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This new joint programme trains the next generation of scientists to effectively carry out fundamental research and work on new challenging problems in statistical learning theory. This field is at the cutting edge of various disciplines of mathematics and computer science. It is one of the most dynamic areas of modern science, encompassing mathematical statistics, machine learning, optimization, and information and complexity theory. From the start of the programme, students collaborate in thematic working groups and actively participate in research, learning from HSE and Skoltech scientists as well as leading global specialists in statistics, optimization and machine learning.

2 years
Full-time Programme
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‘Our Programme Aims to Make a Research Breakthrough at the Intersection of Mathematics and Computer Science’

In 2017, the HSE Faculty of Computer Science and Skoltech are opening admissions to the Master’s programme inStatistical Learning Theory, which will become the successor to theMathematical Methods of Optimization and Stochastics programme.Vladimir Spokoiny, the programme’s academic supervisor and professor of mathematics at Humboldt University in Berlin, told us about the research part of the new programme and the opportunities it offers to both Master’s students and undergraduate students alike.

HSE Team Makes it to Finals of World Collegiate Programming Competition

A team from the HSE Faculty of Computer Science was one of the top-ranking teams in the semi-finals of a collegiate programming tournament held in St. Petersburg this year. HSE’s team will now compete in the finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest, which is set to take place in the United States next May.

International Students Can Now Apply to HSE through a Simplified Procedure

HSE’s Admission Rules for the 2017/2018 academic year have undergone some changes in regards to international admission. The admission track is now unified for students from both CIS and non-CIS countries. Thus, only two exams must be passed in order to be accepted into a given undergraduate programme, while competitions for Master’s programmes only require a portfolio and an interview. The rules for International Olympiad Competitions have also been changed. Registration for these competitions ends on November 15.