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Alexey Rakov

  • Alexey Rakov has been at HSE University since 2011.

Education and Degrees

  • 2008

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in National History
    Russian State University for the Humanities
    Thesis Title: Dekulakization of Southern Ural Peasants (1930-1934)

  • 2005

    Degree in History
    Chelyabinsk State University

  • 2002

    Bachelor's in English, History, Philosophy
    Red Cross Nordic United World College

* 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 – 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

Young Faculty Support Program (Group of Young Academic Professionals)
Category "Future Professoriate" (2013-2014)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Courses (2017/2018)

Economic History (Bachelor’s programme; Faculty of Economic Sciences; field of study "38.03.01. Экономика", field of study "38.03.01. Экономика"; 1 year, 1, 2 module)Rus

Courses (2016/2017)

Economic History (Bachelor’s programme; Faculty of Economic Sciences; field of study "38.03.01. Экономика", field of study "38.03.01. Экономика"; 1 year, 1, 2 module)Rus


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Our Сourses: Introduction into Russian Economy

We present for you some of the disciplines in the first year of study. Alexey Rakov, Associate Professor of the Department of Theoretical Economics and Senior Researcher of the Institute of Russian History, talks about his course Introduction into Russian Economy. Alexey has received ‘Best Teacher’ award for 6 years running — starting in 2013. He is also a Golden HSE winner in the University Teaching Success category (in the field of Social Sciences and Economics). Moreover, he has won a number of awards and competitions for early career researchers. Alexey's research interests include Social and Economic History, the History of Repressions, and Historical Information Science.

Golden HSE 2018 Winners Announced

The winners are 16 staff members in seven ‘golden’ categories and 21 students in the ‘Silver Nestling’ category.  The winners of the ‘Golden Citation’, which is awarded to the most cited HSE scholar, have also been announced. The awards ceremony was held on November 27, on the HSE's birthday.

Renowned Professors Offer New Courses for Summer University Students

HSE’s Summer University officially opened on June 20. Now in its fourth week, the Summer University is in full swing at three of HSE’s four campuses– Moscow, St Petersburg and Nizhny Novgorod. Participants continue coming to Russia for courses on topics such as politics, history, economics, and Russian and Eurasian cultures. Most courses last two to four weeks and all of them are taught in English.

Economic History of Russia: Features of Economic Development

In summer 2018 the HSE International Summer University in cooperation with the HSE Faculty of Economic Sciences offers a new course - Economic History of Russia: Features of Economic Development by Associate Professor Alexey Rakov

Thank You for Choosing HSE!

Several HSE instructors recognized as ‘the best’ in their fields would like congratulate students with the start of academic year and hope that they don’t give in to procrastination, take advantage of all opportunities available at HSE, have a good sleep before exams at least once, and remember that teachers are humans too!

Скандинавский вояж

Стажировки "Будущих профессоров" кадрового резерва – 2014 г.

Тюбингенский опыт научных исследований

Стажировки "Будущих профессоров" кадрового резерва – 2013 г.