In the event of unfavorable conditions or border closures due to the pandemic, HSE University will be organizing online learning with mandatory support from professors for newly enrolled international students. To do this, the University has all the required infrastructure.
The coronavirus pandemic has changed every aspect of our life. Cities and towns around the globe are quarantined, borders closed, air traffic halted. Nevertheless, schools and universities keep working, albeit online. Here are the personal stories of two students caught up in the midst of their academic mobility and a German intern locked in Moscow.
According to the QS World University Rankings, Russian universities come highly rated, with HSE University rising by 50 positions. It is now in 151 – 200 group of Computer Science & Information Systems ranking and in 401 – 450 group of Engineering and Technology ranking.
This academic year, HSE University will begin admissions to its new online Master's programme in Data Science, which will be offered on Coursera, the world’s leading online learning platform. The application deadline for admission to the programme is December 6. Courses begin in February. Upon the successful completion of the programme, students will receive a Master’s degree from HSE University, which is internationally recognized.
Students from France, UK, Italy, Switzerland, Togo, and Albania worked on research projects at the labs of the HSE Faculty of Computer Science during Spring Semester 2019.
In 2019 the Higher School of Economics has climbed from 84th to 60th place in the Time Higher Education (THE) world ranking of young universities. HSE University is the only Russian university to place in the top 100 of this ranking.
Yunying Pei is a first-year student from China in the Bachelor’s Programme ‘HSE and University of London Double Degree Programme in Data Science and Business Analytics’ offered by Faculty of Computer Science. She recently sat down with HSE News Service to talk about what has helped her adjust to university life in Moscow.
Helena Wiehahn, postgraduate student of Stellenbosch University, spent the last Fall semester at the HSE Faculty of Computer Science. She told us about the exchange program, differences between the two countries and "Ded Moroz”.