Valery Zusman, Director of the Higher School of Economics – Nizhny Novgorod delivered a lecture at Vienna Diplomatic Academy
In May, Valery Zusman, Director of the Higher School of Economics – Nizhny Novgorod, delivered a lecture “Europe - Asia - Eurasia?” at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. The lecture discussed the ideas of Nicolai Trubetzkoy and Dmitry Likhachev, the scholars’ understanding of Eurasia and Scandoslavia being under scrutiny.
Representatives of the Tuscia University (Italy) recently visited Nizhny Novgorod: the Head of International Relations and Mobility, Carlo Contardo, and Professor of Economics, Social Sciences, Engineering and Business, Patrizio Morganti.
A delegation from the Embassy the Republic of Korea in the Russian Federation recently made a visit to HSE’s campus in Nizhny Novgorod. The delegation included the Minister for Political Questions to the Embassy, Mr Ha Te Yok, the Advisor and Consul-General Mr Kim Se-un, the Police Attaché, Mr Li Jon Chol, and the Deputy Director of the Korean Cultural Centre, Chon Chan Yun. The distinguished guests were met by the Deputy Directors of HSE’s Nizhny Novgorod campus, Natalya Gronskaya and Sergey Malkov.
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.
A working meeting of the 2nd and 4th year students with Alaa Assaf, Master of Law at the Beirut Arab University / Faculty of Law and Political Science, was held on December 22 at the Faculty of Law, HSE, Nizhny Novgorod. The selected topic was sensitive not only legally, but also politically: "Foreign Armed Intervention in Internal Conflicts: The Case of the Russian Intervention in Syria”. It should be noted that the event was not specifically associated with the end of the Russian military campaign in the Middle East, but technically coincided with it, so the lecturer made a number of conclusions.
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.
HSE has recently published information on discounts for international students applying in 2017. Tatiana Chetvernina, HSE’s Director of International Admissions, talked to our News Service about this and various other innovations concerning international students at the University.