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Interview with the program's graduate

Interview with the program's graduate
Makhzuna Yunusova is a 2022 graduate of the program "Political Analysis and Public Policy". In this interview she shared her memories of the program, the experience of applying her knowledge to practice and tips for graduates. Details can be found below.

‘May You Believe in Yourselves, Never Rest on Your Laurels, And Always Strive for More’

‘May You Believe in Yourselves, Never Rest on Your Laurels, And Always Strive for More’
The new academic year has kicked off at HSE University. Rector Nikita Anisimov greeted the students, staff and particularly new arrivals on Knowledge Day—September 1, which, as he emphasised, symbolises the beginning of a new journey and new achievements.

In Pursuit of the African Migrant Experience: HSE Doctoral Student Sheds Light on an Understudied Segment of the Moscow Population

In Pursuit of the African Migrant Experience: HSE Doctoral Student Sheds Light on an Understudied Segment of the Moscow Population
At the recent seminar of the HSE International Laboratory for Social Integration Research, Isaac Olumayowa Oni, HSE doctoral student and lab research assistant, spoke about African migration to Russia. In an interview with HSE News Service, Isaac discussed his research and talked about what it’s like to study at HSE and live in Moscow.

HSE University Announces Four Master’s Degrees on Coursera

HSE University Announces Four Master’s Degrees on Coursera
Degrees in business, technology, and data science will enable students around the world to prepare for the jobs of tomorrow. HSE University and Coursera today announced four new online degree programmes at global higher education conference, eSTARS. With upcoming English-language master’s programmes in business analytics, computer vision, data and network analytics, and finance, HSE now has five fully online degrees on the Coursera platform.

‘I Can Definitely Recommend HSE University to International Students’

‘I Can Definitely Recommend HSE University to International Students’
Rakib Hassan Pran, from Bangladesh, is currently doing his Master’s in Applied Statistics with Network Analysis at the HSE International Laboratory for Applied Network Research. Before enrolling at HSE, Rakib worked in information security wing of a Bank (Exim Bank BD) in Bangladesh. He got a leave from his job to study at HSE University in Moscow.

Two Additional HSE – Moscow Programmes Receive International ZEvA Accreditation

Two Additional HSE – Moscow Programmes Receive International ZEvA Accreditation
The Central Agency for Evaluation and Accreditation (ZEvA) determined that the HSE Bachelor’s programme in ‘Sociology’ and the HSE Master’s programme in ‘Comparative Social Research’ meet international educational quality standards. Both programmes have been accredited unconditionally for six years.

‘The First Step Towards Boosting My Skills Was When I Started Studying at HSE University in Moscow’

‘The First Step Towards Boosting My Skills Was When I Started Studying at HSE University in Moscow’
Abdelilah Ghazioui first came to HSE Moscow in January 2015 to attend a winter school. He liked the experience so much that he decided to enrol in HSE’s Master’s programme in Public Policy and Political Analysis the same year. In an interview with HSE News Service, Abdelilah looks back on his studies at HSE and life in Moscow and talks about his non-profit organization.

HSE University Enters Top 50 of THE Young University Rankings

HSE University Enters Top 50 of THE Young University Rankings
HSE University has taken 41st place, becoming the only Russian university on the Top 50 of the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings.

HSE University Enters Top 35 of QS 50 Under 50 World University Rankings

HSE University Enters Top 35 of QS 50 Under 50 World University Rankings
HSE University took 31st place in the QS Top 50 Under 50 Ranking, climbing seven places, even in the face of the growing competition in the higher tier of this ranking.

‘I Am Really Thankful for This Opportunity to Expand My Knowledge’

Friederike Augustin
Friederike Augustin is a second year Master’s student in Comparative Social Research double degree programme with Free University of Berlin. After reading European Studies for her Bachelor’s she enrolled in an Eastern European Studies programme to have the opportunity to spend some time in Russia.

‘I Would Strongly Recommend Studying in Russia’

Abrar Riaz
Abrar Riaz has come to Moscow from Pakistan to study in the Cognitive Sciences and Technologies: from Neuron to Cognition Master’s programme at HSE University. He was accepted to the programme through Russia’s Open Doors Scholarship Project. Abrar spoke with the HSE News Service about why he chose HSE University and what it was like to participate in the competition.

