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Summer Schools at HSE University: Applications Still Open

Summer Schools at HSE University: Applications Still Open

If you are planning on applying to one of HSE’s summer schools, it’s time to act now. Read on to learn about events hosted by HSE schools that are still accepting applications from students and teachers.

Third International Summer School ‘Digital Environment and Inequality of Educational Opportunities’

Moscow, June 30–July 5, 2019

Registration deadline: April 30.

Cost: €300 (includes tuition fee, coffee breaks, and a city tour). Participants must pay for accommodation and travel costs on their own.

The HSE Institute of Education (IOE) and the International Laboratory for Education Policy Analysis are organizing a summer school on educational inequality. School participants will discuss how digital and online services present new educational opportunities and yet may also be associated with socioeconomic inequality. The summer school invites early career researchers (including senior undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students).

Working language: English.

VIII International Summer School on Cyber Law

Moscow, July 1–5, 2019

Registration deadline: May 1.

The Summer School organizers cover accommodation and meals for the participants selected during the admissions process.

In early July, the International Summer School on Cyber Law will be held in Moscow. Young law researchers, professors, postgraduate students and graduate students are invited to participate.

Participants will discuss the pressing legal issues of the digital economy: intellectual property rights in the digital era, the platform economy and liability of online intermediaries, and data protection in national jurisdictions. 

Working language: English.

International Laboratory for Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law

European Summer School ‘Exploring Entrepreneurship’

The Netherlands, August 17–24, 2019

Registration deadline: May 12.

Course fee for HSE students: €250 (includes tuition, materials, reception and celebration dinners, and some lunches). Participants must pay for travel and accommodation costs, as well as visa fee (if needed) on their own. HSE will cover the application fee for the 5 most competitive applicants.

The Exploring Entrepreneurship Summer School is conducted by HSE together with its partners, Twente university, NL, and Groningen university, NL.

The school is not aimed at helping participants prepare a business plan or attract venture investment. Rather, it seeks applicants who have an interest in entrepreneurship theory as a fast-developing area at the intersection of institutional economic, sociology, strategic management, social psychology and other fields.

Working language: English.

First International Summer School ‘The Role of Education in National and Regional Socioeconomic Development’

Moscow, July 8–12, 2019

Registration deadline: May 15.

In cooperation with the World Bank, HSE is proud to offer this summer school in Moscow for the first time. The School aims to contribute to the development of theory and practice in the Economics of Education and Education Policy by foregrounding the latest international research and practice in this field.

The School encourages students and early-career researchers from Russia, the CIS, Eastern Europe and China who study Economics of Education and Education Policy to apply.

Working language: English.

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Data Analysis and Personalised Medicine: Summer School in Cardiogenetics

The Continuing Professional Development Centre of the HSE Faculty of Computer Science has recently hosted the summer school 'Cardiogenetics: From Sequencing to Constructing a Cardio Panel'. The school programme was co-organised by the Russian Academy of Sciences' Institute of Analytical Instrumentation and Institute of Spectroscopy and the Syntol company.

‘Interest in the Application of Machine Learning in Bioinformatics Is Growing by the Year’

On August 28–30, HSE University’s Faculty of Computer Science held the 4th Summer School on Machine Learning in Bioinformatics. This year, 670 people registered for the event, and over 300 visited in person. The programme included lectures and seminars on various spheres of bioinformatics: applied bioinformatics and the bioinformatics of DNA, RNA, and proteins; elementary genomics; modern methods of data analysis and molecular biology. The lectures were complemented by practical tasks aimed at different levels of knowledge.

HSE Faculty of Computer Science Holds Summer School on Software Engineering

At the beginning of July, a summer school on software engineering was held at the HSE Faculty of Computer Science. This is the successor to the school on mobile applications development, which was held at the FCS from 2015 to 2022. The school’s partners for this event included 1C, Sber, the community of authors of the Indicator games, and the Samsung Innovation Campus IT School.

‘This Summer School Made Me Realise How Important Data Analytics Actually Is Nowadays’

From July 4–8, the 14th Summer School ‘Methods and Tools for Analysing Social Networks’ was held by the International Laboratory for Applied Network Research (ANR Lab). The dissemination of knowledge about the most recent methods of network analysis is one of the goals of the laboratory. Social network analysis is an interdisciplinary field that studies networks of interactions between different objects (such as people, organisations, institutions, countries, words in texts, texts on the internet) and identifying hidden patterns within them.

HSE Faculty of Computer Science Holds Summer School on Entrepreneurship

In early July, HSE Faculty of Computer Science held the 2nd Summer School on Entrepreneurship. It was organised by the faculty Centre for Internships, Projects and Entrepreneurshiptogether with Tinkoff Bank, and industry partners including Yandex, Sber Student and Otkritie Bank. More than 40 students from the Faculty of Computer Science and other HSE faculties took part in the school.

HSE Students Explore Environmental Problems at Summer School in South Urals

The summer school 'Space in/for Environmental Humanities: Reconsidering the Global through Studying Peripheries' explored the impact of human activity on natural environments and their transformation. It was co-organised by the School of Environmental and Social Studies (Anthroposchool) at the University of Tyumen (TSU) and the HSE Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities (IGITI), with support from the Mirror Labs programme of HSE University.

HSE University Hosts Third Summer School on Machine Learning in Bioinformatics

Between August 23rd and 25th, the HSE Faculty of Computer Science held its annual summer school on machine learning in bioinformatics. After two years of being held online, the school returned to an offline format for this year. Over three days, more than 120 participants attended lectures and seminars by leading experts in the field from institutions such as HSE University, Skoltech, AIRI, MSU, MIPT, Genotek, and Sber Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.

Faculty of Computer Science Holds its First Entrepreneurship School

At the end of August, the Centre for Internships, Projects and Entrepreneurship of the Faculty of Computer Science, with support from the HSE University Business Incubator, held the first summer school on entrepreneurship. More than 40 HSE University bachelor’s and master’s students participated in it. The school was aimed at developing the students’ entrepreneurial skills and introducing them to the art of presenting ideas and products.

ICEF Holds Summer Bridge School in Financial Economics

The ICEF Summer Bridge School prepares students from various countries and universities for their master’s studies. It is a short-term summer programme for students of bachelor’s and master’s programmes who are planning to apply to the Master’s in Financial Economics at ICEF and similar master’s programmes at other universities in the coming year. The participants of this year’s School included students from Uzbekistan, Russia, Ghana, Azerbaijan, Italy, Armenia, Nigeria, China, Turkey, and others.

HSE University Students Enjoy Uzbek Hospitality at International Summer School in Tashkent

HSE University students have taken part in the ‘Uzbekistan—Land of Tolerance’ International Summer School. The event was held in July in Tashkent at the Mirzo Ulugbek National University of Uzbekistan, a partner of HSE University. The HSE University students shared their impressions of the local sights and hospitality.