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Sergey Roshchin

  • Member of the HSE Academic Council
  • Sergey Roshchin has been at HSE University since 2004.


I. Sergey Roshchin coordinates the following activities:

1. implementation of degree programmes;

2. licensing and accreditation of HSE and its regional campuses with respect to academic activities;

3. external expert analysis for the purpose of evaluating the quality of HSE’s educational processes;

4. teaching and learning activities of HSE’s departments, which offer doctoral programmes;

5. coordination of HSE’s partnerships with other Russian institutions of higher learning, as well as educational organizations, including the Association of Leading Russian Universities in Economics and Management;

6. eLearning projects and the use of long-distance learning technologies;

7. HSE’s activities related to continuing vocational education, degree programmes (Bachelor’s and Specialist), and educational projects with targeted funding.

II. He also performs the following duties:

1. Coordinates the work of the following administrators:
2. Coordinates the operations performed by the following departments:
  • Degree Programmes Department;
  • Doctoral and Post-doctoral Programmes Office;
  • eLearning Office;
  • Centre for Cooperation with the Association of Leading Russian Universities;
  • eLearning Development Centre;
  • Teaching and learning offices, curriculum support units, and managers of educational programmes;
  • The following units of the HSE International College of Economics and Finance: curriculum support units for undergraduate and Master’s programmes, as well as its teaching and learning office.

III. Signatory powers

  • Mr. Roshchin is responsible for signing official documents regarding matters involving students, as well as organization of study processes and support for students in graduate and continuing vocational education programmes;
  • He also is responsible for signing directives, letters, requests, reports, formal notes, certificates, and responses to requests from governmental agencies, local administrations, companies and organizations, as well as other documents related to his purview;
  • Mr. Roshchin is responsible for signing education-related documents in the absence of First Vice Rector Vadim Radaev.

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 1998
    Associate Professor
  • 1995

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Labour Economics
    Lomonosov Moscow State University

  • 1985

    Lomonosov Moscow State University

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.

Awards and Accomplishments

Best Teacher – 2018, 2013

Courses (2023/2024)

Courses (2022/2023)

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Courses (2017/2018)

Research Seminar (2d year) (Bachelor’s programme; Faculty of Economic Sciences; 2 year, 1, 3, 4 module)Rus



June 2006 to present: Vice Rector of HSE; Head of the Department of Labour and Population Economics, the Faculty of Economics, HSE

November 2005: Head of the Department of Labour and Population Economics, the Faculty of Economics, HSE

1996-2006: Associate Professor of the Department of Labour and Staff Economics, the Faculty of Economics, MSU

1992-1996: Senior Lecturer of the Department of Employment and Industrial Relations, the Faculty of Economics, MSU

1991-1992: Head of the Department of administration, MSU

1989-1991: Senior Lecturer of the  Faculty of Sociology,  MSU; Head of the course for humanitarian faculties of the preparatory Department, MSU

1987-1989: Deputy Secretary of the Komsomol Committee, MSU

1985-1988: Post-graduate student of the Faculty of Economics, MSU

Timetable for today

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Article in Vaccine

Article "Between nudges and mandates: The drivers of COVID-19 vaccination intentions and subsequent uptake in Russia" by Yana Roshchina, Ksenia Rozhkova, Sergey Roshchin was published in Vaccine journal.

‘Now It Is Not Students Who Adapt to the University Environment, but Universities Adapting to the Student Lifestyle’

More than 450 students from more than 40 countries have graduated from 10 HSE Master's online programmes. To participate in the ceremony, graduates who received full-time higher education online were invited to the Moscow campus and met with classmates and teachers not online, but face-to-face.

Article in Journal of Comparative Economics

Article "Do non-cognitive skills matter for alcohol consumption? Evidence from Russia" by Ksenia Rozhkova, Sergey Roshchin, Yana Roshchina was published in Journal of Comparative Economics

Academic Council: HSE University’s Contribution to Achieving National Goals and Development Priorities to Increase

HSE University’s Development Programme until 2030 will be improved in order to increase the university’s contribution to achieving national goals and implementing the priorities of the country’s scientific and technological development. This decision was made by the university’s Academic Council on April 26. The meeting also addressed the principles for the development of HSE University’s external communications, one of which is the creation of a high-quality information field around the university.

