Katie Kassam (Durham University, UK) spent the past spring semester studying Russian language and history at HSE University, Perm as part of the programme ‘Perm Term’. This programme was first organized by HSE in 2019 in cooperation with the School of Modern Languages and Cultures of Durham University. A year ago four students from the UK shared their experience. This year Katie arrived alone in February, but had to return home in March due to pandemic and continue her studies remotely.
HSE University in Perm welcomes international students (non-Russian citizens and stateless persons) to apply to its Bachelor's and Master's programmes for the 2020 year. Apply online now!
On August 20, 2019, an international Summer School on studying the culture of totalitarian society and memory studies cases started at HSE-Perm. It will continue until August 31.
During four months, students of the University of Durham (UK) studied Russian and history at the Higher School of Economics in Perm as part of 'Perm Term' programme (a semester in Perm). This programme was first organized by HSE in 2019 in cooperation with the School of Modern Languages and Cultures of the University of Durham. The semester came to an end, and students Phoebe, Athena, Madeleine and Eleanor shared their impressions of this experience.
On June 6, Ján Zozuľak, professor from the Konstantin the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia, visited HSE-Perm. The professor delivered a short lecture on the history of his city. Next year students in history from HSE-Perm will be able to go to Nitra on an exchange through the Erasmus+ programme.
In 2019 HSE Perm launched two international mobility programmes for hosting students from foreign universities. Exchange students from Tajikistan and the UK will spend the spring semester in Perm.
From 7th to 9th December 2018, the first conference of EADH, the European Association for Digital Humanities, was held in Ireland. One of the participants was Dinara Gagarina, head of the HSE-Perm’s Department of Humanities. Dinara shared her impressions of the event.
The HSE Academic Council has approved tuition fees for undergraduate and graduate programmes for incoming students in 2019.
On September 27, Sheila Fitzpatrick, Professor of Chicago University, delivered a lecture at HSE-Perm on everyday life in the time of Stalin, and on the features of a historian’s work. She talked about the purpose of her visit to Perm and shared her impressions of her interaction with the audience.
Anna Ostapenko, a representative of the HSE Green club and 2nd year student in History, has recently returned from Belgium where she took part in the Model European Parliament for Western Europe (held in Lier) and an environmental seminar (in Berlaar) from January 25 to February 3. She was accompanied by a group of Russian students.