HSE Signs a Memorandum of Cooperation with Thomson Reuters
The main objectives of the newly-signed agreement include the development of scientific cooperation between Thomson Reuters and HSE, the exchange of experience and information in the field of law and the improvement of the legal education process.
Thomson Reuters, a leading provider of analytical information for businesses and professionals, recently signed a memorandum of cooperation with HSE.
The agreement outlines the company’s support of the master's programme, ‘Lawyer on the Global Financial Market’, which will include projects in education, science and research. Students who excel in their studies and research activities will be able to take part in internships and training opportunities organized with the company. Thomson Reuters also plans to support scientific competitions at the Higher School of Economics.
‘Our company values its relationships with its partners, which include the best universities in the country, extremely highly. It is therefore a pleasure to announce the signing of a memorandum of cooperation with HSE,’ says Peter Marchevsky, Managing Director of Thomson Reuters in Russia and the CIS countries. ‘We hope that our knowledge, technologies and expertise in the field of jurisprudence will help the university to improve its education and research processes, as well as to continue to develop students' potential and to train the highly qualified specialists in the field of law.’
‘The cooperation between Thomson Reuters and the Higher School of Economics will create excellent opportunities for professional development of our students and teachers,’ says Anton Selivanovsiky, the Academic Supervisor of the Master’s programme, ‘Lawyer on the Global Financial Market’.
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