Article in Educational Studies Moscow

Article "The Differentiation of Quality in Higher Education and Graduates’ Wages in Russia" by Ksenia Rozhkova, Sergey Roshchin, Sergey Solntsev, Pavel Travkin was published in Educational Studies Moscow journal.

HSE University Lecturers Share Their Pedagogical Insights

The winners of the autumn 2022 Innovations in Education competition presented their pedagogical insights at a teaching marathon held at the HSE University campus on Pokrovka. They shared their experience of implementing their developments, explaining how innovations help them in their daily work and how they affect the learning process.

'We Are Seeking to Translate Research into Policy Solutions'

Social Policy for Sustainable Development and Inclusive Economic Growth is one of HSE University's strategic projects. The project is aimed at translating scientific achievements into practical solutions for social and economic policy. HSE researchers and their partners have been actively involved in this work, and the first results have been obtained. In her interview with the HSE News Service, Vice Rector Lilia Ovcharova, Academic Supervisor of the project, spoke about what has been done so far.

HSE University Shares Experience of Developing Online Education at Russia-Turkmenistan Forum

By invitation of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, HSE University Vice Rector Sergey Roshchin took part in the Russia-Turkmenistan business forum held on January 19–20 in Ashgabat. In the round table ‘Russia-Turkmenistan Cooperation in Education: Professional Development for the Economy’, he spoke about trends in online education in Russia using the example of HSE University.

‘We Managed to Create a Unique Space for Inter-University Cooperation’

HSE University and the Russian Orthodox Church Saints Cyril and Methodius Institute for Postgraduate Studies (IPS) have celebrated a decade of cooperation and signed an agreement to continue their collaboration. Over the years, 45 people have graduated from each of the two joint master's programmes, an inter-campus minor is operating, and the HSE Centre for Religion and Law has been established.

HSE Academic Council Sums Up the Results of Admission Campaign

For the first time, HSE University has moved up to second place based on the average score of applicants enroled on state-funded bachelor's programmes. The implementation of the concept of ‘four campuses — one university’ has led to an increase in the number of applicants and the quality of admissions at the regional campuses. As well as this, enrolment on online programmes has increased by more than 50%. Despite a slight reduction in the number of international applicants due to external factors, the university has maintained its rigorous selection policy for prospective students. Among foreign countries, China has the largest number of students applying for HSE’s master’s programmes.

Article in Journal of Education and Work

Article "Horizontal job-education mismatches and earnings of university graduates in Russia" by Sergey Roshchin, Victor Rudakov et al.  was published in Journal of Education and Work.

Article in Vaccine

Article "Determinants of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and resistance in Russia" by Yana Roshchina, Ksenia Rozhkova, Sergey Roshchin was published in Vaccine journal.

HSE University Studies Human Capital as Part of Consortium

The Human Capital Interdisciplinary Research Centre (HCIRC) is a world-class research centre comprising a consortium of HSE University, RANEPA, MGIMO University, and the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS). Its work was highly rated by the RAS in 2021. Lilia Ovcharova, HSE University Vice Rector and initiator of the centre’s creation, talked to the HSE News Service about integration in international studies on active ageing, creating a database on development trends in human potential, studying the effects of digitalisation, and the centre’s priority activities for the future.

‘One of HSE University’s Strategic Goals is to Make Quality Higher Education Accessible to Students from all Corners of Our Country’

The first graduation ceremony for the joint HSE University and Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) Bachelor’s Programme in Economics took place in Vladivostok. 43 students were each awarded two diplomas. The programme, launched at the School of Economics and Management of Far Eastern Federal University in 2018, gives students the opportunity to master Russia's strongest programme and earn a diploma from HSE University without leaving the Far East. HSE University currently offers 11 double degree programmes at undergraduate and graduate level with nine Russian universities.

More than 10,000 HSE Students Pass Digital Skills Exam

This year, for the first time, all first-year students took independent exams as part of the university-wide Data Culture project. These exams checked the level of digital literacy, algorithmic thinking and programming, as well as data analysis and artificial intelligence skills. HSE students and Head of the Data Culture project Olga Podolskaya spoke about the exams and preparation process.

