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'After ICEF it is easy to enroll at a western university, as you have already studied in an international environment'

'After ICEF it is easy to enroll at a western university, as you have already studied in an international environment'
Dmitry Storcheus graduated from ICEF’s BSc programme in 2011 and then entered the MSc programme in Mathematics at The Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences in New York (NYU). In 2017, after working for Google for several years, he continued hisstudies at NYU on a PhD programme created jointly with the corporation. Currently he is a Software Engineer in the Google Research department in NY and conducts research with one of the institute’s most outstandingresearchers, Professor Mehryar Mohri, who is also his colleague in the Google Research laboratory. Dmitry specializes in Machine Learning (ML), in particular in AutoML – the most cutting-edge trend which allows the creation ofself-studying neural networks that do not demand the participation of a programmer.

Expert view: ICEF Associate Professor Udara Peiris gave an interview to Mustreader

Expert view: ICEF Associate Professor Udara Peiris gave an interview to Mustreader
How to understand the economy, post-COVID growth, AI vs. humans

'ICEF pushes the boundaries of understanding the scope of opportunities in front of you'

'ICEF pushes the boundaries of understanding the scope of opportunities in front of you'
Ekaterina Chegayeva completed ICEF BSc Programme in 2017 to continue her studies at master’s level at Princeton. A Master in Finance, she's currently employed by USA's J.P. Morgan, where she is working on the details of retirement savings system as part of Asset Management team. In this interview Ekaterina shares how ICEF enlarges the horizons for its students, how to choose among the programmes allowing to work in the US without getting a work visa first, why American employers seek quantitative finance majors, and how J.P. Morgan makes retirees well-off and happy.

Online Consultations for Applicants

Online Consultations for Applicants
You can ask all your questions about admission, learning and career opportunities on the online consultations for ICEF applicants.

'A crisis situation can land macroeconomists a big break'

'A crisis situation can land macroeconomists a big break'
A 2017 graduate of Master’s Programme Financial Economics, Nurdaulet Abilov has stepped up to the position of Kazakhstan’s lead quantitative macroeconomic analyst and is in charge of Nazarbayev University’s Economic Modelling Development Center. In this interview, Nurdaulet reveals why Southern Europe makes a perfect place for studying econometrics, how one can develop a passion for economics by lending money to family, and what anti-crisis strategies are being currently developed by Nazarbayev University.

'This Master’s Programme Has Given Me My First Experience of Living Outside Uzbekistan'

Khushnuda Khamidova earned her BSc degree in Economics with Finance in Tashkent before she enrolled in ICEF MSc Programme – the choice she made to gain expert knowledge and life experience.

‘Education Helps Us Learn New Things Quickly and Adapt to New Conditions’

‘Education Helps Us Learn New Things Quickly and Adapt to New Conditions’
Hyen Jin Han is doing her Master's at HSE International College of Economics and Finance. In her interview, she talks about her passion for economics, studying at the ICEF, and career aspirations.

ICEF Mentoring Programme: summing up the fourth season and planning for the future

ICEF Mentoring Programme: summing up the fourth season and planning for the future
Initiated by ICEF Alumni Association Board, the Mentoring Programme was launched in 2016, an endeavour first pioneered by ICEF and currently adhered to by entire HSE.

‘Proctoring Increases Risks for Those Who Want to Copy at Exams’

‘Proctoring Increases Risks for Those Who Want to Copy at Exams’
Albert Belkov, a third-year undergraduate student at HSE ICEF, has taken three proctored exams this spring and summer—in Optimization Theory, Macroeconomics, and Financial Mediation. He shared his experiences with the HSE News Service.

ICEF, Oxford, Yale: ICEF graduate speaks about his education in 3 universities

ICEF, Oxford, Yale: ICEF graduate speaks about his education in 3 universities
Dmitry Aksakov completed the ICEF BSc programme in 2008, then entered MSc programme at the University of Oxford and, after having worked at Deutsche Bank, studied for an MBA at Yale University. Now he is Vice-president at the VEB Development Corporation