Students of Master's programme "Population and Development" of the Higher School of Economics partook in the just concluded Gaidar Forum 2020 which was co-organized by the Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy, and the Association of Innovative Regions of Russia at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) between 15th-16th January 2019, with the theme: "Russia and the World: Challenges of the New Decade".
The organizers are asking everyone who had submitted their work to the competition to send it again. Applications are open until December 20th
HSE’s annual student research paper competition has begun accepting applications for the 2019 cycle. The competition is open not only to students of HSE University but to students of any university, both in Russia and abroad. You can submit research papers in Russian or in English. The application deadline is October 15.
The summer school on migration, organized by the St. Petersburg branch of the Russian Red Cross, gathered 30 enthusiastic students interested in migration processes and their impact on socio-economic, political and cultural changes in the world and modern Russia
Students visited the plenary session of State Duma as part of the course “Theory and Practice of Public Administration”. Two study tours to the Lower House of the Federal Assembly of Russia were organized for the “Population and Development” master’s students. Consolidating received knowledge and an understanding of the applied competences of a public servant in Russia were the main objectives of these educational tours.
Round table 'Violence in modern society and the fight against it' for the HSE master's students with the experts from "Nasiliu.net" ("Stop.Violence") and Consortium of Women’s NGO
On May 22, students of the Master's Program 'Population and Development' and and 'Comparative Social Research' took part in the round table 'Violence in the modern society and the fight against it' within the course 'Gender and Development'. Guest experts took part in the round table: founder and the director of the NGO 'Center for dealing with the problem of violence "Nasiliu.net" ("Stop.Violence")' and a lawyer from Consortium of Women’s NGOs Valentina Frolova.
On April 1st for the students of programme ‘Population and Development’ it was organized an open lecture ‘Surviving at the Edges: Adaptation to Climate Change and Natural Disasters in Bangladesh ‘ by prof. Hasan Shafie.
The SDG forum held in MGIMO University from the 20th to 22nd of March 2019. Our student Olutomiwa Binuyo participated as a delegate in the gender equality committee and presented the shared parental leave and other labor market reforms in Rwanda.
Sally Sonia Simmons, a second-year student of the master’s programme “Population and Development”, participated in the 10th Demographic Conference of "Young Demographers", which took place in Charles University, Prague, Check Republic, February 6-8, 2019.
People have already submitted their applications to Master’s and Bachelor’s programmes at HSE University. So far, students from 113 countries have expressed their interest in studying at HSE University. For the 2019/2020 academic year, HSE University is offering 10 Bachelor’s programmes and 31 Master’s programmes taught entirely in English. The strongest applicants will be eligible for full or partial scholarships. For Master’s programmes, applications will be evaluated on the strength of the portfolios that can be submitted online via an applicant’s personal account on HSE University’s website.