Higher School of Digital Economics: Learn IT Competencies and IT Professions at HSE

Over the last two decades, HSE University has consistently worked to strengthen the digital component of its courses. In addition to training IT sector professionals, HSE helps students in other faculties and departments build digital competences. HSE Vice Rector Sergey Roschin explains how the university has earned its reputation as a ‘higher school of digital economics’ and what this means for students and graduates.

‘30 Years Together’—International Partners’ Week Held at HSE University

HSE University in Moscow held the ‘30 Years Together’ International Partners’ Week. Embassy and university representatives from Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan attended the opening meeting. Representatives of HSE campuses in Perm, Nizhny Novgorod, and St. Petersburg also took part in the event.

Asian Studies—An Essential Subject for Students of Different Specialisations

Russian society demonstrates a growing interest in Asia and North Africa, with economic, social, political and cultural expectations associated with the macro-region. What is more, demand for educational programmes and competencies related to Asian and African studies is projected to grow in Russian universities. HSE Vice Rector Sergey Roshchin and the heads of relevant HSE departments explain the university’s past and current efforts to respond to these challenges.

‘Online Programmes Are Part of HSE’s Large Educational Environment’

HSE University has held an Open Day of online bachelor's and master's programmes created by leading HSE scholars, business leaders, and key players in digital industry. Six of the 17 programmes are appearing in the online education market for the first time.

‘If You Want to Expand Your Knowledge and Learn to Solve Problems As a Professional, You Need HSE University’

HSE University has held its first online meetup for those planning to apply for a master's degree. University experts discussed how a master's degree can change people's lives and careers, what the development trajectories of graduates and young professionals might be, and why lifelong learning is becoming increasingly popular. In addition, representatives of the University Admissions Committee spoke about admission to HSE University in 2022.

HSE University Launches Its Own Independent English Exam

The exam has been developed by the HSE School of Foreign Languages in compliance with all relevant international standards. On May 13, the Independent English Language Examination Centre opened in the HSE University building on Staraya Basmannaya Ulitsa, and the first students took the exam on May 16. In the future, the opportunity to take an independent assessment at the Centre is expected to be available not only to HSE students, but also to students from other universities, schoolteachers, and corporate clients.

HSE Experts Discuss the Situation in the Country with Presidential Aide Maxim Oreshkin

HSE University academics held a discussion with Maxim Oreshkin, presidential aide and graduate of the HSE University, as part of theXXIII Yasin (April) International Academic Conference. They talked about the current socioeconomic situation and the future of Russia's development. The discussion was moderated by HSE Academic SupervisorYaroslav Kuzminov.

‘The Programme You Graduated from Is Absolutely Innovative’

In April 2022, HSE University’s 'Master of Data Science’  Programme held their first online graduation ceremony in English.  17 out of the 48 students completed their studies with distinction.

Admissions for HSE University Online Bachelor’s and Master’s Programmes Open

Admissions for a number of online programmes start on February 1, 2022. The HSE News Service reports on the programmes and benefits available.

Online Courses, ESG, Digital Competencies, and More: New Opportunities at HSE University in 2022

HSE University is set to significantly update its range of bachelor’s and master’s programmes for the next academic year, with changes coming to course content and various organizational aspects of the educational process. HSE University Vice Rector Sergey Roshchin spoke about the changes that await students joining the university in the 2022/23 academic year.

Articles in Higher Education in Russia and Beyond

Articles «The Return to a Master’s Degree in the Russian Labor Market» and «The Effect of Non-Cognitive Skills on Higher Education and Labor Market Outcomes in Russia» were published in Higher Education in Russia and Beyond (HERB) journal.

Working paper by Ksenia Rozhkova, Sergey Roshchin, Yana Roshchina

Working paper "Determinants Of Covid-19 Vaccine Hesitancy And Resistance In Russia" is available online.

Creative Industries, Social Protection Measures, and Research Income: HSE in 2022

A regular session of the HSE Academic Council considered the key aspects of university’s operations in 2022. In particular, the business plan for 2022 and the planning period of 2023 and 2024 was approved, the decision to rename the Faculty of Communications, Media and Design to the Faculty of Creative Industries was made, and the Regulations on Organization of Interim and Ongoing Assessment of Students were approved.

