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Department Head — Nina Y. Belyaeva


Deputy Department Head
In Charge of Learning Process — Sergey A. Parkhomenko


Deputy Department Head
In Charge of HR & Dem. Gov. track and Student Developmental projects* — Sanjay K. Rajhans


Deputy Department Head
In Charge of Academic Development — Dmitry G. Zaytsev

*Internship, development projects, internationalization of the programme and other co-curricular activities

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Public Policy Department Winter School 2016

Public Policy Department Winter School 2016 was as usual a great avenue to meet prospective students, share with them all the interesting academic and non-formal activities in the department. The two days power-packed and intensive activity of teaching and learning will be an unforgettable experience for the all the prospective students as the various professors from the department presented various topics to them.

Winter school "Human rights as a horizontal issue in EU external policy"

The University of Bologna has organised, in cooperation with the Fondation René Cassin - International Institute of Human Rights (Strasbourg) and the Higher School of Economics (Moscow), the international Winter School “Human Rights as a Horizontal Issue in EU External Policy”.

Being a student in University of Turin

Since my bachelors in International Relations when I chose to learn Italian language, I always wanted to study in Italy. When I saw an announcement that our Public Policy Department launched a partnership agreement with University of Turin, I realized that this is my shot! And now, I am sitting in the one of the best European university libraries and writing this story to tell you what is like being a student of UniTo.

Tenure Track Position

Assistant Professor in Public Policy 
Public Policy Department, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

Third Academic Seminar – Reading Circle on Public Policy. Analyzing Policy Cycle Theory: Transcending Western Criticism and Non-western Compliance

With the aim of developing educational products applicable both in Russia and globally, HSE’s Public Policy Department, in cooperation with the Moscow Helsinki Group, is continuing its Round Table on Public Policy series. The series is aimed at shifting the learning process from routine teacher-led instruction to diversified, modernized and improved strategies that help students gain the knowledge, understanding and ability to apply what they have learned.

Public Policy Theories and their Criticism: in Search of Better Theory

How can we overcome the issue of 'descriptive public policy' and what kind of public policy theory do we need for it? Second academic seminar was built around the discussion of these pertinent questions.

A Voyage to East Africa : Destination Kenya

One week long exploratory journey by HSE delegation to Kenya last week was a significant step forward for the better appreciation and understanding about one of the largest economic power house in East Africa.

A View from Poznan : The 24 TH World Congress of the IPSA

On the 23 rd  to 28 th  of July the city of Poznan in Poland received the leading scholars of Political Science from all over the world. The occasion was the 24 th  World Congress of International Political Science Association. The city had on a very brief notice shouldered the responsibility that was originally scheduled for the city of Istanbul. This international conglomeration of the leading scholars from all over the world had the overarching theme “inequality”. The leading scholar Prof Richard Wilkinson from the University of Nottingham had addressed the inaugural day plenary session and had done a very vivid presentation on the theme regarding the subject “Inequality: The enemy between us”. He discussed at length that the societies with bigger income differences between rich and poor tend to suffer more of a wide range of health and social problems, including higher death rates, more mental illness, more violence, weaker community life and lower levels of child wellbeing.

June 24 Graduation ceremony: the Perfect 10th and Growing

On the 24th of June when the entire world was under the reeling effect of the Brexit not knowing how the market and financial world shall react further to the exit of the UK from EU, somewhere in the center of Moscow at the HSE premises there was another farewell taking place in complete poise, bliss and merriment. This was the 10th anniversary of the Public Policy Program in Higher School of Economics where thirty five of the graduates got their Graduation Diploma after two years of sweating by the brow and have really earned their coveted Master’s Degree in Public Policy.

Report on the International Spring School on Human Rights "Religion, Identity and Freedom of Conscience"

A five day educational retreat at the Educational and learning Center of HSE at Voronovo celebrated one of the most awaited International Spring School on Human Rights from 13th  to 18th  of May, a joint initiative between Department of Public Policy HSE, University of Bologna and Institute of Human Rights Strasbourg. The previous edition of the school was organized at Strasbourg and now this was the turn of HSE to act as the host and one must say the very intensive and informative learning environment was equally well supported by the very outstanding infrastructure and comfortable learning environment away from the hassle and bustle of the crowed city environment.
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