April 10th is the closing date for applications for this year’s Fund for Educational Innovation (FOI) competition. Alexei Malafeev, Associate Professor at the Department for Foreign Languages, HSE Nizhny Novgorod, explains how to create an interesting project and put it into practice. His programme for teaching English Exercise Maker won the FOI competition two years ago.
Delegation from China’s Southwest University of Political Sciences and Law visits HSE Nizhny Novgorod campus
The visit by our Chinese partners is an organic part of the agreement between our universities to work together in academic and research fields. This year a group of Chinese students attended an HSE Nizhny Novgorod summer school and in September our students returned from Sichuan province where they were studying Chinese law-enforcement practices.
A press conference on discussion further development of the double degree programme took place at the University of Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy. University Rector Alessandro Rugieri said that, in Italy people understand how important cooperation with Russia is – in particular cooperation with HSE in Nizhny Novgorod – which is home to over a million residents and plays a key role in the country’s economic life.
HSE Nizhny Novgorod has launched a new MA programme that aims to develop the professional and interpersonal skills managers need to work in the global economy. Global Business includes unparalleled interaction with partner Universities in Europe – including the Johannes Kepler University Linz (Austria) and Università degli Studi di Bergamo (Italy).
Economics and linguistics students from Italy and Belgium have successfully completed HSE Nizhny Novgorod’s Summer School on the ‘Financial Environment and Financial Policy of Firms in Russia.’ Certificates were awarded to Tuscia University (Viterbo, Italy) students Sarah Manzi, Martha Faraoni, and Andrea Santakvilani, as well as University of Antwerp student Manu Reynaert.
Students at the HSE Nizhny Novgorod Faculty of Business Informatics and Applied Mathematics successfully completed the Intel Delta Course 2014 “Additional Chapters on Software Engineering”.
As part of the UK-Russia Year of Culture famous Russian critic and professor of literature, Igor Shaitanov delivered an open lecture at the HSE Nizhny Novgorod on questions of Shakespeare’s creative life. The event was part of the international conference ‘Russia and England: Counter-flow. Economics, Politics and Culture.’