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ICEF Summer Bridge School in Financial Economics
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Participants of XXIV Yasin International Conference to Discuss Economic and Social Development
On April 4–14, HSE University will host the XXIV Yasin (April) International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development. Every year, the conference provides a forum for leading Russian and international experts and government officials to discuss timely issues related to the economy and social policy.
‘It’s Great to Work with Great People’: HSE University Hosts Retail Night
A few days ago, Retail Night was held as part of informal meetings between master’s students of the HSE Graduate School of Business and business representatives. Ilya Yakubson, Managing Director of the Chizhik discounter chain, took part in the event as a guest. The discussion was moderated by Alexander Lebedev, Academic Supervisor of the Master’s programme ‘Retail Management.’
Researchers in St Petersburg Can Predict Weekly Stock Performance from Media News
Researchers from VTB and HSE University-St Petersburg have come up with an algorithm for predicting stock price fluctuations in the Russian market by analysing financial news. By making financial projections for next week or month, the novel algorithm can help investors build more effective financial strategies.
‘Campfire-Like, Free, and Enthusiastic Learning Atmosphere’
The Master’s programme ‘Arts and Culture Management’ at HSE University-St Petersburg welcomes international students and offers them an opportunity to learn about Russian culture and get an intercultural experience. The programme’s students from China shared their impressions of studies and St Petersburg's everyday life.
Art and Design School Announces ‘Parajanov—100: Collage / Poster’ Contest
The HSE University Art and Design School and the Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University, in collaboration with the Sergei Parajanov Museum and the Artists' Union of Armenia, have announced an open contest dedicated to the centenary of Sergei Parajanov’s birth. The contest starts on March 7.
Nikolay Kurichev: ‘We Wanted to Create a Next-Generation Geography Education, and We Succeeded’
The Faculty of Geography and Geoinformation Technology opened at HSE University in 2019. Nikolay Kurichev, Dean of the Faculty, describes how the idea to train geographers within the walls of HSE University originated, what results have been achieved, and what difficulties have been encountered over the years.
1,700 International Participants Named Winners of Open Doors International Olympiad
On March 16, the results of the Open Doors International Olympiad for master’s and doctoral applicants were announced. The competition is organised by the Association of Global Universities. The winners of the olympiad will be able to study at Russian universities for free under Russian government quotas for foreign citizens. HSE University is one of the Olympiad’s organisers and the site of its distributed project office.
Linguatest Accepted for Credit Transfer in Bachelor's Degrees and Applications to HSE Master's and Doctoral Programmes
Linguatest is a multi-level test that assesses candidates’ level of proficiency in a foreign language. Now, the results of the test are accepted when transferring elective subjects in English, as well as for examinations in bachelor's degrees. The changes also affect admission to HSE master's and doctoral programmes.
‘It’s a Very Small Area of Political Science, and Working to Redress That Is Very Satisfying’
On March 15, Judas Everett defended his doctoral dissertation ‘The Effect of the Patterns in the Dissolution of Communism on the Transition to New Systems in Eastern Europe’, which investigates the relationship between the demise of communist regimes in Central and Eastern Europe and the quality of democracy in the post-communist regime. In his interview, Judas talks about the topic of his research and explains why political science is more important than ever.
Research Seminar 'Empirical Research in Corporate Finance'
ANR-Lab Seminar 'Projects of the Laborarory Members'
Research Seminar 'Empirical Research in Corporate Finance'
Workshop 'Video Abstract, Podcasts, and Social Media: Tips to Improve the Visibility and Dissemination of Research'
Course 'Basics of Writing an Empirical Research Article in English'
Louis Vervoort to speak on 'Are AI-based Consciousness and Ethical Robots Possible?'
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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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