• A
  • A
  • A
  • ABC
  • ABC
  • ABC
  • А
  • А
  • А
  • А
  • А
Regular version of the site
National Research University Higher School of EconomicsNewsOn CampusFaculty of Computer Science Organized Event for Radboud University Students

Faculty of Computer Science Organized Event for Radboud University Students

From April 20 – 30, 2017, students from Radboud University Nijmegen took part in a cultural and educational programme organized by the Faculty of Computer Science as part of the ‘Information and Computer Technology in Different Cultures’ course.

MA students in Software Engineering, Data Science and Information Security at the Institute for Computing Science & Information Sciences took part in the programme. The main goal of the visit was to learn more about the study process for computer science and IT, students’ project work, the Faculty of Computer Science’s collaboration with partners, and how IT companies in Russia operate.

On April 21, the visitors met students from the Faculty of Computer Science. Ekaterina Beresneva and Maria Gordenko, Software Engineering students, presented their current projects. The visitors from the Netherlands gave their presentation, and then the students had time to talk in an informal environment.

On April 25, the Dutch delegation met Ivan Prostakov, HSE Vice Rector, and Yulia Grinkevich, Director of theOffice of Internationalisation. The visiting students listened to presentations about Russian history, culture and the local environment, about HSE’s international educational programmes and projects, as well as about the terms of studies offered by HSE for international students. Erik Barendsen, head of the delegation, thanked Mr. Prostakov for the meeting, and delivered souvenirs and a letter of appreciation from the Mayor of Nijmegen.

Meetings with the Faculty’s partners formed a big part of the itinerary. The participants visited the RAS Institute for System Programming, Kaspersky Lab, FORS Group, Luxoft Group, Deutsche Bank, and Yandex. Each of the companies prepared a special programme for the guests.

An excursion around Moscow’s historical centre was organized for the visiting students. They visited the Kremlin and the Armoury, walked along the Stary Arbat, and saw other landmarks in the Russian capital.

This was the second visit from Radboud University Nijmegen to HSE. The first such programme took place in 2013, at the Faculty of Business Informatics. HSE staff hopes this cooperation will continue, and that exchange visits with the Dutch university will become a regular occurrence.

See also:

APEC’s Role in Sustainable Energy Development

Mr. Pengcheng Li, Director of CNIS (China) and Chair of the APEC Expert Group on Energy Efficiency & Conservation (EGEE&C), recently took part in the 50th anniversary meeting of the EGEE&C held at HSE Moscow. Following the event, he spoke with the HSE News Service about some of the topics covered, including the role he sees Russia playing in sustainable energy development.

Neighbours: Who is Close to HSE in Rankings. Part 2, Sociology

We continue talking about universities that are alongside HSE in the 51–100 group in various subject areas in the QS ranking. Today we have sociologists speaking about their ‘neighbours in the ranking’.

‘Now I Really Recommend Moscow to All My Friends’

The fourth HSE International Summer University has drawn to a close. The programme continues to grow and evolve. This year over 160 students from 46 universities came to HSE to take courses in International Relations & Politics, Computer Science, Russian Studies, Economics, Culture & History.

Graduate School of Urbanism and AA School of Architecture Hold Joint Workshop in Moscow

On July 17-28 an intensive course titled ‘In-transition lab: Structure as an Urban Catalyst’ by the Vysokovsky Graduate School of Urbanism (Moscow) and the Architectural Association School of Architecture (London) was held at Moscow’s Shukhov lab.

Third Machine Learning Summer School Held in UK

On July 17-23 the Third Machine Learning summer school organized by Yandex School of Data Analysis, Laboratory of Methods for Big Data Analysis at the National Research University Higher School of Economics and Imperial College London was held in Reading, UK. 60 students, doctoral students and researchers from 18 countries and 47 universities took part in the event.

Summer School ‘Law in Russia: National Aspects’ Held at HSE Nizhny Novgorod

The Summer School ‘Law in Russia: National Aspects’ was held at HSE Nizhny Novgorod on July 17-28. Students from HSE Nizhny Novgorod and the Southwest University of Political Science and Law (Chongqing, China) took part in the event. For two weeks the international participants studied the basics of Russian language, law, and management.

HSE Hosts Fifth International Summer School on Higher Education Research

In mid-June 2017, the town of Pushkin near St. Petersburg, Russia welcomed the Fifth International Summer School on Higher Education Research, a joint initiative between the HSE Institute of Education and Peking University’s China Institute for Educational Finance Research. This year, the Summer School focused on higher education and social inequality.

HSE Saint Petersburg Buddy Club Enters ESN

The HSE St Petersburg Buddy Club has officially become a section of the Erasmus Student Network (ESN). The buddy club is a student organization and its main aim is helping international students adapt to their new lifestyle in Saint Petersburg and to their studies at the Higher School of Economics. Club members meet international students when they arrive, take them to the students' new home, explain how to use the underground, help buy a sim card, open a bank account and assist with other important tasks which students may find difficult to handle not knowing the Russian language. Additionally, the club also organizes educational and entertaining activities, trips to theatres, cultural events, Russian film evenings, etc.

International Partner Week Kicks Off at HSE

Representatives of about 30 international universities have come to Moscow to take part in International Partner Week at HSE and discuss cooperation agreements, joint educational programmes, and research and student exchange programmes. On June 23, a partner university fair will be held for HSE students.

HSE Signs Cooperation Agreement with Hitotsubashi University

On June 19 the Higher School of Economics signed a cooperation agreement with Hitotsubashi University in Japan. The agreement covers mutual visits for lecturers and researchers, student exchange programmes, as well as joint research projects, academic events, and publications.