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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.

Ten Facts about HSE's International Community

Every year, the HSE family welcomes representatives of new countries and becomes more interesting and diverse. On June 4, 2017, international students will talk to visitors about their home countries and introduce them to their cultures at The Whole World at HSE festival. To give you a quick pre-festival snapshot of how international HSE is, we’ve brought together ten facts about the university international life for you.

Joint Journey to a Fictional World

Creation of this anthology was a collective effort. This class has drawn the students closer together; they have become not only friends but soul mates. This project has also enabled each of the students to discover their unexpected talents, which will stay with them well beyond the Joint BAE Program at HSE-NES.

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.

The Modern Short Story

Apparently short story can be a course for economists. Check it yourself if you still doubt it.

How Undergraduates Make Decisions on Their Future?

Sometimes it is a professor who teaches them. Maria Azanova, junior at the Joint HSE-NES Program in Economics speaks on why she chose to apply to  PhD programs in cognitive neuroscience and psychology

Cemal Eren Arbatlı, assistant professor at the Department of Theoretical Economics, has won the Armen Alchian award!

His joint paper with Güneş Gökmen (NES) entitled "Minorities and Long-Run Development: Persistence of Armenian and Greek Influence in Turkey" has won the best general interest paper award at the Armenian Economic Association annual conference.

“Let us hear the suspicions. I will look after the proofs.” Sherlock Holmes, The Adventure of the Three Students

SCF Program invites second year master students to pre-register at newly opened courses in Finance in the Fall semester 2016.

- You Need to Get Harder,


says Kevin Cancellaro to the students at the Joint HSE-NES program in economics.
Kevin Cancellaro, New Economic School, teaches College Writing courses at HSE-NES Joint Program. Here is what he has to say about the program and what students tell about his courses.

“I was fascinated by the fact that Russians read Dreiser far more than Americans do”

Laura Ashley Squires, Director, Writing and Communications Center at New Economic School speaks about her experience with the HSE - NES Joint program in economics