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HSE, 1993–2024

  • HSE University and the Beijing Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Applications Sign Cooperation Agreement

    HSE University, together with its Chinese partners, will be implementing the scientific project 'Geometry and Physics'. The International Laboratory for Mirror Symmetry and Automorphic Forms acts on behalf of HSE University. The Beijing Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Applications (BIMSA), represented by a team of renowned mathematicians including Fields medallists, will also be involved in the project.

  • ‘We Pay Special Attention to Postcolonial Studies and Problems of Decolonisation’

    The Master's Programme 'Muslim Worlds in Russia (History and Culture)' trains specialists in the history and culture of the Muslim peoples of Russia, as well as their relations with the state and other peoples at home and abroad. Admissions are open until July 25, 2024. Below, Olga Bessmertnaya, Academic Supervisor of the programme, speaks about the admission process, the courses, and the career prospects for the programme graduates.

  • Students from 12 Countries Visit St Petersburg for the International Summer School

    On July 10, HSE University-St Petersburg launched the International Summer School—a series of classes for students from India, Vietnam, the Republic of Korea and other countries. Foreign guests are getting to know the university, attending lectures in six fields of study, and enjoying an inspiring cultural programme.

  • ‘Promoting International Dialogue Is the Innermost Motivation That Brought Me Here’

    Giovanni Pirari is a Research Fellow at the International Laboratory for the Study of Russian and European Intellectual Dialogue. He is interested in Russian language, history, and poetry, with a particular focus on visual and symbolic representation. In an interview with the HSE News Service, Giovanni discusses his spiritual understanding of the Russian language, his first encounter with the world of Dostoevsky, and his experience living in Moscow.

  • 'Motivation for Pursuing Big Goals in Life': What is Taught in 'Population and Development' Master's Programme

    In 2023, the Master's Programme 'Population and Development' was ranked among the top educational programmes at HSE University. The HSE News Service explains what makes this programme special, and why specialists in population issues should study Python, housing policy, and public administration.

  • Alumni of the GSB International Management Programme Won the 2024 Flourish Prize for the UN Global Goal 3

    The winners of the 2024 Flourish Prize international competition dedicated to celebration of business as an agent of world benefit are this year's graduates of the Master's programme in International Management. Daria Plotnikova, Ahmad Fahim Enayat, Nim Sisil Damayantha Panavala Kankanamge, Zohrab Serobian and Aysenem Bazarova, under the guidance of Ekaterina Ivanova, were awarded in the nomination of the UN Global Goal 3 ‘Good Health and Wellbeing’.

  • Data Culture: New Times Require New Solutions

    The Data Culture Project, a module of the educational programme at HSE University, was launched seven years ago. Thousands of students have since participated in the project's courses, and now it has expanded to all HSE campuses. In 2024, a total of 26,903 students passed independent exams on digital skills. Several updates to the course are planned for the upcoming academic year. 

  • HSE University Tops Forbes Education Ranking of Universities with Highest Reputation among Employers

    Forbes Education has released a new ranking of the top 20 Russian universities with the most trusted degrees, based on a survey of the country's leading companies. HSE University tops the list, followed by Lomonosov Moscow State University, Saint Petersburg State University, and Bauman Moscow State Technical University.

  • HSE University at VK Fest: VR Games and Emotion Recognition

    On July 13-14, 2024, the annual large-scale VKontakte festival took place at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium. HSE University, as usual, participated in the event. The university's tent featured a variety of activities, including emotion recognition challenge, quizzes about artificial intelligence, IT career testing, a smile detector, VR gaming, and a blue tractor equipped with a smart sprinkler system.

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