HSE International Summer University 2023
July 31 – August 13
HSE University: One of Russia’s Top Universities
- One of the top universities in Eastern Europe and Eurasia
- International reach and cooperation
International Students from Across the World
- International students study on-campus and remotely
- A wide range of scholarships and comprehensive support
Research-based analysis by HSE experts
‘Every Experience Is New to Me’
Trang Ly is a 25-year-old master’s student from Vietnam. In addition to her studies on the Critical Media Studies programme at HSE University-Moscow, she works as a composer and contributes to the Life in Moscow series on the university’s website. In her interview, she talks about the unusual events she has helped organise, the many opportunities available to foreign students at HSE, and much more.
HSE University Opens Representative Office at ITS University in Indonesia
HSE University-St Petersburg is going to open a representative office at Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) in Surabaya, Indonesia. The corresponding agreements were reached during a working trip by a delegation headed by HSE University-St Petersburg Director Anna Tyshetskaya.
Married Men Less Prone to Workplace Burnout
Greater marital satisfaction lowers the risk of professional burnout, with this correlation being more pronounced among men than women. This is a conclusion made by HSE psychologists after conducting a study on the effect of social interactions on workplace burnout. The paper has been published in Organizational Psychology.
‘Political Science Is a Lifestyle and Way of Thinking’
The English-taught Master's programme 'Comparative Politics of Eurasia' at the HSE Campus in St Petersburg trains specialists in the internal and external politics of post-Soviet countries. Andrey Starodubtsev, Academic Supervisor of the programme, explains which subjects students will learn and where they will be able to undertake internships.
Russian Researchers Discover New Approach to Combatting Osteoarthritis
A team of researchers from HSE University, the RAS Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry, and Molecular Technologies, LLC have proposed a new treatment for osteoarthritis. This is the first disease-modifying osteoarthritis drug to act simultaneously on bone and cartilage tissue metabolism and on inflammation. The study findings are published in Scientific Reports.
‘Russia Is a Land of Openness and Possibility’
Lorenzo Trufolo graduated from Bologna University and is studying in the HSE International Preparatory Year ahead of his master’s studies in international trade at HSE University. In his interview, he talks about his studies in Russia, participation in academic conferences and competitions, and the challenges of living in Moscow.
Rediscovering Russia Expedition Submissions Open until June 15th
The Rediscovering Russia project invites universities, commercial and non-profit organisations to apply to organise and conduct student expeditions in 2023. Candidates can apply until June 15th, and the winning expeditions will receive financial and organisational support.
Don't Doubt Your Ability and You Will Get Everything That Is Rightfully Yours at HSE’
Yuanqi Zhou, from China, is currently studying on the Master's in Comparative Social Research under Russian government scholarships and funding from the China Scholarship Council, while also working as a research assistant at Centre for Civil Society and Non-Profit Sector Studies. In this interview, Yanqi talks about scholarships, HSE University’s impressive academic resources, and the soothing qualities of a Moscow sky.
Oriental Crazy Day 2023: Photos with Panda, Calligraphy and Oriental Hospitality
On May 21, HSE School of Asian Studies organised their traditional Oriental Crazy Day for 2023. Prospective students learnt more about HSE degree programmes and admission process, and met with students and university teachers at the ‘Meeting under the Stars’ held at the HSE Cultural Centre.
Open talk 'What ICT Skills Do Graduate Recruiters Seek out the Most?'
Eurasian Online Seminar on 'Sino-US Relations and Transitional International Order' with Dr Da Wei
LCSR seminar: 'We’ve Vastly Overestimated the Idea That Modernization Makes Cultures Individualistic'
Workshop 'Researcher’s Personal Brand: Why Bother'
Online conference 'Digital Governance and Public Administration: Interdisciplinary Insights from Research'
Pre-departure Info Session for Future Students at the Faculty of Economic Sciences
HSE University 360°Show more
Careers, loyalty programmes, and mentorship
International Prep Year
Study Russian and complete a general preparatory course
Early-career researchers talk about their work at HSE University
Campuses, dorms, accommodation options
Careers at HSE Universty
International faculty recruitment
HSE International Olympiad
INTO HSE: your chance to get a discount or study for free at HSE University
Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey – HSE
Nationally representative surveys since 1992
HSE Library e-resources
Get access to databases and periodicals
Joint Economic and Social Data Archive
Free access to results of empirical research in social sciences
Before coming here, I had little knowledge of HSE Moscow. The Government Quota selection led me to this university. Now that I am a member of the large HSE family, I am grateful to be studying at one of Russia's top universities.
Studying at HSE University is an extraordinary opportunity. I can get knowledge from professors who are experts in their fields and network with students from various countries. I also took part in the HSE Career Marathon; HSE University really cares about the careers of each alumnus.
My lecturers teach with expertise, willing to pour their knowledge into us. The university assists students through peer tutors who help us navigate the courses. HSE University’s reputation is a huge benefit. The university is keen on furnishing us not only with schoolwork, but also with webinars and activities to make student life richer and fuller.
The university is great, and the Pokrovka campus is brand new. The campus is located in the heart of the city, so there is a lot to do after classes. I am happy with my choice of master’s programme—my expectations have been met.
HSE University strives to provide students with an international environment, so the students are motivated and happy to be here. Initially, studying was hard, but not now. The teachers are very open and encourage us to ask them for help or advice.
The structure of my programme is amazing: it helps students to adapt to the rigorous nature of studies at HSE. You get to share your research and get feedback from professors and colleagues in seminars and project groups. HSE seems like a wonderland to me, where you achieve things you never thought possible.
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