On December 28, 2017, ICEF held an alumni reunion event for its graduates.
December 8, 2017 the London School of Economics (LSE) organized the reception for ICEF HSE BSc and MSc alumni dedicated to College's 20th Anniversary. Around 40 graduates who continue their education or work in London visited the reunion.
On November 15, international student admissions for undergraduate and Master’s programmes opened. This year, prospective students can apply to two programmes simultaneously. They’ll be able to track the application process online in their personal profile on the HSE website where they will receive notifications on the stages of their application’s review and decisions by the admissions committee. The documents for visa invitation can also be submitted there.
Registration is now open for the Open Doors: Russian Scholarship Project, Russia’s first competition for international students applying to Master’s programmes. With registration open until December 30, the competition consists of two remote stages: a portfolio contest and an online contest. The first stage will take place from December 1 to 30.
On November 10, Sir Christopher Pissarides, Nobel Prize laureate in Economics and Professor at the London School of Economics, spoke at ICEF HSE.
The forum brought together students from ICEF and other HSE faculties, as well as Lomonosov Moscow State University, European University at St. Petersburg, Far Eastern Federal University, the London School of Economics and University of Glasgow. They took active part in discussions in regards to economic development.
The HSE International College of Economics and Finance is hosting an ICEF MSc Programme Open Day on Sunday 12th November 2017.
Olga Balakina graduated from the ICEF master’s programme in 2011, and in May she successfully defended her PhD thesis in finance at Bocconi University, Italy. This autumn Olga continues her academic career at one of Northern Europe’s oldest universities, Lund University, Sweden. Olga spoke to the HSE news service about her memories, chocolate, and non-stop work.
On September 15, a gala event was held for the 20th anniversary of the International College of Economics and Finance (ICEF) at Pushkin Literary Museum in Moscow. In attendance were the heads of Higher School of Economics (HSE), the University of London (UoL) and London School of Economics (LSE), as well as representatives of academia and the business community, ICEF faculty and, of course, its alumni.
On September 15, ICEF HSE graduates received their degrees at a ceremony held at the residence of the British Ambassador to Russia. ICEF celebrated its anniversary by conferring more diplomas than ever before - 200 students have graduated this year!