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ICEF Evening School for High School Students: Learning from the best to be the best

ICEF Evening School for High School Students: Learning from the best to be the best
For six years now, International Evening School (IES) has been operating at ICEF HSE. The programme is completely free of charge and offers high school students (grades 9-11) a course in Economics which is designed to prepare them for university. Here is how IES works and how to enroll.

‘Fundamental education is not a goal in itself, but a way of getting life skills’

‘Fundamental education is not a goal in itself, but a way of getting life skills’
Asan Kurmanguzhin graduated from the ICEF BSc programme in 2008, then enrolled on the MSc programme at the London School of Economics. After having worked in McKinsey he also received an MBA from Harvard. He is now a CEO at SberMarket, a part of Sberbank’s ecosystem. SberMarket is a successful online grocery delivery service, which was recently launched all around Russia. In the interview Asan spoke about career building in the technological sphere, e-commerce and the main difficulties of studying on the MBA.

2021 Summer Workshop Series in Finance

The International Laboratory of Financial Economics has resumed the Summer Workshop series in Finance.

'Access to double-degree track has played a big role in my career'

'Access to double-degree track has played a big role in my career'
A member of ICEF class of 2006, Anatoly Braverman has achieved a significant track record in petroleum transactions and has witnessed the Russian economy receive increased investment as one of the first members of RDIF team since 2011. How does the Russian economy benefit from international degree programmes? How does investing in antiviral drugs work and how has it been used by RDIF to develop Sputnik 5 vaccine? Anatoly Braverman answers these and many other questions in his interview with Success Builder.

“I am looking forward to lecturing live”

“I am looking forward to lecturing live”
Peio Zuazo-Garin, ICEF assistant professor and a PhD graduate from the University of the Basque Country, joined HSE at a time when all the usual formats of research and teaching were disrupted by the pandemic. In an interview he told how to adapt to a new place of work online, what are the pros and cons of academic prestige, why he loves Moscow and why he recalls bullfighting during the discussions with ICEF students.

'ICEF offers an unusually broad education that gives workplace flexibility'

'ICEF offers an unusually broad education that gives workplace flexibility'
Svetlana Pavlova earned her bachelor's degree from ICEF in 2003 and won a scholarship to continue her studies at LBS (London Business School). Svetlana is currently a Vice President–Analyst at Moody's Investors. In this interview, she shares how to win an LBS scholarship through academic networking, how IB analytics differs from rating analytics, and how ICEF gives not only diplomas but also friends.

ICEF Alumni Among Forbes 30 Under 30 Winners

ICEF Alumni Among Forbes 30 Under 30 Winners
Of the ten candidates shortlisted by Forbes 30 Under 30 inFinance and Investment category, only three have been announced winners. Among them are two ICEF graduates – Oleg Bezumov and Olga Shikhantsova.

'I was lucky enough to discover my vocation thanks to the fellowship of ICEF graduates'

Arturs Meskovskis
Arturs Meskovskis enrolled in ICEF Master’s Programme in 2013 after earning his bachelor’s degree from the Stockholm School of Economics (Riga). Currently a quantitative analyst on XVA team at MUFG Office in London, Arturs shares how to find a perfect master’s program at the confluence of STEM and finance, how learners can benefit from ICEF’s family-like community, what quants typically work with, and where a financial industry expert can learn data science.How I developed a passion for economics

ICEF Master’s Students To Enjoy More Funding Options

ICEF Master’s Students To Enjoy More Funding Options
ICEF introduces a new system of scholarships and financial awards for its Master's in Financial Economics enrollment 2021. The scholarships are merit-based and will be awarded to ten best performing students. The scholarship funding available in 2021-2022 academic year totals RUB 750,000.

Two ICEF Alumni On Forbes 30 Under 30 List

Two ICEF Alumni On Forbes 30 Under 30 List
Oleg Bezumov and Olga Shikhantsova made it to the annual Forbes 30 Under 30 longlist in category Finance & Investment.