Seven Days Until eSTARS 2021 International Academic Conference

On December 1st and 2nd, 2021, the eLearning Stakeholders and Researchers Summit (eSTARS 2021), an international online conference organized by HSE University in partnership with Coursera, will take place. eSTARS will discuss pressing issues facing universities today in the context of the growing interdependence of digital technology, the economy and education.

HSE University Researchers Investigate Why Many Russians Oppose Vaccination

Despite the risks associated with COVID-19 infection, many Russians either refuse to get vaccinated or are uncertain and hesitant about the practice. The factors behind these views are the subject of research by Yana Roshchina, Leading Research Fellow of the HSE University Centre for Longitudinal Studies and Senior Research Fellow of the Laboratory for Studies in Economic Sociology (LSES); Sergey Roshchin, Head of the Laboratory for Labour Market Studies (LLMS) and HSE University Vice Rector; and Ksenia Rozhkova, Junior Research Fellow at LLMS. The results of the study were presented at an LSES seminar.

Applications to Speak at eSTARS 2021 Conference Accepted Until November 15

HSE University and Coursera are bringing together the world’s leading researchers, professionals, education and technology leaders, and business community representatives for the fourth international research conference eLearning Stakeholders and Researchers Summit 2021 (eSTARS). This topic of this year’s summit, which will run from December 1–2, 2021,is ‘Digital Transformation: Global Challenges to the Education System’.

HSE University Undergoes Staff Changes in Senior Management Team

Sergey Kadochnikov, Director of HSE in St. Petersburg since 2013, has announced his plans to leave his current position. Anna Tyshetskaya, current Vice Rector for Education at Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, will take over as Director of HSE University’s campus in St. Petersburg. Elena Odoevskaya and Irina Martusevich will be appointed HSE Vice Rectors.

Working paper by Ksenia Rozhkova, Natalya Yemelina, Sergey Roshchin

Working paper "Can non-cognitive skills explain the gender wage gap in Russia? An unconditional quantile regression approach" is available online.

HSE University Attracts More International Students

The results of the 2021/22 international admissions campaign were presented at the recent meeting of the HSE University Academic Council. Despite the COVID-19 restrictions, 2,055 students from 156 countries enrolled this year at HSE University.

‘One Year of Combined-Track Studies Expands Students’ Research Horizons’

HSE University continues to develop its new study format for students embarking on a research career: the Combined Master's-PhD track. This year, there will be 75 places for Master’s students on the track—two thirds more than last year. HSE Vice Rector Sergey Roshchin talks about the appeal of the combined-track option, how to enrol, and the achievements of last year’s applicants.

The HSE Look July Issue

The third issue of 2021 presents interviews about HSE University's new Master's standard.

Nikita Anisimov Appointed Acting Rector of HSE University

On July 2, Mr Anisimov was introduced to the HSE Academic Council at its meeting at HSE campus in Pokrovka. Valery Falkov, Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, Yaroslav Kuzminov, HSE University Academic Supervisor, and HSE University President Alexander Shokhin took part in the meeting.

‘We Are Competing for the Best Scholars and We Don’t Want Our New Colleagues to Rest on Their Heels’

At the meeting of the Rector’s Council on June 23, seven issues were considered, including the vaccination of staff and students, postgraduate and dissertation councils, the development of a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme at the University, and the HSE library. Members of the Rector’s Council additionally discussed the regulations on the organisation of training concerning MicroDegree-granting programmes.

HSE University's New Master’s Standard

At the end of 2020, the Academic Council of HSE University approved a new educational standard for Master’s programmes, which expands learners’ options in designing their own educational trajectories. It also places a bigger emphasis on project work. The standard will take effect in the 2021/2022 academic year for 33 participating programmes at the pilot stage.The HSE Look met with Sergey Roshchin, Vice Rector for the University’s degree programmes, and discussed the new measures.

HSE University to Take Action on Grade Inflation

HSE University’s administration is determined to prevent the lowering of grading standards for students’ academic performance. Teachers will be receiving new grading guidelines in the next two weeks. The proposed grading criteria will become mandatory for all courses. Other measures are planned as well. The list of such measures was discussed by the Rector’s Council on June 15.

