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Education – News

Second report of the International Advisory Board

Expert group released a report as a result of the visit that took place in December 2016. The document presents the detailed evaluation as well as the Board's recommendations regarding faculty developement.

HSE the Only Russian University in ARWU Global Ranking in Sociology, Political Sciences, and Economics

HSE has entered the ShanghaiRanking's Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) in four subjects and become the only Russian university in three of them (sociology, political sciences, and economics). HSE is among the world’s Top 75 universities in Sociology. This is the first time HSE has made it into the ARWU.

HSE Students Win Prizes at International Mathematical Competition

Three HSE students from the Faculty of Mathematics and the Faculty of Computer Science won medals at the Vojtěch Jarník International Mathematical Competition held in the Czech Republic. Nikita Gladkov, a mathematics student, scored maximum points and was recognized as the outright winner in his category.

HSE Joins U.S. News’ Top-200 Subject Ranking of Best Global Universities

Higher School of Economics (HSE) has entered the 2017 U.S. News Best Global Universities Ranking for Mathematics, in 181st place.

HSE Students Get Gold, Silver and Bronze in International Mathematical Competition

HSE’s team has won four gold, one silver and one bronze medal at the International Mathematical Competition for University Students (IMС 2016), the most representative mathematics contest for university students. The team included students from the Faculty of Computer Science and the Faculty of Mathematics.

HSE Maths Student at École Normale Supérieure

Elizaveta Arzhakova, MSc student at the HSE Faculty of Mathematics, shares her impressions of the semester she spent at École Normale Supérieure in Paris.

'I’m Glad I Listened to My Heart'

A career in science and technology might sound appealing to the average Russian, but a recent survey showed that most Russians believe men are better suited for this line of work than women. The young women interviewed for this story, a mathematician and a programmer, are of a different opinion.

'The Winter School Is What Led to My Firm Decision to Go to HSE'

'The Winter School Is What Led to My Firm Decision to Go to HSE'
On February 4-8 of next year, the Faculty of Mathematics is hosting a Winter School at Voronovo, a special conference centre in the Moscow region with lodging and recreational facilities.

HSE Graduate Wins World Championship in Creating Financial and Mathematical Models

Polina Polunina, a 2012 graduate of HSE’s undergraduate programme in Mathematics, took second place at the Summer Alphathon — a global competition in which students and recent graduates from leading universities create financial and mathematical models. The competition was held with the support of WorldQuant, an investment company.

Math in Moscow Admits Students for Spring Semester

Math in Moscow, a joint programme run by the Independent University of Moscow, the Moscow Centre for Continuous Mathematical Education and the Higher School of Economics, is accepting applications for the spring 2016 semester until September 30. The Math in Moscow programme for international students has been giving young mathematicians from different countries the opportunity to learn from the best Russian teachers. All programme courses are taught in English.