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‘Nowhere Have I Enjoyed Teaching More Than in Russia’

On July 24, the results of the Best Teachers 2017 competition at HSE were announced, with more than 500 teachers from across the university being recognized by students, 80% of whom voted in this year’s competition. While the financial reward for recognition is certainly attractive, the teachers who won appreciated the support of students, as well as the opportunity to reflect on their careers and what has made them successful.

'Moscow Seems Like a Totally Different World but I Feel Very Comfortable Here'

On July 21, students from Seoul National University presented their projects devoted to politics, economics and social sphere of Russia. Every year, within the framework of HSE Summer University, a group of South Korean students comes to Moscow to learn the Russian language and take 'Understanding Modern Russia' course. At the end of the course students prepare presentations based on the knowledge they have gained and their own research results.

Illustration for news: River Cruises – See Moscow from New Perspective

River Cruises – See Moscow from New Perspective

Moscow river cruises are quite popular among the capital’s residents and visitors. River navigation in Moscow opens in mid-April and runs until late October. Winter cruises on icebreakers are also available for when the river is frozen over.

Testing Conflict Theory with Data Delivers New Insights

Austin L. Wright from the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago flew to Moscow from Chicago to discuss  ‘Civilian Abuse and Wartime Informing’ at the Political Economics workshop that was held at HSE on July, 20, 2017.

Illustration for news: HSE Joins Top 50 in QS Rankings of Young Universities

HSE Joins Top 50 in QS Rankings of Young Universities

The Higher School of Economics (HSE) has taken 48th place in the QS Top 50 Under 50 ranking. Furthermore, it is the sole Russian academic institution in this ranking.

Illustration for news: HSE Among Top Five Universities with Highest Paid Graduates

HSE Among Top Five Universities with Highest Paid Graduates

The Higher School of Economics was ranked fifth among Russian universities with the highest paid graduates during their first year of employment, according to data from an employment monitoring study by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science. On average, graduates who completed a full-time undergraduate programme at HSE make 51,700 rubles per month, which is up from previous years and nearly double the average for the country as a whole.

Illustration for news: Oxford University Summer School on Economic Networks hosted HSE doctoral student

Oxford University Summer School on Economic Networks hosted HSE doctoral student

In June 2017  Zaruhi Hakobyan, a graduate first year student of the HSE Doctoral school in economics, took part in the Summer School on Economic Networks, organized by the Mathematical Institute of Oxford University. The summer school and the Faculty of Economic Sciences sponsored Zaruhi Hakobyan's  travel and accommodation expenses.

Illustration for news: Summer School on Economics Networks at the University of Oxford

Summer School on Economics Networks at the University of Oxford

A first-year doctoral student Zaruhi Hakobyan participated in a Summer School on Economic Networks hosted by the Mathematical Institute in Oxford. Summer School and Faculty of Economic Sciences, together, paid Ms.Hakobyan's travel and lodging

Faculty of economic science alumna Alisa Tizik represented Russia at the World Championships of Beach Ultimate in France. Her team won the champion's title

Alisa Tizik, a former member of HSE Ultimate team, became the world champion in beach altimat-frisbee as a member of the Russian national team on Saturday

HSE the Only Russian University in ARWU Global Ranking in Sociology, Political Sciences, and Economics

HSE has entered the ShanghaiRanking's Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) in four subjects and become the only Russian university in three of them (sociology, political sciences, and economics). HSE is among the world’s Top 75 universities in Sociology. This is the first time HSE has made it into the ARWU.