‘I Hope to Make Meaningful Contributions to the Academic Community’
Why do international students at HSE University decide to pursue a career in academia? What fields in economics are relevant to PhD students? Richard Asiamah from Ghana and Alesya Bukreeva from Uzbekistan are current master’s students at the Faculty of Economic Sciences, but have already received scholarships from the faculty to continue their studies as doctoral students at the university. Below, they share their experiences, while Denis Melnik, Academic Director of the Doctoral School of Economics, suggests some tips for the application process.
‘We Want to Make Sure that International Students Have Fulfilling Academic and Personal Lives’
The Council of the International Student Association (CISA) works to ensure that international students can live and study comfortably at HSE University and in Russia in general. At present, CISA consists of nine international students and its Chair. Its current activities include dealing with border closures, arranging vaccinations, and creating information channels for international students.
‘The 4th International Economics Olympiad—My Journey’
Oghogho Joy Isibor came to HSE University after earning a scholarship from the Faculty of Economic Sciences for her performance in the International Economics Olympiad. She is one of several foreigners to apply via the same competition. Oghogho is currently studying on the HSE University Preparatory Year Programme before starting her Economics degree. Read on to find out about her experience of the Olympiad, adapting to life in Russia, and the challenges of learning Russian for her future studies.
Where to Grab a Coffee, Have Lunch, or Meet with Friends Near HSE University
We’ve prepared an updated list of cafés, restaurants, and cafeteria around Myasnitskaya, Ordynka, and other HSE buildings in Moscow.
Okro Soup, Bubble Tea, and Relleno: International Students Share Their New Year's Traditions
HSE University is home to international students from all over the world, many of whom will be celebrating the New Year in Russia for the first time. They shared their plans for the festive season with the HSE News Service and spoke about holiday traditions and dishes in their home countries of China, Ecuador, Pakistan, Ghana, Indonesia, Nigeria, Guatemala, and India.
African Chapter at the HSE University invites new members
Undergraduate, master students and alumni are iniviting all HSE students and alumni from Africa to join newly establishing African Chapter at the HSE University. They have ambitious plans to discuss and implement together in Moscow
Open Days of Master and PhD programs
Faculty of Economic Sciences at the National Research University Higher School of Economics presents video of online events by the three master's programmes taught in English and PhD program - Doctoral School in Economics
Become a Productive Student by Studying at HSE University
Faiz Arsyad, from Indonesia is a first year student at the Faculty of Economic Sciences, master program Agrarian Economics, talks about his first months at the National Research University Higher School of Economics being a master students