On January 19 South Korea Day was held at Higher School of Economics-Nizhny Novgorod. Attaché for education of Southern Korean embassy in the Russian Federation Mr. Chon Chan Yoon was the honorable guest of the event.
Michelle Eggen is a fourth year student from The University of New Mexico , Albuquerque. Her major is international studies. But this semester she is at Higher School of Economics - Nizhny Novgorod studying Russian language and English literature. She loves writing stories, singing, and reading.
International students gather together to speak about the history, culture and traditions of their countries at the regular International Club meetings at HSE Nizhny Novgorod. Presentations of national cuisine spice up these meetings, which bring together a lot of students and often result in fun performances with singing and dancing.
A regular meeting of first-year BA and MA international students with the HSE Nizhny Novgorod administration has been held at the Austrian library. The students shared their first impressions of studying at HSE and life in Russia.
Over 20 international students from Europe – Germany, Portugal, the Netherlands, and Norway – took part in the annual International Summer School on Understanding the Russian Economy in the Context of Crisis that has recently come to an end.
HSE Summer University programme is a unique opportunity for students from different countries to increase their knowledge of various subjects. The programme has been held at HSE Moscow three times and is already starting to become a summer tradition. This year, one week of the Summer University programme was held at HSE Nizhny Novgorod for the first time.
Every summer students from Chongqing’s Southwest University of Political Science and Law come to HSE Nizhny Novgorod to study Russian and learn more about Russian culture and cuisine.
Sixth annual Summer School on Russian Language and Culture opened last week. This year among the participants of the summer school are students from Austria, Brazil and South Korea.
Ten students from the Brigham Young University (Utah, USA) have arrived in Nizhny Novgorod for the Summer School on Russian Language and Culture. Between now and midsummer the students will attend lectures on intercultural communication, literature and Russian history as well as improving their knowledge of Russian.
This year we continue our Tuesday’s cultural meetings “Kapustnik stran” where the international students present their native countries and share the secrets of their culture and traditions. The 2016 opens with the Ukrainian evening, then the baton passed to our Korean students with their mysterious motherland.