Thursday, Jul 31
Russian Summer School on Political Linguistics. July 31 – August 4, Nizhny Novgorod
Saturday, Aug 2
8th International Summer School in Lapland 'Politics of Nature'. Kilpisjärvi, Finland. August 2–10, 2014
Friday, Aug 8

International Summer School on 'Social Network Analysis'. August 8-13, 2014

Monday, Aug 18
8th Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval (RuSSIR 2014). Nizhny Novgorod, August 18-22, 2014

Application deadline: June 15 

Monday, Aug 18
RuSSIR Young Scientist Conference. Nizhny Novgorod, August 18-22, 2014

Abstract submission deadline: June 8 

HSE International Summer University, Moscow, July 1 — August 10

Third International conference 'Industrial Organization and Spatial Economics', August 25-26, 2014, St. Petersburg

Deadline for registration without presenting a paper: August 1 

International Week at HSE – St. Petersburg, August 24–28, 2014

Application deadline: August 1 

4th International Annual Research Conference 'Cultural and Economic changes under cross-national perspective'. November 10-15, 2014, St. Petersburg

Application deadline: August 1 

International Conference ‘What Do We Talk about When We Talk Photography?

Application deadline: August 1 

Laboratory for Comparative Social Research: Call for Associate Researchers

Application deadline: August 15 

Summer School 'Introduction to Contemporary Neurolinguistics'

Deadline for grant competition submissions - August 1. Application deadline - August 15.  

HSE Preparatory Programme for international students

Registration deadline: September 24 

XVI April International Conference on ‘Modernising the Economy and Society

Application to present a paper: September 9 – November 11. Application to attend the conference: November 12 – March 20 

Summer School Teaches How to Work with Latent Data

The fourth HSE LCSR summer school on Categorical Data Analysis is over. This year 40 young academics from universities and research centres in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Italy, Germany, Poland, Romania, Israel and the USA took part.


was the average capacity utilization level at Russian manufacturing companies in July, the lowest number seen in three years.

HSE Nizhny Novgorod Begins Summer Law School for Chinese Students

On July 21, students from the Southwest University of Political Science and Law (Chongqing, China) arrived the HSE Nizhny Novgorod to study the basics of Russian legislation in the areas of intellectual, property, civil and criminal law.

HSE Student at IBM Best Student Recognition Event

In July, IBM brought 70 of the best students from across Europe to Prague for the annual IBM Best Student Recognition Event. Representing the Higher School of Economics at the forum was Alexei Khokhlov, a graduate of the Faculty of Business Informatics and a Master’s student in the E-business programme.

Cultural Events in Economic Reflection

From July 7 – 13, 2014, the Laboratory of Economics of Culture at the HSE in St. Petersburg held an International Summer School ‘Impacts of Cultural Events on Small and Medium-size Art-oriented Towns’ (ICE – SMART). This was the first summer school organized as part of the master’s programme ‘Experience Economy: Hospitality and Tourism Management’.

HSE in the 'BMC Public Health' Journal

A new paper by Eduard Ponarin (co-authored with Vasiliy Usenko, Sergey Svirin, and Yan Shchekaturov), 'Impact of Some Types of Mass Gatherings on Current Suicide Risk in an Urban Population: Statistical and Negative Binominal Regression Analysis of Time Series' has been published in an open access, peer-reviewed international journal, BMC Public Health.

After the Summer School, no More Questions about Why Learn Mathematical Finance

The HSE International Laboratory of Quantitative Finance (ILQF) ran a summer school on mathematical finance near St. Petersburg. The lecturers were leading international academics and representatives of major investment funds, one of which opened its own representation in the laboratory.

Children Help Adults to Learn about Innovation

On July 18, the Global Innovation Index 2014 was presented in Sidney.  HSE’s First Vice Rector Leonid Gokhberg and Research Fellow Valentina Polyakova at the Institute of Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK) co-authored the research into levels of innovation development in different countries. 

History behind HSE Buildings

The HSE launches a new project ‘HSE. Basis’, which will cover the history of the buildings the university occupies today. The first article is about number 8 Pokrovsky Boulevard which at various times has been a famous girl’s gymnasium, the apartment of the animalist painter Stepanov, and the editorial offices of the Great Soviet Encyclopedia.

Young Political Scientists from the HSE Take Part in Organizing Conference in Austria

A young scientists’ conference organized by the European Consortium for Political Research recently took place at the University of Innsbruck (Austria). Students of the HSE Institute of Education’s Master’s programme on Contemporary Political Conflicts organized a session called ‘Political Power & Foreign Policy Analysis’.