In September 2011 a joint undergraduate programme was launched by the Higher School of Economics and the New Economic School. Vladimir Avtonomov, Dean of the HSE Faculty of Economics, and Konstantin Sonin, Vice Rector of the New Economic School (NES), told us more about the programme.
On September 17th the International Research and Educational Laboratory of Financial Economics opened at the HSE. It was founded by the HSE International College of Economics and Finance together with the London School of Economics and Political Sciences.
This year a new master’s programme is being launched at the HSE Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs –International Relations in Euroatlantic and Eurasian Communities. Sergey Karaganov, Dean of the Faculty, and Maxim Bratersky, Programme Coordinator and Professor at the Department of World Politics, told us about the new course.
This year the recently created HSE School of Asian Studies will begin accepting the first entrants to its undergraduate programme. Aleksey Maslov, Head of the School, told us how to train Orientalists the right way and what examinations these students will have to pass.
The Higher School of Economics has become the latest educational institution to endorse the IEEE Computer Society's Guide to the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge (SWEBOK) and the Certified Software Development Associate (CSDA) credential.
The HSE International College of Economics and Finance (ICEF) has been awarded the status of Affiliate Centre of the University of London External System . Sergey Yakovlev, the HSE ICEF Director, talked to us about this development
Alexander Kamenskiy, Dean of the HSE Faculty of History which will open in the next academic year told us about the opportunities for improving the way history is taught, and changes in Russian education.