HSE’s Faculty of Law is a partner of the Fulbright Scholar Programme and each year has the opportunity to host a Distinguished Chair in Sustainable Development. David Wirth, a Professor who teaches and supervises research at Boston College Law School, arrived at HSE in this capacity in September 2016 and spent the past academic year in Moscow. He has talked to HSE News Service about his impressions.
Representatives of about 30 international universities have come to Moscow to take part in International Partner Week at HSE and discuss cooperation agreements, joint educational programmes, and research and student exchange programmes. On June 23, a partner university fair will be held for HSE students.
On June 19 the Higher School of Economics signed a cooperation agreement with Hitotsubashi University in Japan. The agreement covers mutual visits for lecturers and researchers, student exchange programmes, as well as joint research projects, academic events, and publications.
Students and doctoral students of the HSE Faculty of Computer Science will have the opportunity to take part in exchange and double degree programmes.
The Centre for East European Studies of the University of Warsaw (STUDIUM EUROPYWSCHODNIEJ UW) is organizing the Warsaw East European Conference, FourteenthAnnual Session, to be held in Warsaw, July 10-13, 2017.THE WARSAW EAST EUROPEAN CONFERENCE will be held under the distinguishedpatronage of the Rector Magnificus of the University of Warsaw, Professor Marcin Pałys.
On 21st March 2017 the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) was organizing the Research Management Workshop at the Residence of H.E.Excellency Ambassador of Australia in Moscow, where Professor Igor Agamirzian, HSE Vice President delivered a speech on Information Technologies as a Platform for Building R&D Partnerships for Engineering Education at HSE. Vice President was speaking about transforming a field-specific institution into a comprehensive university and presented a concept of education in engineering at HSE. The next day, on 22nd March 2017 Professor Nick Mansfield, Dean of Higher Degree Research at Macquarie University, Australia came to HSE to discuss potential opportunities for research collaboration and, particularly, Cotutelle in philology, computer science, physics with HSE.
On 16th March 2017 the German delegation headed by Prof. Dr. Alfred Forchel, President of University of Würzburg visited HSE to discuss cooperation plans and prospects.
On 6th March 2017 the delegation from University of Exeter, UK headed by Professor Sir Steve Smith, Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive visited HSE to sign the Student Exchange Agreement in humanities and discuss new opportunities for cooperation.
Dirk Meissner, Professor at the Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge and the Academic supervisor of the Master’s Programme ‘Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation’, has talked to HSE English-language news bulletin, The HSE Look, about programme development and achievements.