The HSE Nizhny Novgorod campus accepted international students of the Master's programme "Global Business" again after two years of break: in October, students from Johannes Kepler University (Linz, Austria) and the University of Bergamo (Italy) came to HSE University in Nizhny Novgorod to spend one academic semester together with Russian students. We tell you about the most significant events of this semester.
'Russia and Switzerland Have Much in Common': Workshop Held for Undergraduates of the Global Business Programme
HSE Nizhny Novgorod held the workshop 'Internationalization and Inter-cultural Management: Swiss and Russian Views and Perspectives of Academic Communities and Business', organized in partnership with the Bern University of Applied Sciences and the Swiss Embassy with the participation of business representatives. The purpose of the workshop was to expand students' knowledge in the field of intercultural interactions, communications and business development.
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.
‘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.
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.
The HSE – Nizhny Novgorod delegation visited the city of Novi Sad in Serbia. They took part in the PUTOKAZI educational exhibition and had a productively conversation with Serbian gymnasium students. Two too largest universities in Serbia are interested in signing collaboration agreements with HSE – Nizhny Novgorod.
The Consul General of the Republic of Uzbekistan Fariddin Nasriev on February 20 visited Nizhny Novgorod, where he had a meeting with Uzbek students studying in Nizhny Novgorod universities.
On February 10-12, Emil Velinov, professor of marketing and management at Skoda Auto University (Czech Republic), visited HSE - Nizhny Novgorod as part of the Erasmus+ mobility programme.
“Children’s Library” in Nizhny Novgorod has recently celebrated its 100th anniversary. That is the reason why our international students from Mexico, Pakistan, Germany, France and Italy were invited to participate to the cultural event “Sources of Inspiration”.
The Southwest University of Political Science and Law (Chongqing, China) and the HSE - Nizhny Novgorod discussed options for strengthening cooperation, such as the increase in the number of students for academic mobility, teachers’ training and joint educational programmes.