Ekaterina Oparina Accepted for Economics PhD
Ekaterina Oparina, Research Assistant at the Centre for Private-Public Interactions at HSE’s Perm campus, has been accepted to the PhD in Economics programme at the University of Surrey (UK).
‘I would like to say that the experience I gained while working at the Centre for Private-Public Interactions and the support of my colleagues with document submission helped me a lot during the application process. I plan to continue my research in regards to state-private interaction in the course of my future studies,’ - said Ekaterina Oparina.
The first two years of the PhD programme are dedicated to core courses and specialized training, while the final two years are devoted to research work. Admission requirements include GRE and IELTS exams, submission of a CV and an abstract outlining the applicant’s research. Applicants are also interviewed after submitting all necessary documents. According to the admission results, Ekaterina Oparina was one of five PhD students in Economics, who will receive full scholarship.
The University of Surrey placed 4th in The Guardian’s ‘League Tables’ for 2016. Staff members of its School of Economics publish their research in leading scientific journals and also work as economic advisers to governments and global organizations such as the IMF, European Central Bank, Bank of England, and Her Majesty’s Treasury.