At Higher School of Economics — Nizhny Novgorod, the international office organizes interesting and engaging events. One of them is the event called “Kapustnik”, which takes place every week at the university. During this event, international students are invited to present a few facts about their own countries and prepare a traditional or cultural dish for other students to try. Such an event really gives one a unique, insider’s perspective on different cultures, straight from people who were raised in those cultures.
The eighth annual session of the HSE International Advisory Committee has come to a close. Its chairman Eric Maskin, Nobel laureate in economics, summed up the results of the committee’s work.
International Students’ Club leader, Zhanna Shabanova, has interviewed some foreign exchange students about their experiences in Nizhny Novgorod.
The director of The National Research University Higher School of Economics in Nizhny Novgorod told Georgiy Molokin about multi-disciplinary education, flexible skills, freedom, and communication in the educational process of the future.
On October 17 the delegation from Ghent University visited HSE - Nizhny Novgorod. At the meeting with Director Valery Zusman, Deputy Director Natalya Gronskaya, and representatives of all faculties of HSE – NN Belgian academics told the audience about their educational institution: its programmes, research projects, policy on internalization, and publication activity. Professor Guido Van Huylenbroeck, Vice-President on Internationalization of Ghent University paid special attention to the university’s high world ranking.
On September 18 – 22 Director of HSE-Nizhny Novgorod Valery Zusman visited the Korean Republic on the invitation of National Institute for International Education. The delegation, which he joined, included 14 participants from eleven countries: Germany, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, Thailand, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Russia. University administrators, government officials from Ministries of Education, outstanding professor were among the guests.
For the fourth time, the HSE campus in Nizhny Novgorod welcomes international students from Germany, Finland, Poland, Bulgaria, Switzerland, and Ukraine.
On May 10 – 19 students of HSE- Nizhny Novgorod and University of Utah Valley (USA) took part at the international school “Democracy in the Contemporary World” held at Higher School of Economics – Nizhny Novgorod within the Masters’ Program on Political Linguistics.
Nizhny Novgorod exchange student Polina Zhukova, a student of the Humanities Faculty, HSE Nizhny Novgorod, is currently studying at University of Jyvaskyla (Finland) in the framework of international academic mobility programme. She has shared with us her impressions on living and studying in Finland.
On Jan 31 Dr. Florian Reiter, president of International Community Association of Nizhny Novgorod region (ICANN), Plant Manager of “Volkswagen Group RUS”, met with students of HSE - Nizhny Novgorod and shared with them his vision on managers’ functions in the constantly changing business environment. He spoke about the leadership role in the contemporary world as well as his international work experience in Germany, China, and Russia.