‘The Traps in Our Way’: Experts Discuss Job Market and Human Capital in Russia

What fields employees can hope to get high salaries in? What is the return on higher education? How is life expectancy related to retirement age? These and some other issues were discussed by experts at the First Conference ‘Labour Market: Demographic Challenges and Human Capital’ organized by the HSE Human Capital Multidisciplinary Research Centre.

Platform of Evolution: Education Systems in the Post-COVID World

The HSE eLearning Office will participate in the international Coursera Conference. The event, hosted by Coursera, HSE's strategic partner in the global distance learning market, will take place from April 19 to 21. Ekaterina Zinkovskaya of HSE’s eLearning Office talks about the conference and what positions HSE holds in the field of distance education.

Big Five Predict Alcohol Consumption in Russia

Education can reduce drinking – but not as much as previously thought

HSE Master’s Programmes Open House Day Features New Programmes Taught Entirely Online

This year HSE University is admitting applicants to nine practice-oriented Master's programmes in sought-after specialities in IT, management, economics, and finance. On March 13 and 14, 2021 at HSE’s Open Day for Master’s programmes, academic supervisors and representatives of partner companies described the features of these programmes.

Working paper by Ksenia Rozhkova, Sergey Roshchin, Yana Roshchina

Working paper "Do non-cognitive skills matter for alcohol consumption? Evidence from Russia" is available online.

Working paper by Natalya Yemelina and Sergey Roshchin

Working paper "Gender Differentiation In Wages In Kazakhstan" is available online.

‘Distance Education for Universities Is an Opportunity to Break into the Future’

The 2020 eSTARS conference, organized by HSE University in partnership with the global educational platform Coursera, has commenced. For the first time in its history, the event is being held entirely online. At the plenary session and the first panel session, representatives of the world's leading universities, their associations, and educational platforms spoke about the role of digitalization in the development of higher education, the impact of the pandemic on education, and new approaches to how teachers and students can interact.

HSE University Announces Four Master’s Degrees on Coursera

Degrees in business, technology, and data science will enable students around the world to prepare for the jobs of tomorrow. HSE University and Coursera today announced four new online degree programmes at global higher education conference, eSTARS. With upcoming English-language master’s programmes in business analytics, computer vision, data and network analytics, and finance, HSE now has five fully online degrees on the Coursera platform.

HSE University Master’s Programmes to Follow New Educational Standard

The University Academic Council has approved a new educational standard for HSE Master’s programmes, the main feature of which is an higher degree of student freedom and flexibility se in student choice. Master’s programmes may consist of several tracks, each overseen by an academic track supervisor—a new key figure in the educational process.

eSTARS 2020 Conference to Discuss Education in the Context of Global Digitalization

Jointly organized by HSE University and Coursera, the international eLearning Stakeholders and Researchers Summit (eSTARS 2020) will be held from December 1 – 2, 2020. It will be the third time the organizers bring together international stakeholders from governments, the academic community, busines, as well as researchers and experts to discuss the present and future of online education.

45 Students Admitted to HSE’s New Combined Master’s-PhD Track

HSE University’s new combined Master’s-PHD track programme received 212 applications from first-year master’s students this year. Of these, 45 students were admitted to the track to study at a combined total of 17 doctoral schools at HSE. The combined Master's-PhD track, which was launched just this year, provides a new form of support for students who study in state-funded slots and intend to pursue careers in academia.

The HSE Look October Issue

The fourth issue of 2020 presents three interviews on the digital university concept and introduces new tenure faculty.

Terra Incognita No More

Dr Sergey Roshchin serves as Vice Rector with responsibilities in development and implementation of degree programmes, continuous education, and eLearning. He also heads the Laboratory for Labour Market Studies. Dr Roshchin shared with The HSE Look his thoughts on the development of HSE as a digital university.

HSE University Moves All Lectures to Online Format

Starting October 26, 2020, lectures at all HSE University campuses will be held online. At the same time, the University’s buildings remain open to students and staff. Seminars will mostly remain offline. However, it is possible that some will also be transferred online.