From Criminal Law in Texas to Russian Studies in Moscow

Rife Kimler
After practicing criminal law for 30 years, Rife Kimler of Texas, USA was in need of a break and a change of scenery. Long interested in Russia, the lawyer researched Russian programmes online and opted for HSE University’s Master’s Programme in Russian Studies. In an interview with HSE News Service, Rife discussed what he likes about Moscow and why he has not regretted his decision to study Russian politics and culture at HSE.

'Going to HSE Seemed Like a Great Way to Pursue My Interests’

'Going to HSE Seemed Like a Great Way to Pursue My Interests’
September 4, 2019 was a day of firsts for the School of Psychology and the Centre for Cognition and Decision Making. Zachary Yaple, who was born in the United States and grew up in England, defended his dissertation, 'Neurophysiological Correlates of Risky Decision-Making'. His defense marked the first PhD to be prepared at the Centre for Cognition and Decision Making and the first PhD to be awarded to an international student by the Doctoral School of Psychology.

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People have already submitted their applications to Master’s and Bachelor’s programmes at HSE University. So far, students from 113 countries have expressed their interest in studying at HSE University. For the 2019/2020 academic year, HSE University is offering 10 Bachelor’s programmes and 31 Master’s programmes taught entirely in English. The strongest applicants will be eligible for full or partial scholarships. For Master’s programmes, applications will be evaluated on the strength of the portfolios that can be submitted online via an applicant’s personal account on HSE University’s website.

Studying Applied Statistics and Network Analysis at HSE Moscow

Studying Applied Statistics and Network Analysis at HSE Moscow
Felipe Vaca Ramirez and Paco Arevalo Reyes, both from Ecuador, are second-year students in HSE’s Master’s programme in ‘Applied Statistics with Network Analysis’. Having heard about Russia’s rich mathematical tradition and the high academic standing of HSE, they both decided to study in Moscow despite how far away from home it is. Felipe and Paco share a background in economics, and the HSE programme’s focus on statistics and data and network analysis was a huge draw for them. Affordable tuition fees and multicultural environment were additional bonuses.

How International Students Can Receive Scholarships at HSE

How International Students Can Receive Scholarships at HSE
HSE offers several scholarships that allow international students to cover part of their tuition fees in both undergraduate and graduate programmes. Scholarships are offered as a tuition discount for international students and take effect at the time of their enrolment in HSE. The scholarships are granted for the full period of studies.

New Master's Programme Will Help Develop Understanding of Modern Russia through Scientific Methods

New Master's Programme Will Help Develop Understanding of Modern Russia through Scientific Methods
In 2019, HSE is launching a new master's programme in Russian Studies that will be taught in English. Admissions for international students have already started. Boris Makarenko, the programme’s Academic Supervisor, spoke with the HSE News Service about the features of the new programme.

Results for 2017 Student Research Paper Competition Announced

Results for 2017 Student Research Paper Competition Announced
The research paper competition was held in 21 subjects. For the first time ever, international students are among the competition’s winners. As for international participants, Umesi Love Ugonna  the first place in Public Administration category for his paper ‘Еffect of Maternal Micronutrients Supplementation on Infant Mortality in Nigeria’, while Kofi Aduo-Adjei and Owusu Richmond became runners-up in Sociology category with their paper ‘Analysis of Socioeconomic Differences in the Quality of ANC Services Provided in 60 Low and Middle Income Countries’.  All three are students of our HSE Master’s programme in ‘Population and Development’. Congratulations!

Policy Space and the Human Rights Week: a Global Concern for the Expression and Capacity

Policy Space and the Human Rights Week: a Global Concern for the Expression and Capacity
The Student Chamber of the Department of Public Policy at National Research University Higher School of Economics celebrated Human Rights Week – in honor of the adoption of Universal Declaration of Human Rights – by hosting a series of activities, a film screening, and write-for-rights by Amnesty International, a privilege walk and a play, performed by students from the department.

By Way of Italy, Norwegian Student Lands at HSE

Like many international students who choose to study at the Higher School of Economics, Martin Inderhaug, a native of Bergen, Norway, boasts a rich background marked by a diverse set of interests. Although he has been at HSE for only six months since enrolling in the Master’s programme in Politics, Economics and Philosophy, his interest in Russia goes back to his days serving in Norway’s military in the country’s far north where he would gaze at the ‘unknown East’ across the border with Russia.
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