‘At HSE There Are so Many People Who Are Eager to Learn New Things, Supportive of Each Other, and Have Great Senses of Humor’
Kazybek Kanybekov, a Master’s student in Pedagogy, moved to Russia from Kazakhstan. He graduated from the Istanbul Bilgi University and now not only studies at HSE University, but also works as a teacher at a Moscow school. Kazybek answered HSE international applicants’ most frequently asked questions.
‘Challenging and Impressive’: First-Year Students Share Their Impressions of Master's in International Management
The Master in International Management attracts students from all over the world. Students undergo rigorous training in global strategies and operations; digital transformation and new business models; and corporate social responsibility and sustainable development. In the interview, Juliet Otor Abeyi (Nigeria) and Nikolai Mathieu Muller (France), both first-year Master’s students, talk about why they chose the programme, how their first semester went, and what they hope to gain from their studies at HSE. Anna Gryaznova, Academic Supervisor of the programme, comments on the distinguishing features of the programme.
How can foreigner become HSE University students? Do prospective students need to come to Russia to pass entrance exams? What does education at HSE University have to offer future professionals? Hyen Jin, a South Korean master’s student at HSE in Moscow, and Sezar Barotov, an undergraduate from Tajikistan who studies at HSE Nizhny Novgorod, shared their experiences of applying to the university and adapting to independent life.
Modelled on classical British programmes, the HSE Master's Programme 'Politics. Economics. Philosophy' (PEP) helps students delve deeper into economics and political science, broaden their philosophical outlook, develop their critical thinking skills, and enhance their social and academic capital. HSE News Services spoke with current first-year student Tamás Barnák and programme alumnus Franz Walternberger about why they chose PEP and what it is like to study at HSE University.
Graduate of HSE University and University of Luxemburg Tobi Oladiran from Nigeria reflects on his experience and takeaways from the Master’s programme in Strategic Corporate Finance and the double track it offers.
‘Extremely Dynamic’: First-Year International Master’s Students Share Their Experiences Studying Modern Asia at HSE University
HSE University’s Master’s Programme in Socioeconomic and Political Development of Modern Asia prepares students for careers in academia, diplomacy, government, or NGOs. HSE News Service spoke with first-year students Francesca Cuozzo and Huang Shiyi about choosing the programme, the admissions process, and studying remotely from their respective home countries of Italy and China.
‘The Rich Networking Experience That HSE University Offers Is No Less Important Than Grades And Knowledge’
Why do international students choose HSE University, and what is it like to move to another country? Arslan Shakhnazarov, second-year undergraduate student at ICEF, shared his story and talked about how he, just an ordinary guy from Bukhara, Uzbekistan, chose a university on his own, passed the entrance test to HSE accidentally, found himself in the top 10 of the student ranking, started working at Tinkoff, and still hasn’t stopped dreaming big.
Jingtao Xu, a second-year student from China, is pursuing his Bachelor’s in Data Science and Business Analytics, a double degree programme between HSE University and the University of London. In an interview with HSE News Service, he describes the hard and soft skills he has gained at HSE, as well as the ups and downs of studying online. He also told us about his favourite places in Moscow.
What attracts international students to HSE University? What subjects are easier to study online? What are the biggest challenges for an international student in a Russian-taught programme? HSE News Service spoke with Trang Pham, from Hanoi, who is currently studying at the HSE Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs.
The International Study Tour experience is currently accepting applications for February 2021. The programme is organized by the International Admissions team with the aim of giving international students an opportunity to get a glimpse of what studying at HSE University is like. Participants attend various classes in different fields of study. Last November, the programme was held online for the first time. The February round will also be held fully online, so students from all over the world can take part. Application deadline is February 8.