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Orientation Session

Orientation session usually takes place at the beginning of a semester. In order to adjust to student life, it is essential that you participate in the Orientation Session as it will provide you with information on studying at HSE, living in Nizhny Novgorod, as well as other useful tips to help you better enjoy your experience in Russia. 

Orientation Session dates:

  • Fall Semester 2017: August 29 - September 9 
  • Spring Semester 2018: January 11-15

For late coming students there will be Orientation Summaries comprised of all the most important information.

What students can expect from the Orientation Session:

  • Meeting the HSE International Office staff
  • Receiving an orientation pack 
  • Tips and advice on academic matters (mostly for exchange students) and general topics relevant for all categories of international students such as student documents and procedures, visa, housing, etc.
  • Training on cultural adjusment and safety awareness at the HSE, in Nizhny Novgorod and Russia in general
  • Activities to introduce you to HSE's social and cultural life and student initiatives

...and more!