Director of the International College of Economics and Finance (ICEF) Sergey Yakovlev has talked to Interfax about how Russian universities can improve their international competitiveness, find partners in Europe and the United States, launch their graduates into the global marketplace, and find the ideal balance between their Russian roots and international educational trends.
Alexey Novikov has been Dean of the Graduate School of Urban Studies and Planning at HSE since January this year. A PhD in Geography, he was head of Standard & Poor in Moscow and Thomson Reuters, and took over from the first dean of the school, the late Alexander Vysokovsky. Alexey Novikov talked to HSE News Service Editor in Chief Natalia Kogynina about what will become of the school of Urban Studies now, how to resolve urban planning conflicts and why urban planners are like lawyers.
In the 2014-2015 academic year HSE’s Faculty of Law team for the first time took part in the model European Court of Human Rights international competition, which is held by the European Association of Student Lawyers under the auspices of the Council of Europe.
Master’s students at the HSE Faculty of Business and Management, Viktoria Andrukhnenko and Yegor Burdy took first place in the Google Cup Moscow Case Championship. 214 student teams from Russia and the CIS were competing.
From 30th March to 3rd April, 50 German students attended a session of the Business in Russia programme, run jointly by HSE and DAAD and the German Chamber of Foreign Trade since 2012. Students on the programme do six-month internships in German company offices in Russia and prepare group projects on various themes, under the guidance of HSE professor Natalya Guseva.
Four HSE Research Centers Included in the Boston College Worldwide Inventory of Higher Education Research Centers
The Boston College Center for International Higher Education has published its Worldwide Inventory of Research Centers, Academic Programmes and Journals in Higher Education. Four Russian research centers are included, all of them are part of HSE.
HSE held an international conference on 'Crisis Communications in Sports Management Bodies: Active Versus Reactive Strategies'. FIFA top managers spoke about how one of the largest international organisations manages its relations with the media, with politicians and public opinion.
MA Programme 'Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation' Concludes Partnership Agreements with 5 Recognized Universities
HSE has finalised agreements with its international partner universities for new double diplomas and student exchanges in the framework of the Master’s programme in Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation. Dirk Meissner, Academic Supervisor for the Master’s programme, spoke to the HSE English News service about how the new agreements are made to give master’s students the best opportunities for study abroad and double degree programmes while making sure they match HSE’s approaches and standards.
Artem Stafeev, who received his bachelor's in Software Engineering in 2014, has become the first HSE representative to win a state grant to study at a foreign university as part of the new governmental programme Global Education.
The Jaguar Game Changer scholarship is open for applications in April. The best and most active students in the university can win support from Jaguar Land Rover.