On July 15th students from the HSE and the University of Lucerne met with Stefan Estermann, Deputy Ambassador of Switzerland in Russia. The meeting took place at the HSE as part of the Russian-Swiss Summer School.
In early June, educational standards of the HSE were approved at a session of the University’s Academic Council. Sergey Roshchin, HSE Vice Rector, told us about the core of the innovation.
Academic Papers of the 9th International Session of the HSE Russian–European Center for Multidisciplinary Research were published by Vytautas Magnus University Press, Kaunas, Lithuania.
On July 5th a Russian-Polish youth scientific seminar, ‘Russia and Poland Today and Tomorrow: the View of the Young Generation’ took place at the HSE Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs. Students from Russian and Polish universities took part in the forum.
This September three students from the HSE Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs will go to Jilin University in China for a one-year internship.
In July and August a new Summer School will take place in the French city of Tours, organized by the Institut de Touraine and the HSE Center for cooperation with France and French-speaking countries. HSE students, teachers and staff members all have the opportunity to take part. Irina Maltseva, Director of the Center, told us about the new project.
In early June Italian professors Cristian Vaccari and Lucio Picci gave a series of open lectures at the Higher School of Economics. Their visit is another step towards the implementation of the agreement on cooperation between the HSE and the University of Bologna signed in 2009.
On June 22nd a delegation from the Secretariat of the Senate of the National Assembly of the Kingdom of Thailand visited the HSE International College of Economics and Finance.
In early June, as part of the international cooperation development programme, an official delegation from the HSE visited Shanghai. Andrey Klimenko, HSE Vice Rector and head of the delegation, told us about the aims of the trip and agreements reached.