On July 23, 2015 HSE hosted the delegation from University of Central Asia, represented by Mr Shamsh Kassim-Lakha, Executive Chairman, Board Executive Committee and Dr Ariff Kachra, Dean of Academic Affairs.
Continuing the series of Italian meetings, started in early 2015 (involving meeting with University of Turin and public lecture by Professor Piergiorgio Odifreddi on Mathematics and the Arts, visit by representatives from LUISS, University of Genoa etc.), this time, on 24 June 2015 HSE Office for International Cooperation hosted the delegation from Ca’Foscari University of Venice, represented by Daniela Rizzi, our partnership coordinator and Tenured Professor, Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies, Giancarlo Coro', Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Mario Volpe, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, and Lucy Kuzminova, Coordinator of Internships and Career Service.
On 18 June 2015 Vincenzo Bianco, Associate Professor of Energy Sciences and Mr. Angelo Musaio, Head of the International Relations Office from the University of Genoa (Università degli Studi di Genova), Italy visited the Higher School of Economics, Moscow.
On 8 June 2015 HSE hosted the delegation from the Guido Carli Free International University for Social Studies (LUISS Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli, Italy), led by Rector Prof. Massimo Egidi, aiming at cooperation development with Higher School of Economics and signing the Memorandum of Understanding between our institutions.
HSE Laboratory for Comparative Social Research sign partnership agreement with the Social and Economic Survey Research Institute. The Social and Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI) is a social scientific survey research. It was established in October 2008 with enthusiastic support from the leadership of Qatar University and falls under the Office of the President.
Today St Petersburg saw the launch of the international conference Education and Global Cities: BRICS perspectives. About 400 representatives of higher education and high-schools, authorities, and businesses from across the world discuss the latest trends in education development, the current role of universities in cities and new paths to resolving current problems in education.
School of Software Engineering Takes Part in the Creation of Vietnamese-Russian Technological University
The Vietnam-Russia academic conference that took place in Hanoi in April decided to establish a Vietnamese-Russian Technological University (VRTU) on the basis of the Le Quy Don University of Science and Technology. HSE’s School of Software Engineering is to play a key role in this process.
The Department of History at the Higher School of Economics – St. Petersburg and the University of Jyväskylä (Finland) will begin student and teacher international mobility cooperation for the 2015/2016 academic year.
A week-long training methodological workshop 'Economic and Social Changes: values effects across Eurasia' on advanced quantitative methods in comparative studies took place in April. The workshop was jointly organized by the Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES), Turkey, and HSE's Laboratory for Comparative Social Research. The workshop included presentations by the members of LCSR and EBES, series of practical workshops, as well as reports of the participants.
During the XII Germany Week in St. Petersburg, the Gorky House of Scientists under the Russian Academy of Sciences hosted an international research conference ‘Russia and Germany – regional economies after sanctions,’ organized by the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce and HSE.