Vera Danilina, Senior Lecturer in the Department of World Economy (Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs), spoke recently about her experience as a participant in the Fast Track programme at the Aix-Marseille School of Economics (AMSE, Aix-Marseille University) in France.
Between January and March, 2014, the University of London (UoL) carried out a cycle of events as part of the annual monitoring of ICEF as a UoL Affiliate Centre. This is the highest status, which is only assigned to a small part of the institutions in partnerships with the UoL. The monitoring meetings were concluded with a visit by the UoL representative delegation to ICEF on February 24.
In February, 2014 the HSE Faculty of Economics launched a new era of academic cooperation with the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance at the University of Luxembourg. The faculties signed an agreement about new double degree programmes.
The Higher School of Economics joined the project on October 23, 2013 as one of the first Russian universities to partner up with Coursera. At the moment, the HSE offers twelve courses on its page with Coursera.
On February 4, 2014, Princess Anne, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, who is leading the UK delegation to the Sochi Olympics, visited the Higher School of Economics International College of Economics and Finance.
On January 13-17 the Faculty of Political Science at Forli Campus of the University of Bologna hosted an outstanding international event: the Winter School on Non-Discrimination. Professor Belyaeva, barely returned from Italy and full of impressions of the school, gave her report to the HSE News portal.
On January 17, 2014, Elena Vasina, Director of the Translation Centre at the University of Sao Paulo will read a lecture on ‘Brazil: Politics, Culture, Language’ at the HSE in Nizhny Novgorod. The lecture is happening as part of the cooperation agreement between the two universities, signed in October 2013.
The official Russia-Netherlands bilateral year, which features joint projects in science, culture, and education, has come to an end. During this past bilateral year, the HSE widely expanded its partnerships with its Dutch colleagues.
Austria Day took place in the HSE’s Nizhny Novgorod campus, which has close connections with Austrian universities. The event is part of the Austrian Cultural Season, which started in Moscow in the middle of May and is taking place in 17 Russian cities.
The partnership between the HSE and ESCP Europe has been developing since 2005. The joint English-language programme Master in European Business was launched in 2013. The programme is aimed at providing a professional education to the future top managers of large international companies. Eduard Husson, Dean of ESCP Europe, shared with the HSE news service the latest information on ESCP Europe’s cooperation with the HSE.