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Studying the Soviet Space Programme Through Music

Music is important to people in many different ways. It provides a way to engage with the world around us, whether through listening, interpersonal activity, performance, or individual introspection. Gabrielle Cornish, a musicologist and PhD candidate at the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music, has come to HSE on a research stay. She is looking at the role of music in the Soviet Union in the 1960-80s.

HSE among the World’s Top 200 Most International Universities

The Higher School of Economics has been ranked 162nd in a new ranking of the world’s most international universities compiled by Times Higher Education.

Illustration for news: ‘Everything Was New and Amazing Here in Russia’

‘Everything Was New and Amazing Here in Russia’

A group of 37 students from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology visited HSE’s Faculty of Economic Sciences in January 2018. The visit was part of a study trip to Russia organized by HKUST Global Business Program. The students visited Dobrolyubov Public Library, New Economic School, SKOLKOVO School of Management, as well as offices of Novartis Pharma, Yandex, and Moscow Stock Exchange. At HSE they met with Russian and international students who told them about the university and introduced them to Russian culture and traditions, dispelling some of the most popular myths about Russia.

HSE Student Won European Rapid Chess Championship

Maksim Vavulin, third-year student in the HSE/NES Programme in Economics, has won a major chess competition in Katowice (Poland). 

HSE Enters Top 50 in QS BRICS Ranking

HSE’s progress in the global rankings in 2017 can also be seen in the QS BRICS regional ranking, where HSE is now 39th among all universities, moving up 23 positions as compared to last year.

Illustration for news: Open Doors Competition Gives International Students Opportunity to Study in Russia

Open Doors Competition Gives International Students Opportunity to Study in Russia

Registration is now open for the Open Doors: Russian Scholarship Project, Russia’s first competition for international students applying to Master’s programmes. With registration open until January 15, 2018, the competition consists of two remote stages: a portfolio contest and an online contest. The first stage will take place from December 1 to January 15.

International Admission 2018

Starting from 15 November international students can apply online to study at HSE and Faculty of Economic Sciences. Deadline for full scholarship application is February 28, 2018

‘I Was Impressed by How Marvelous the Festival Was’

This October World Festival of Youth and Students took place in Sochi bringing together over 20 000 young people from 150 countries. Several HSE international students participated in the event. They have shared their impressions with HSE News Service.

Intangible Assets are More Important Than Tangibles

The HSE School of Finance recently held a roundtable discussion dedicated to public non-financial reporting. The keynote presentation was delivered by Stefano Zambon, Professor at the University of Ferrara (Italy), who is also the Chairman of the World Intellectual Capital Initiative (WICI), a global network engaged in the systematization and dissemination of information on the intellectual capital indicators and modes for presenting it in non-financial reporting.

Illustration for news: Studying in Erasmus

Studying in Erasmus

Midterm exams are over and a second year master student Edoardo Alberti sends a small feedback on his experience at Erasmus. At HSE Edoardo is studying at the master programStrategic Corporate Finance. On successful graduation from Erasmus University he will defend his thesis at HSE and get two diplomas - HSE and Erasmus.