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 application campaign for the International Master Program ‘Prototyping Future Cities’ of the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow is well under way!
HSE University provides scholarships for early-bird applicants with strong profiles who apply before 15 April 2018. Enrollees who receive more than 80 points for their application portfolio and succeed at the interview will be given a 20% discount on the tuition fee. Evaluation of the portfolio will be based on the following Admission Requirements.
Applicants with no specific work experience will be evaluated on the basis of their motivation and interview.
Documents to be presented (portfolio):
· Properly recognized diploma or certificate;
· Two letters of recommendation from employer, university or internship provider;
· Resume / CV;
· Letter of Motivation.
Motivation letter should contain: a brief description of a research project and/or professional experience; the reasons for applying to the master's program ‘Prototyping future cities’; expected research and project activities during the course and after graduation.
In case all the above documents meet the selection criteria, you will be invited to an interview with the academic supervisor of the master programme Vicente Guallart, which will be held in English.
Please send your documents or any questions to program coordinator Nadia Khort: firstname.lastname@example.org