Psychology and the Social Effect of Alcohol Consumption: The Latest ‘Sociology of Markets’ Seminar Held at HSE University

Experts from the Laboratory for Labour Market Studies presented a report entitled ‘The Impact of Non-Cognitive Characteristics on Alcohol Consumption’ at HSE University. They talked about how different character traits affect the degree of dependence on alcohol.

HSE University Launches Its First Combined Master's-PhD Track

HSE University is offering a new form of support for students who choose to pursue a career in academia – a combined Master's-PhD track. The competition is open for first-year master’s students in state-funded places. Sergey Roshchin, HSE Vice Rector, spoke about the interesting features of the combined track.

Russian University Graduate Employment Statistics Look Good, But a Closer Look Reveals Gaps between Regions and Labour Markets

At the inaugural seminar of the 2020/2021 academic year held at the HSE Institute of Education, Sergey Roshchin, HSE Vice Rector and Head of the Laboratory for Labour Market Studies, and Senior Research Fellow Victor Rudakov presented a report entitled ‘University Graduates in the Russian Labour Market’.

10 Promises Made by HSE on HSE Day

In 2020 the world changed, and so did HSE. Classes were held over Zoom, exams were taken online with proctoring, Meladze performed online at the graduation ceremony, and HSE Day became Brand New. The festival’s main stage area was called ‘HSE PRO Future’—because, after all, the future is important for any university. It’s why we do what we do. Read on to find out what the next 10 years hold in store for HSE, and what HSE, which has already changed this year, holds in store for us. Below are 10 promises made by HSE on its most important day.

HSE Now Among World’s Top 200 Universities for Research in THE University Rankings

This year, HSE University has maintained its position in the 251-300 range in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The University ranks among the top 3 Russian universities along with Moscow State University (which ranks 174th) and the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (which ranks in the 201-250 range). In the THE’s global ranking of the best universities for research, HSE ranks 199th.

Article in Russian Management Journal

Article "Wage adjustment practices in Russian firms" by Ksenia Rozhkova, Sergey Roshchin and Sergey Solntsev was published in Russian Management Journal.

‘The Advantages of HSE University’s Master’s Programmes Lie in the Extraordinary Diversity of What the University Has to Offer’

While studying in HSE University’s master’s programmes, students receive an education that is developed with an eye towards specific professional markets, they can pursue research tracks, and they can even design their own individual curricula that incorporate coursework and expertise different programmes. HSE Vice Rector Sergey Roshchin discusses these benefits and others of HSE University’s master’s programmes.

‘We’re Looking for a Different Organizational Model’

Vice Rector Sergey Roshchin discusses why three HSE Faculties are being restructured

Starting in September, a Quarter of Courses to Be Made Available to Students of All HSE Campuses

Vice Rector Sergey Roshchin explains how inter-campus interaction will work

Chapters in "Trends and Issues in Doctoral Education"

Sergey Roshchin, Ksenia Rozhkova, Victor Rudakov, and Elena Kobzar co-authored three chapters in the book "Trends and Issues in Doctoral Education: A Global Perspective".

Proctoring: How to Ensure the Integrity of Online Assessment

17% of HSE’s spring-summer session exams will be administered with proctoring software that ensures the integrity of online assessment. Read on to learn how proctoring software is used at HSE University and what its advantages are over traditional in-person monitoring in the classroom.

‘I Am Confident Students Will Do Well on Their Online Exams’

Vice Rector Sergey Roshchin on taking proctored exams

HSE University Wins Runet Prize

One of the most prestigious awards in the field of digital technology, the Runet Prize, was conferred in Moscow. HSE University was awarded in the category ‘Education and Personnel’.

CInSt researchers at the International Russian Higher Education Conference RHEC 2019

We invite everyone to join the sessions which are run by CInSt researchers and listen to the CInSt presentations.

HSE University Launches Russia’s First Online English-Taught Master's Programme

This academic year, HSE University will begin admissions to its new online Master's programme in Data Science, which will be offered on Coursera, the world’s leading online learning platform. The application deadline for admission to the programme is December 6. Courses begin in February. Upon the successful completion of the programme, students will receive a Master’s degree from HSE University, which is internationally recognized.

