of the word! Register to receive the Winter School's event programme and a link to the event.

Why participate?

  • You will meet leading lecturers of the University and well-known speakers.
  • You will learn about the opportunities and select the educational programme to continue your studies
  • You can receive a certificate of participation*
  • You can get expert advice and increase your competitiveness on the labour market


For whom?

Undergraduate students of the 3rd and 4th year of study

University graduates

Students and graduates willing to change their professional sphere

Speakers of the year 2021

Sergei Guriev

Professor at the Instituts d'études politiques in Paris (Sciences Po)

Simon Rushton

Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Sheffield (United Kingdom)

Luigi Curini

Professor of Political Science, University of Milan

Irina Antyushina

Director of Communications and Corporate Relations at Unilever

Sofia Grigoryeva

Deputy Director for development, Faberge museum

Galina Shirokova

Professor, Doctor of Economic Sciences

Pavel Vasilyev

Senior Lecturer in the Department of History at HSE University — St. Petersburg


February 19, 2022


Anastasiia Oyatina

Deputy Head, Student Recruitment Unit

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* Please consider that benefits for participation in the Winter School differ for applicants from Russia and prospective students from other countries.