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Illustration for news: ‘Be ambitious!’

‘Be ambitious!’

Gao Song from China, master student at HSE Financial Engineering Program, applied and was successfully admitted to study for a masters in Quantitative Economics and Finance at the University of Luxembourg during his second year of masters studies at HSE. Upon successful completion of both programs, he will be awarded a masters degree from both institutions. From the Fall 2023, Gao Song will start his PhD program as a Doctoral Researcher at the Parallel Computing and Optimization Group (PCOG) in the Computer Science Department at the University of Luxembourg

Illustration for news: ‘I Don't Even Know What I Like More: Running or Working’

‘I Don't Even Know What I Like More: Running or Working’

Sergey Stepanov is an Associate Professor at ICEF and the School of Finance. He is also the Academic Supervisor of the HSE/NES Programme in Economics, a joint programme that teaches students fundamental knowledge of economics, modern methods of economic analysis, and mathematical methods for solving economic tasks. Sergey spoke to Olga Krylova about the joint programme, his research work with colleagues and students, and his second big passion—running.

Illustration for news: International Center of Decision Choice and Analysis Invites Interns

International Center of Decision Choice and Analysis Invites Interns

International Center of Decision Choice and Analysis aka DeCAn invites qualified candidates to intern under the supervision of Professor Aleskerov

Illustration for news: ‘Education Is the Formation of Horizons and Economic Thinking’

‘Education Is the Formation of Horizons and Economic Thinking’

What are the modern trends in economic education and how are they incorporated in HSE programmes? Why do economists need machine learning and artificial intelligence? Is it necessary to attend lectures and how can students get the most out of their bachelor's programme? How radical are the changes in economic laws that have occurred in recent years? These questions and many other topics were discussed by Sergey Pekarski, Dean of Faculty of Economic Sciences (FES), and interns of the Laboratory for Economic Journalism.

Illustration for news: ‘Now It Is Not Students Who Adapt to the University Environment, but Universities Adapting to the Student Lifestyle’

‘Now It Is Not Students Who Adapt to the University Environment, but Universities Adapting to the Student Lifestyle’

More than 450 students from more than 40 countries have graduated from 10 HSE Master's online programmes. To participate in the ceremony, graduates who received full-time higher education online were invited to the Moscow campus and met with classmates and teachers not online, but face-to-face.

Illustration for news: ‘My Prep Year Experience Has Been Phenomenal; I Would Repeat It All over Again if I Could’

‘My Prep Year Experience Has Been Phenomenal; I Would Repeat It All over Again if I Could’

The International Preparatory Year programme held its graduation ceremony in July. This academic year, 125 students from 50 countries were enrolled in the programme. They will continue their studies at Russian universities, most of them pursuing bachelor's and master's programmes at HSE University. The graduation was organised as a quest, where the students were able to demonstrate their achievements in learning the Russian language. Graduates from Ecuador, Syria, and Mexico shared their impressions with the HSE News Service, Deputy Director Polina Shanko talked about plans for the coming year, and mathematics teacher Vladimir Gordin gave his advice to future students.

Illustration for news: Program of Academic Scholarships Extended

Program of Academic Scholarships Extended

Academic scholarships program for top students of the Master's Program Economics and Economic Policy extended for the 2023-2024 academic year. First-year students of the Behavioral Economics and Research Track at Master's program Economics and Economic Policy will begin receiving increased scholarship from the second semester based on their GPAs

Illustration for news: Nargiz Mammadova: ‘HSE Paved My Road to Harvard‘

Nargiz Mammadova: ‘HSE Paved My Road to Harvard‘

Nargiz Mammadova, from Azerbaijan, is a 2022 graduate of the Economics: Research Programme and a finalist of the Global Essay Competition in St. Gallen. As she prepares to start her Master of Public Administration in International Development programme at Harvard in August 2023, Nargiz reflects on her time studying at HSE University during the COVID-19 pandemic, talks about her work for the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan, and shares an important message for future students.

Illustration for news: ‘At HSE University, We Receive Substantial Support for Our Research’

‘At HSE University, We Receive Substantial Support for Our Research’

Wenrui Zhang, from China, is a recent graduate of theMaster’s in Economics and Economic Policy at the HSE UniversityFaculty of Economic Sciences. Having successfully defended his master’s thesis on the impact of COVID-19 on the incomes of vulnerable groups, Wenrui has set his sights on publishing his research and enrolling in adoctoral programme at the university. The HSE News Service interviewed Wenrui about his achievements so far and his goals for the future, and also spoke to Prof.Elena Kotyrlo, his academic supervisor.

Illustration for news: ‘I Propose Research Projects that Will Teach Students Something’

‘I Propose Research Projects that Will Teach Students Something’

Jean-Francois Jabir is an assistant professor at the HSE University Department of Statistics and Data Analysis and a senior research fellow at the Laboratory of Stochastic Analysis and its Applications (LSA). In his interview, he talks about stochastic analysis and its applications, why he is still impressed by the training level and dedication of Russian students, and how to live in Moscow with a limited knowledge of Russian.