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HSE Alumni

Since 1995, more than 51,000 people have graduated from HSE. Equipped with a diploma from HSE, our graduates go on to work in a variety of different fields and industries. Many of our graduates begin their careers with Russian and international companies in the private sector. Others work for educational and research institutions, governmental bodies, and non-profit organizations.

HSE’s Alumni Association helps graduates to stay connected. Alumni participate in the university’s seminars and conferences and have free access to HSE’s library. In addition, they often hold their own events in conjunction with the university and offer current HSE students internships at their companies. Each year, the Alumni Association recognizes the achievements of especially successful graduates at the HSE Alumni Awards ceremony.

Students for a short time
Alumni for a lifetime


Illustration for news: HSE Alumni Awards Held in Moscow

HSE Alumni Awards Held in Moscow

The annual reception for outstanding HSE alumni took place on December 7 at Saltykovy-Chertkovy House. The jury awarded alumni in six nominations.

Illustration for news: 'Social Networks Are Now a Fairly Serious Tool for Building Readership'

'Social Networks Are Now a Fairly Serious Tool for Building Readership'

Despite the fact that written texts are losing to visual imagery in today’s media, people who have a way with words are still in high demand. In the latest edition of Success Builder, Pavel Sokolov, a graduate of the HSE Faculty of Communications, Media, and Design and the editor-in-chief of the Eksmo publishing house website, discusses what is currently happening in the world of books, what comprises the duty of a Russian intellectual, and how to be both a manager and a playwright.

Illustration for news: Graduate of HSE FIFA/CIES Programme in Sports Management Appointed Head Coach of FC Spartak Moscow

Graduate of HSE FIFA/CIES Programme in Sports Management Appointed Head Coach of FC Spartak Moscow

Oleg Kononov, who graduated from the HSE FIFA / CIES programme in 2018 and previously headed Arsenal Tula, has been appointed head coach of FC Spartak Moscow.

Illustration for news: HSE Graduate Receives Bertrand Meyer Award

HSE Graduate Receives Bertrand Meyer Award

Polina Kazakova, graduate of the 'Fundamental and Computational Linguistics' Bachelor’s Programme, has won the Bertrand Meyer award for the best research project at the Software Engineering Conference in Russia 2018.

Illustration for news: HSE Doctoral Graduates Receive Their Certificates

HSE Doctoral Graduates Receive Their Certificates

This year, 117 students graduated from doctoral programmes at the HSE campus in Moscow. On November 1, they received their graduation certificates. Some of them also defended their theses under a new procedure that was introduced at HSE this year, while the others will do this within the next year.

HSE Staff and Alumna Take Part in Creating ‘Hello, Moscow!’ Project

The Moscow metro has launched a big educational project ‘Hello, Moscow!’ (Priviet, Moskva!). This will turn the Moscow transport system into a ‘guide’, telling the passengers about the city in various contexts, and making the everyday commute a more useful and interesting journey. The project creators include HSE staff and alumna.

‘I Gained Real Knowledge About French Law, Not Just a Line on My Resume’

HSE has hosted its graduation ceremony for students of the international programme French (European) Economic Law, which the university carries out in conjunction with long-time HSE partner Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne. HSE Vice Rector Sergey Roshchin gave out the diplomas, as did Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne leadership, a first in the programme’s history.

Illustration for news: Nomination of Candidates for HSE Alumni Awards 2018 Is Open

Nomination of Candidates for HSE Alumni Awards 2018 Is Open

HSE Alumni Awards are given annually to outstanding HSE graduates in several categories. This year, HSE will recognize both graduates who have achieved professional success in business and civil service, and those who have contributed to the popularization of sports, media industry or development of charitable and socially important projects.

Illustration for news: 'If No More Problems Exist at Your Job, You Can Just Retire'

'If No More Problems Exist at Your Job, You Can Just Retire'

As Russia’s digital economy gains momentum, participants of the sporadic market of digital services need to pave a path for success using their experience, professional instincts, and basic knowledge. In the latest edition of Success Builder, CreativePeople Director Sergei Prokofiev discusses what it’s like to build a business alongside other HSE alumni, how to protect designers and monetise creativity, and what one should learn in order to find a job in the digital sphere.

Illustration for news: HSE MBA Graduate Appointed Acting Governor of Lipetsk Region

HSE MBA Graduate Appointed Acting Governor of Lipetsk Region

Igor Artamonov, a graduate of the MBA Finance programme, which was developed by HSE for Sberbank, has been appointed Acting Governor of the Lipetsk Region.