Sara Olmi came to the Nizhny Novgorod campus of Higher School of Economics through a student exchange programme with The University of Bergamo. Here, she is not only studying to improve her Russian language skills, but she also volunteers to help other international students. In this interview, she tells us what life is like in Russia.
Admissions to tuition-free doctoral studies at HSE open on February 01, 2018. International students can choose from 15 PhD programmes in fields ranging from Mathematics to Art and Design. The programmes are offered at HSE campuses in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, and Nizhny Novgorod. It is not necessary to speak Russian in order to pursue a PhD at HSE – the thesis can be written in English. Several international students are already pursuing doctoral degrees at HSE and one of them, Keunwon Choi from South Korea, has shared his impressions with us.
International Students’ Club leader, Zhanna Shabanova, has interviewed some foreign exchange students about their experiences in Nizhny Novgorod.
In March 2017, A+ Independent Rating Agency interviewed parents of potential students asking them which Nizhny Novgorod higher educational institution they consider the most prestigious. 250 respondents took part in the survey.
A contest for grants that will see the winner receive the opportunity to enroll in the international MA Global Business programme for free has come to a close. The contest committee has reviewed the results, and the winner has been announced as being Anastasia Shikina, 4th year BA Management student at HSE Nizhny Novgorod.
The Global Business programme interviews one of the accepted foreign students, Julien Keyser from France, to learn about his decision-making process and general thoughts on getting a Master’s degree in Russia.
Online webinar was held on May 19. Denis Fomenkov, the Academic Supervisor of the programme, and programme coordinator Elena Zinchak talked about the features of the programme and what the applicants can expect. Watch the broadcast below to find out more about the programme.