The number of people who won and were awarded prizes in the International Youth Olympiad, which was held on December 26.
Two people received awards simultaneously in four disciplines, 13 in three and 48 in two.
The International Youth Olympiad is held among senior school years and young people aged under 30 who live outside Russia. Winners and prize-winners get the right to enroll in a state-funded BA course at HSE in their Olympiad specialty without an interview, under a quota system.
This year, the Olympiad was held in 11 subject areas, with the most popular being mathematics (922 people), the study of language and literature (424 people), psychology (227 people) and history (224 people).
A total of 2,769 people took part, twice that in the 2013-2014 academic year.
The first student contest in game theory has taken place at HSE. Organized by the HSE Group of Young Academic Professionals, it brought together 150 undergraduate and Master’s students from 17 Russian universities, as well as one high school student from Moscow.
In March and April, an HSE Olympiad competition for students and graduates took place in Russia and other countries, including the USA, Indonesia, Mongolia, and Vietnam. About 9,500 people registered for the competition, an increase of 25% over last year. One-third of all participants were HSE students and graduates. The winners of the Olympiad will be at an advantage when applying for HSE’s Master’s programmes corresponding to the competitions they participated in.
individuals have already registered for the HSE International Olympiad Competitions for students and graduates. Those who take first place and win prizes will have an advantage when applying to HSE MA programmes. The registration deadline is March 6, 2017.
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.