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Making a Home in HSE’s Cities

For foreign scholars who come to teach and conduct research at the Higher School of Economics, whether temporarily or on a permanent basis, Moscow, St. Petersburg and Nizhny Novgorod all provide a variety of interesting opportunities to enjoy a quality life. We spoke with several international scholars who now make these cities home about their experiences and the advice they would share with others who may be considering a move.

Golden HSE Laureates Announced

On December 20, 2016, the ZIL Cultural Centre hosted this year’s Golden HSE awards ceremony. This year saw several significant changes to the award rules: new nominations have appeared, many of them were divided into categories for different groups of employees — all to help ensure HSE was able to express its gratitude to a larger number of worthy candidates. 

HEC Lausanne is HSE New Partner in Students Exchanges

Higher School of Economics and University of Lausanne just signed a LoI and student exchange agreement. This will allow economics and business and management students to study a semester in partner universities.

HSE Alumnus Has Recently Been Appointed Russian Minister of Economic Development

RBC reported that, in his role as Economic Development Minister, Oreshkin sees his main objective over the next year as preparing ‘key measures that will remove structural barriers to our economy’s growth and enable us to move forward.’

Essay Contest for Undergraduate Students

The results of the 2016 US presidential elections came as an enormous surprise to politicians, pollsters and ordinary citizens the world over. Even Trump himself was stunned by his history-making victory. The situation presents a unique window of opportunities for all scholars—even beginning students of economics.

Visit of China Statisticians' Delegation to HSE

On November 15, 2016, the Faculty of Economic Sciences at HSE received a delegation from China's National Bureau of Statistics. At the business meeting, HSE was represented by professors from the  Department of Statistics and Data Analysis: the head of department, V.S. Mkhitaryan; the head of the International Institute for Statistical Education, Ponomarenko A.N.; the academic director of the educational program "Economics and Statistics,” Sirotin V.P.; and professors from the department, Arkhipova M.Yu. and Kuchmaeva O.V.

Illustration for news: US Presidential Election: Why Predicting the Winner Is Difficult

US Presidential Election: Why Predicting the Winner Is Difficult

Alexander Belenky's book 'How US Presidents Are Elected' covers some of the more puzzling features of the American electoral system.

HSE Offers Traineeship Opportunities for International Doctoral Students

Doctoral schools provide an opportunity for international doctoral students to undertake part of their study or research at HSE. The university offers two types oftraineeships – research and study. The study stay involves taking courses from the HSE doctoral schools. This can be one, two, or more courses aimed at developing academic skills or at obtaining greater exposure to special core subjects.

2nd Place

Second-year student in the HSE/NES Programme in Economics, Maksim Vavulin, placed second in the FIDE World Youth Under 18 Chess Championship. The championship took place in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia from September 21st through October 5th

American Literature for Economics Major

This showcase presents the very best examples of students' projects in “Theodore Dreiser in International Perspective” course taught by Dr. Ashley Squires at the Joint HSE NES undergraduate program