HSE and East-China Normal University (ECNU) have signed a new student exchange agreement expanding the range of opportunities for student mobility in all areas of studies, including social studies, humanities, and philosophy, as well as computer science, mathematics, and physics. The agreement was signed as part of the ECNU delegation’s visit headed by Tong Shijun, chairman of the ECNU University Council, to HSE.
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. He has shared his research, teaching and collaboration plans for the upcoming academic year at HSE with The HSE Look bulletin.
On 16 September 2016 representatives from Chandigarh University, Gharuan, Mohali (India) visited National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow. The delegation was represented by Prof.(Dr.) R.S. Bawa, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor and Prof. Rajan Sharma, Deputy Director (International Relations). Boris Zhelezov, Deputy First Vice Rector, who chaired the meeting, outlined a big interest in HSE Coursera online courses among the Indian students and briefly introduced HSE achievements within the past years.
Visit by Delegation from the Mexican Ministry of Economics and Labour (Nuevo León State) to HSE, Moscow
On 16 September 2016 the delegation from the Mexican Ministry of Economics and Labour of the Government of Nuevo León State together with the representatives from the Embassy of Mexico to the Russian Federation came to Higher School of Economics, Moscow in the framework of their yearly working trip abroad.
Funding through the European programme Erasmus+ will be allocated to the development of a Master’s programme in clinical linguistics, the organization of a summer school on institutional analysis, and the creation of Russia's first courses on education law.
The Higher School of Economics (HSE) has signed an agreement on establishing a joint double degree master’s programme with the University of Paris-IV (Sorbonne) in partnership with the French University College in Moscow. The agreement is applicable to following master's programmes: Philosophical Anthropology, Historical Knowledge, History of Artistic Culture and the Art Market, and Philosophy and History of Religion.
The University of Turin (Italy) is glad to inform you that they have published a new call for visiting scientists.This program called “I@UNITO” offers 32 fellowships to foreign researchers wishing to spend a training and research period at the Departments of the University of Turin. Candidates should have a degree from a foreign University as well as be citizens and resident out of Italy.
First Graduates Complete Double-degree Master’s Programme in Big Data Systems and Information Systems Management
On June 27, 2016, the first graduation ceremony for the double-degree Master’s programme in Big Data Systems and Information Systems Management was held at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow. The ceremony marks three years of successful collaboration between HSE and University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien.
On June 10, 2016 the delegation of the University of Iceland together with the representatives from the Embassy of Iceland to the Russian Federation visited Higher School of Economics, Moscow. The delegation of University of Iceland was represented by Mr. Jón Atli Benediktsson, Rector, Mr.Jón Ólafsson, Professor of Comparative Cultural Studies, Mrs. Stefanía Óskarsdóttir, Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Political Science, wife of Rector Benediktsson, Mr. Frierik Jónsson, son of Rector Benediktsson and Mrs. Óskarsdóttir. The Embassy of Iceland to the Russian Federation was represented by H.E. Mr. Albert Jónsson, Ambassador of Iceland to the Russian Federation, and Mrs. Irina Bolshakova.