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II Russia-China Summer School "Technologies in Education"

Dates: July 6–10

Deadline for requests: February, 29

Venue: Moscow, HSE Institute of Education

Language: English

Accommodation: yes

Fee: 550 USD

Grant options: no

The II Russia-China Summer School "Technologies in Education" is being held as part of an international cooperation program between the Institute of Education HSE University and the College of Education Zhejiang University.

School implements a unique academic and cultural program for undergraduate and graduate students from China. Participants will:

  • gain theoretical and practical skills in using advanced technologies in the educational environment by examining examples from cases of Russian companies (Yandex, SkyEnglish, etc.);
  • get acquainted with the technical organization of online learning using the LMS and Coursera platforms;

Teaching is carried out by the leading experts of the HSE University in the field of online learning and digital transformation of education with Russian IT companies’ representatives.

Interactive, design, and activity-based learning techniques will help students experience the benefits of online learning and teaching based on leading technologies.

Additionally, attention will be paid to the linguistic aspect, since all lectures and seminars are conducted in English, which provides additional language practice in the specialty. Second half of the day is fully devoted to getting to know the cultural heritage of the Russian Capital. A sightseeing tour of Moscow, a visit to the famous Russian ballet, a tour of the Kremlin, Red Square and GUM are included. The program of events will be completed by a gala dinner on a comfortable ship, combined with a sightseeing tour on the Moscow River.

Suitable for:

Chinese students, graduate students and professors of Zhejiang University (China).

Research issues/School topics:

digital technologies in education, in particular: methods and forms of online learning, digital transformation of education, etc.

Requirements for participants:

English language proficiency B2+.



Andrey Zakharov

Ведущий научный сотрудник НИУ ВШЭ

Ulyana Zakharova

Researcher at the Institute of Education. Online Learning Research Specialist

Irina Dvoretskaya

Junior Researcher at the Laboratory for Digital Transformation of Education, Institute of Education. Specialist in technology enhanced learning

Evgeny Sokolov

Deputy Head of the Big Data and Information Retrieval School, Faculty of Computer Science. Head of the Continuing Education Centre, Faculty of Computer Science. Programme Academic Supervisor of two projects Master of Data Science, Applied Mathematics and Information Science.

Ruoqi Cao

an analyst at the Laboratory for University Development, Institute of Education and a teacher at the School of Oriental Studies at the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs


Documents to submit

  • International certificate of English language proficiency (B2+) /review from the head of the study program with cumulative grade mention
  • CV
  • Motivational letter (English).

For queries, please contact: 

Anna Polyanskaya, apolyanskaya@hse.ru
Anastasya Germanovich, agermanovich@hse.ru