The Summer University at the Higher School of Economics, which brought 42 students from 11 countries together for six weeks, has ended. Students of all ages who studied at the university spoke about their impressions of the HSE, the unexpected knowledge they gained, and about continuing education in general.
Eleven American students, led by Professor Jennifer Bown from Brigham Young University in Utah, spent nearly six weeks at the Higher School of Economics Nizhny Novgorod campus. During their time, they lived with host families and attended classes to practice their Russian and learn about Russian national identity and culture.
From June 3 – 18, 2014, you can hear Kennon M. Sheldon reading a series of lectures on the Positive Psychology of Motivation at the HSE. The lectures are open to all students and staff.
Students in HSE’s Political Analysis and Public Policy master’s programme who have studied for at least a semester at the University of Bologna and successfully defended their thesis will be able to receive degrees from both universities. Similarly, Italian students who study for a semester or a year at the HSE will have the same opportunity.
The HSE Public Policy Department and the University of Bologna are launching a double degree master’s programme in Political Analysis and Public Policy. Nina Belyaeva, Head of the HSE Department of Public Policy gave an interview to the HSE news service about future challenges and her hopes and expectations for the programme.
‘Informational Business Analytics’, a specialization of the Master’s Programme in Business Informatics, has been accredited by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). Now all graduates of the programme have the opportunity to obtain a professional diploma in business analysis without the need for additional training.
The leadership of the HSE and the faculties recently held a meeting with a delegation from the University of Turin. The participants discussed opportunities for cooperation between the universities, and agreed that the University of Turin would become one of the main international partners of the recently established International Laboratory of Law and Development at the HSE.
On April 9, 2014 Vice-President of Intel, Bill Savage and the Director of HSE Nizhny Novgorod Oleg Kozyrev signed an agreement of strategic cooperation in science and education.