Science, Sports, and Music: HSE Day 2019

HSE’s long-awaited annual event has passed, but our memories of it are still fresh—the workshops, the dancing, the lectures, the scientific experiments, the exclusive concert by Tima Belorusskih and Feduk—there are too many to name! HSE News Service is here to give you the lowdown on HSE Day 2019.

New HSE Complex on Pokrovsky Boulevard Welcomes Students

HSE University commenced the new academic year with a housewarming party marking the long-awaited opening of its new campus complex on Pokrovsky Boulevard. Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov, Academic Supervisor Evgeny Yasin, and vice rectors of the university took part in the event to welcome students, faculty, and staff.

IZA discussion paper by Victor Rudakov, Sergey Roshchin etc

Discussion paper "The Impact of Horizontal Job-Education Mismatches on the Earnings of Recent University Graduates in Russia" is available online.

Article in Journal of Education and Work 

Article "The impact of student academic achievement on graduate salaries: the case of a leading Russian university" by Victor Rudakov and Sergey Roshchin was published in Journal of Education and Work

Ilya Segalovich Scholarships Awarded on the Fifth Anniversary of HSE’s Faculty of Computer Science

As part of the HSE Faculty of Computer Science fifth anniversary celebration at Mercury Moscow City Tower, Ilya Segalovich Scholarships were awarded.

HSE to Adopt a New Development Programme

On March 20, at the HSE Staff and Student Conference, HSE Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov presented the key points of the new Development Programme for the period extending to 2030. The points he suggested have prompted a series of discussions in the university corporate environment aimed at choosing the best avenues and tools for development.

Working paper by Ksenia Rozhkova, Sergey Roshchin, Sergey Solntsev.

Working paper "Wage Adjustment Policies In Russian Firms" is available online.

Seminar «Wage Adjustment Policies in Russian Firms»

A joint research seminar of the Laboratory for Labour Market Studies and the Centre for Labour Market Studies was held at HSE On December 4, 2018.

Seminar «Wage Adjustment Policies in Russian Firms»

Speakers: Ksenia Rozhkova, Sergey Roshchin, Sergey Solntsev (LLMS HSE).

‘Successful Admissions Is the Result of Daily Work over Several Years’

Academic Supervisors of HSE programmes have been awarded bonuses for activities contributing to the university’s development. Active attraction of international students to HSE has become one of the assessment criteria.

HSE Doctoral Graduates Receive Their Certificates

This year, 117 students graduated from doctoral programmes at the HSE campus in Moscow. On November 1, they received their graduation certificates. Some of them also defended their theses under a new procedure that was introduced at HSE this year, while the others will do this within the next year.

‘I Gained Real Knowledge About French Law, Not Just a Line on My Resume’

HSE has hosted its graduation ceremony for students of the international programme French (European) Economic Law, which the university carries out in conjunction with long-time HSE partner Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne. HSE Vice Rector Sergey Roshchin gave out the diplomas, as did Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne leadership, a first in the programme’s history.

First Ever Kochubey Readings Take Place at HSE

On October 11-12, the HSE St. Petersburg campus hosted the first ever international Kochubey Readings, devoted to the study of private collections in Russia and around the world. The conference took place under the patronage of the Kochubey family, members of which travelled to Russia from France, Belgium, and the U.S.

First Ever Kochubey Readings Take Place at HSE

On October 11-12, the HSE University - St Petersburg campus hosted the first ever international Kochubey Readings, devoted to the study of private collections in Russia and around the world. The conference took place under the patronage of the Kochubey family, members of which travelled to Russia from France, Belgium, and the U.S.

Six New Things to See on HSE Day 2018

HSE Day is an annual event that never fails to surprise guests with something new. Below is a list of six new themed events to be featured at this year’s festival in Gorky Park on September 13.

HSE Day For Everyone

On September 13, the annual HSE Day will take place in Gorky Park. This is an exciting event, open to people of all ages and backgrounds. Every year, the choice of activities becomes longer and longer. Find out here what’s on offer – there’s something for everyone.

HSE Training Universities on Blended Learning Teaching Methods

HSE has launched a new experimental programme called ‘Development of Blended Learning Instruction,’ which is geared towards universities that use HSE’s online courses. In early July, instructors from these universities took part in a blended learning summer school.

