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
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.