The 'Vyshaya Proba' Olympiad gives future graduates the chance to enroll in the Higher School of Economics during the spring in one of the places allotted to recipients of state funding that covers tuition and fees. The competition is open to students in grades 7-11 (winners in non-graduating grades can take part directly in the final round of next year’s Olympiad). This year, 45,883 people took part in the first (extramural) stage of the Olympiad.
Winners of the first stage have until January 30 to go to their profile at the website to select the city for participation in the second stage of the competition.
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.