Acting Dean — Mikhail Y. Blinkin
Academic Supervisor — Nadezhda Kosareva
Deputy Dean — Ivan Medvedev
Programme Coordinator of Urban Development and Spatial Planning — Irina Nemgirova
Address: 13, bld 4 Myasnitskaya str., Moscow 101000,
Phone: +7 (495) 772-95-90 ext. 12-605, 12-610
Vysokovsky Graduate School of Urbanism is an independent learning and research division of the National Research University Higher School of Economics. Founded in 2011, the School takes a multidisciplinary approach towards studying and planning modern cities, using the excellent foundation that one of Russia’s top universities has formed in the humanities and socioeconomics. The School’s mission is to create a centre in Russia for learning and research in urban studies and urban planning. It is envisioned that this centre will respond to the needs of the 21st century city and the corresponding era of megacities that are home to tens of millions of people with diverse interests and aspirations. These are cities where sources of information grow and the space for civil, creative, and economic opportunities expands. From 2016 the School is officially named in honor of its first dean and one of the founders — Alexander Vysokovsky (1948-2014).
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The Jean Monnet programme aims at stimulating teaching, research and reflection in the field of European integration studies at the level of higher education institutions within and outside the European Community.
European integration studies are defined as the analysis of the origins and evolution of the European Communities and the European Union in all its aspects. They cover both the internal and external dimension of European integration, including the European Union's role in the dialogue between peoples and cultures and the European Union's role and perception in the world.
The project is a series of educational events on the subject of European housing policies and regulation planned for the period between September 2017 through February 2019 (18 months). It is aimed at equipping Russian students with the knowledge of EU housing strategies and legislative framework and promoting the Europeanisation of the housing policy discussion in Russia. The events will include lectures, debates, a workshop, a study-visit to France and a follow-up conference. A broad social, economic and political perspective will be taken; the EU housing systems and practices will be analysed in the context of broader EU public policies and juxtaposed with their Russian analogues.
In 2017 contest for Erasmus+ Jean Monnet was especially intense, overall number of application was 1166, 228 out of it were from Russian universities and organisations. HSE Graduate School of Urbanism' application scored 91 out of 100 and became one of 12 Russian award-winners.
Erasmus+ is the EU's programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe. Its budget of €14.7 billion will provide opportunities for over 4 million Europeans to study, train, gain experience, and volunteer abroad. Set to last until 2020, Erasmus+ has opportunities for a wide variety of individuals and organisations.