From the “Reception” to the Forum Alpbach Network (FAN) Booth in the “Lounge” on Hopin, a student of the Population and Development programme, Goodnews Israel Oshiogbele, had a great maiden experience at the European Forum Alpbach (EFA) 2020 which held virtually from August 23rd to September 3rd, 2020.
Although the civil war ended in Tajikistan 20 years before, the country still faces the problem of the high level of landmine contamination. Despite the efforts made so far and significant improvements in mine action management, in some regions of our country, mines and Explosive Remnants of War still represent one of the main obstacles for the safety of citizens and socio-economic development of the country. Participating in the “Education for Mine Actions” Project “I strived to make my contribution to building better changes for the local children and adults in mine-affected areas in my country. As far as I can see even in the 21st century they, still suffering from mines it makes their life more complicated and insecure”. Therefore, the “Education for Mine Actions” project, aimed at not only the provision of security and enhancing people's awareness about the threat of mines, but also at solving social and wellbeing problems of the local communities.
On February, 25, during class "Gender and Development", Valentina Frolova, lawyer of the Union of Women's NGOs, gave a guest lecture in the format of a round table. Students of "Population and Development", "Comparative Social Research programmes as well as international students and professors - Olga Isupova and Valeria Utkina attended the event.
HSE Enters the Top 100 of QS World University Rankings by Subject for Social Policy and Administration
HSE University has placed among the top 100 leading universities in the QS World University Rankings by subject for Social Policy and Administration. What's more, we are the only Russian university to make the top 100.
Our masters student, Haider Munir Khan from Pakistan took part in the semester exchange program for fall term 2019. Out of a vast amount of available exchange possibilities in universities across the world, he chose Akita International University.
Our student Augusto Dalla Ragione visited Barcelona Summer School of Demography - 2019 and workshop on Data Visualization held at the National Institute of Demographic Studies in Paris
The students of our programme often participate in major international programs and events. Today we'll tell you about one of our talented students - Vera Syrakvash and her activities in Geneva.
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
Our student, Vazgen Khansanamyan, took a part in the educational expedition of the international volunteer program "Ambassadors of the Russian Language in the World" for the 7th time. This time he traveled to Kyrgyzstan from November 24 to December 2. The expedition was organized by the Pushkin Institute and the Kyrgyz Economic University.