HSE Staff Members Receive University Awards

HSE staff members were awarded medals and honor awards of the university at the meeting of the Academic Council.

XIX April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development

LLMS employees took part in XIX April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development, which took place in HSE on April 10-13, 2018.

Blended Learning: Taking Teaching Beyond University

On March 22, the Higher School of Economics hosted a university conference, ‘Blended Learning: Experience, Success and Prospects.’ More than 100 teachers, academics and administrative staff from all HSE campuses met to discuss the strategic and practical issues of integrating a mixed education format into the learning process, as well as the challenges and benefits of combining traditional education with distance and online methods.

Fewer People in Corporations, but More Promising Careers in Research

On February 12, the winners of the Student Research Paper Competition were announced. Not only did they receive prizes, but also had the opportunity to put some thought-provoking questions to the university administration. We’ve selected five questions which we consider highly relevant to researchers at HSE and internationally, and the responses are below.

Student Work Experience Helps Graduates Win Higher Salaries

Sergey Roshchin, HSE Vice Rector, discussed the main trends in graduate employment at a panel discussion titled ‘University-Graduate-Business: How to Build Constructive Partnership’ organized by the Ural Federal University and Sistema Charitable Foundation as part of the XIX World Festival of Youth and Students in Sochi. The participants discussed the changes required in education due to growing competition and the approaches that universities and employers take to pooling efforts and creating a joint vision.

CHER 2017 Conference

Victor Rudakov presented a report on the 30th Annual Consortium of Higher Education Researchers (CHER) conference, which took place on August 28-30, 2017 in the University of Jyvaskyla (Finland).

Data Culture: HSE Will Teach All Its Students to Work with Data

HSE will launch a new project called Data Culture in September 2017. Starting their very first year, HSE bachelor’s students will learn to work with data, and students in a number of programmes will also become familiarised with methods of machine-learning and artificial intelligence.

Second World Congress of Comparative Economics

Evgenia Polyakova and Victor Rudakov presented reports in the Second World Congress of Comparative Economics, which took place on June 15-17, 2017 in the Saint Petersburg in HSE.

1 Million Users Signed up for HSE’s Online Courses on Coursera

The number of people subscribing to HSE’s online courses on Coursera, one of the world’s most popular online learning platforms, has reached 1 million. Users represent nearly the entire globe, with HSE courses being taken in nearly 200 countries.

Coursera: 'Over 70% of Those Who Enrol in HSE's Online Courses Are Outside of Russia'

A team of specialists from the educational platform Coursera visited the Higher School of Economics for the first time ever this April. The group was made up of Coursera’s Regional Manager Inessa Roman-Pogorzhelskaya, Content Partnerships Manager Nathan Hite, and Teaching & Learning Specialist Alexandra Urban, and during their time at the university they met with HSE Vice Rector Sergey Roshchin, Online Learning Director Evgeny Kulik, and staff from the eLearning Office. The two teams discussed Coursera’s development strategy, as well as HSE’s future cooperation with the online platform.

Admissions for HSE Doctoral Programmes Now Open

New regulations simplifying admissions to HSE’s doctoral programmes have been approved. The procedure includes two application waves that consider personal achievements, and offers more opportunities for those who speak foreign languages. Vice Rector Sergey Roshchin told us more about the changes.

HSE Online Learning Opportunities Presented at Coursera Partners Conference

On March 29-31 of this year, the online learning platform Coursera held its fifth annual Coursera Partners Conference called Innovation for Tomorrow’s Learners at the University of Colorado, and the conference saw the participation of our colleagues from the HSE eLearning Office.

‘Advertising and PR’ and ‘Integrated communications’ programmes accredited by the ARCA

Ассоциация Коммуникационных Агентств России (АКАР) аккредитовала образовательные программы бакалавриата и магистратуры факультета коммуникаций, медиа и дизайна НИУ ВШЭ. Проверка состоялась в середине октября, ее прошли направления «Реклама и связи с общественностью» и «Интегрированные коммуникации».

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users signed up for HSE courses through Coursera and Russia’s National Open Education Platform