HSE Announces Olympiad Competitions for English-taught Master’s Programmes
In March 2017, International Olympiad Competitions will be held for prospective 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.
For the first time, International Olympiad Competitions will be held in English for entry to 14 different two-year English-taught Master’s programmes at HSE’s Moscow campus (please see the complete list below).
Olympiad winners will be accepted to the Master’s programmes corresponding to the competitions they participated in. In some cases, they will be awarded full-tuition scholarships or tuition discounts. All Olympiad participants will receive an advantage when applying to Master’s programmes at HSE.
To take part in an Olympiad, please register online. The deadline for registration is March 6. Detailed information about Olympiad dates and venues will be announced shortly. Please visit the Olympiad website for updates.
To prepare, you can review sample exams and study materials. Olympiad results can be used towards applying to 14 English-taught Master’s programmes:
- Population and Development
- Political Analysis and Public Policy
- Applied Social Psychology
- Socioeconomic and Political Development of Modern Asia
- Comparative Social Research
- Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation
- Financial Economics
- Politics. Economics. Philosophy
- Linguistic Theory and Language Description
- Quantum Information Technologies
- Cognitive sciences and technologies: from neuron to cognition
- Big Data Systems
- Strategic Corporate Finance
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.
With the support of the Korean Fund, HSE’s School of Asian Studies held the Third All-Russian Student Olympiad for the Korean Language on May 12-13. This year, the Olympiad saw the participation of 29 students from 20 Russian universities in Moscow, St. Petersburg and the Far East. Kseniya Andryuschenko, who was one of two students representing the Higher School of Economics’ School of Asian Studies, took third place at the competition.