The HSE Sports Management graduates’ project for new style sports academies was named the best project of the international network FIFA/CIES in 2015 by a jury at FIFA’s headquarters in Zurich on January 14th.
In 2016, the Higher School of Economics will be the first Russian university to become an associate member of a large project being carried out by the Freie Universität Berlin’s Dahlem Humanities Center. The project, entitled the Thematic Network Principles of Cultural Dynamics, aims to strengthen international cooperation in humanities research. Its objective is to study the factors that affect the cultural processes in the history of humanity’s development.
On September 24, an HSE delegation visited the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Belo Horizonte, Brazil). UFMG Rector Jaime Ramirez and the HSE Vice Rector for International Affairs, Sergei Erofeev, signed a Memorandum of Understanding that provides for collaboration in the areas of undergraduate and postgraduate studies, research, and student exchanges. It also supports summer and winter schools and partnerships in the form of co-supervision.
From September 15 to 18, 2015, a delegation from HSE took part in The Annual EAIE Conference for the second time. This year international experts in higher education gathered in Glasgow.
An Agreement of Cooperation between National Research University Higher School of Economics and Freie Universitaet Berlin has been signed ‘to further the effective and mutually beneficial cooperation’.
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.