On July 18, graduates of HSE’s International Preparatory Programmes had much to celebrate. For many, the day not only marked the last day of a rigorous programme, but the beginning of their next step in their education journey: enrolling in bachelor’s and master’s programmes at HSE University. Students and their instructors celebrated the occasion with a festive graduation party that included awards, poster presentations, cake for all, and even a Russian folk music performance.
On July 24-July 31, the second annual International Economics Olympiad (IEO) for high school students will be held in St. Petersburg. The IEO is organized and hosted by HSE University with the support of Sberbank.
Coming from Lebanon but with personal ties to Russia, Hisham Haydar will be starting the second year of the Master’s in Economics: Research Programme this September. The strength of HSE University’s standing in international rankings led Hisham to choose HSE in Moscow for his advanced training in economics. In the hope that other international students will be motivated to apply to HSE, he recently shared his perspective on everything from the application process to the workload to life in Moscow.
On a Monday evening at a stylish jazz club in Moscow, there was a Russian-American music collaboration, a rare scene amid tensions between the two countries. The sole U.S. performer at this July 8 jazz concert was Michelle Daniel, an intern at the International Office, the HSE Faculty of Economic Sciences. She is staying in Moscow for almost three months, with the ambitious goal of helping to improve Russian-American relations.
Muddassar Malik, who is pursuing a Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) in Economics and Business Administration at the University of Turku, Finland, will finish his Doctoral Research Traineeship at the HSE School of Finance in August 2019. HSE News Service spoke with Muddassar about his experiences in Moscow so far.
In 2019, Faculty of Economics Sciences hired four assistant professors holding PhD under international recruitment procedure.
Students and scholars of the University of Edinburgh School of Economics visited the Higher School of Economics and learned about the teaching and research in economics at the HSE Faculty of Economic Sciences
Kerlyns Martínez, a Ph.D. Student in Mathematics from the Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile talks about her research stay with the Laboratory of Stochastic Analysis and its Applications in the Faculty of Economic Sciences at HSE University Moscow