Master’s programme in Governance of Science, Technology and Innovations is among HSE’s numerous English-taught programmes that are open to international students who can enrol full-time or take a semester or two as part of a study-abroad experience. HSE News Service has talked to some of the programme’s students about their decision to apply to HSE and their studies.
Master’s programme in Governance of Science, Technology, and Innovation has been offered by HSE ISSEK since 2014. It helps students acquire knowledge about science, technology and innovation management and policy. Below, Dirk Meissner, Academic Supervisor of the programme, talks about its key features and development. Besides, first and second-year international students describe their reasons for enrolling in the programme and share their experience of studying at HSE.
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.
In March 2017, International Olympiad Competitions will be held for perspective students interested in studying in Master’s programmes at HSE University. All current undergraduate students and recent university graduates students interested in pursuing a Master’s degree are invited to participate.
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 October 18 (for some countries, deadlines may be extended).
Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation MA programme at theInstitute for Statistical Studies and the Economics of Knowledge is open to anyone interested in learning how to commercialize scientific developments. First and second year students talk about their reasons for choosing the programme and their studies.
On 18 April, Master's programme " Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation " for the third time opened its doors to potential students, giving them a chance to meet with programme directors, lecturers, and possible future employers – well-known representatives from public administration, state-owned and private companies – took part in this event.
On April 8, 2016, a presentation of HSE Master’s programmes will be held at the annual HSE Career Fair.We invite graduating students to learn more about admissions and studies for HSE Master’s programme "Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation".
The new academic year has experienced a significant increase in students’ interest for the English-language Master’s programme "Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation": While 30 students were enrolled in 2014, this year 44 applicants showed outstanding performance in the tough application competition. Among them, there are 10 international students who arrived from Ghana, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Poland, Romania, the USA, Uzbekistan, South Korea and France.
Open Doors Day for the Master’s programme "Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation" was held on April, 8th at HSE premises.
On 8 April the Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge held Open Doors day for the Master’s programme "Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation" launching in the new academic year. The prospective students — quite interested judging by their questions — met the programme administrators, their future teachers, and potential employers: the presentation was attended by prominent members of the business community and government agencies.