On December 20th, the Master's programme “Applied Social Psychology” and the International Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research held the 5th “All Cultures Day”. It is an annual holiday for the whole multinational community of students and teachers of the HSE.
Prize of the competition for the best paper in the special issue of the Russian Psychological Journal
The paper of researcher fellows of the International Laboratory for Sociocultural Research and teachers of the master's program "Applied Social Psychology" Anastasia Batkhina, Dmitry Grigoryev, Dmitrii Dubov and Тomas Jurcik (associate professor of the Department of Psychology HSE) was recognized as the best paper of the special issue of the Russian Psychological Journal by the decision of the Competition Commission. The Russian Psychological Journal is a leading Russian peer-reviewed journal of psychology and an open-access journal established by the Russian Psychological Society.
On October 2, the HSE International Scientific-Educational Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research held a regular seminar from its Culture Matters series entitled ‘The scents of Christmas past – the relationship between memory and olfaction.’
On September 6, the Master's program “Applied Social Psychology” greeted its first-year students. This year the program’s competition rate was higher than in previous years, so we can say with confidence that our students are the best of the best.
On January 23th master’s program “Applied Social Psychology” participated in HSE’s Winter School for the Faculty of Social Sciences. Traditionally this event is a great possibility for prospective students to learn about the opportunities of master’s programs and discover something new through training sessions, group assignments and discussions.
Admissions to tuition-free doctoral studies at HSE open on February 01, 2018. International students can choose from 15 PhD programmes in fields ranging from Mathematics to Art and Design. The programmes are offered at HSE campuses in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, and Nizhny Novgorod. It is not necessary to speak Russian in order to pursue a PhD at HSE – the thesis can be written in English. Several international students are already pursuing doctoral degrees at HSE and one of them, Keunwon Choi from South Korea, has shared his impressions with us.
In December 2017 Saba Safdar (PhD, Professor, Psychology Department, Director of the Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, University of Guelph, Canada) gave several lectures for the HSE master students of Applied Social Psychology programme as a part of the course “Cross-cultural psychology”.
On December 21st Master's programme in Applied Social Psychology organized the 4th annual All Cultures Day at the School of Psychology. International students from many faculties and schools, including Preparatory year students, gathered to celebrate HSE’s multicultural environment and the Russian New Year.
On November 28th - December 2nd the delegation of MSc Applied Social Psychology visited Tilburg University (the Netherlands). The purpose of the trip was to extend the Double Degree agreement and to promote the program in the Netherlands.