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.
In April a group of HSE students participated in the Stanford US-Russia Forum which took place at Stanford University. Igor Tomashov, 1st-year master’s student of the HSE Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, talked to us about the event.
On March 23 - April 3 the Higher School of Economics hosted a joint Spring School Public Policy and Transformation. Roman Kotov, Head of the HSE Center for International Education speaks about the project.
In January 2010 nine students of the HSE Faculty of Public Administration went on an internship to Paul Cézanne University Aix-Marseille III, in Aix-en Provence, France.
Mark Manuilov, a second-year student of the HSE Faculty of Management master’s course, told us about a new student initiative –a Russian-American forum involving the HSE, several other Moscow universities and Stanford University. Mark is one of the students who organized this project.
On September 10th a graduation ceremony of the joint HSE and London School of Economics programmes of the HSE International College of Economics and Finance took place at the British Embassy in Moscow. Diplomas were given not only to those completing the undergraduate programme, but also to the first graduates of the Master’s programme in Financial Economics.