The fall semester has begun for this year's new cohort of the Master's programme in Global Business at HSE – Nizhny Novgorod. The Programme's partnerships with European universities and international companies allow students to gain valuable experience working on international teams. This year, the Global Business Master's Programme enrolled students from Russia, Botswana, Cameroon, India, Nigeria, Ghana, Egypt, and Zimbabwe.
Syrgak Erkinbek Uulu is the former head of Green HSE, a volunteer at the football World Cup, a graduate of the Republican Kyrgyz-Turkish Anatolian Lyceum for Talented Children, graduate of the HSE Faculty of Management, and master’s student at HSE University in Nizhny Novgorod. He spoke to us about moving abroad to study, what an international student can expect in Nizhny Novgorod, and the impact of HSE University on his life and interests.
‘I started learning Russian in Italy; I’ve lived in Moscow and St. Petersburg, but came to Nizhny Novgorod to learn Russian in "real" Russia and become an international journalist’: Alessandro Caglio, first-cohort graduate of the Master’s programme "Literature and Media", speaks about intercultural communications, hypertext novels, and the Russian winter.