HSE in St. Petersburg is often warmly referred to as a ‘big family’, so it’s nice that this family is particularly multinational. Students from 40 countries currently study at HSE St. Petersburg, and have the opportunity not only to gain new knowledge and valuable skills in intercultural communication, but also to make friends from all over the world.
Starting from Monday, August 29, new exchange and full-time international students will arrive on campus within Common Arrival Days that will be followed by Orientation meetings at Kantemirovskaya ulitsa and end up at the magnificent Sibur Arena with the HSE Day 2016 on September 3.
Since 2015-2016 academic year the bachelor programme in Management is implemented in a new English-language format. The main focus of the programme is International Business. Igor Glukhov is one of those students who have successfully completed the first year of education and has successfully passed a selection procedure of the international exchange program. Now he is preparing to leave for Great Britain, where he will study during the fall semester at one of the oldest British universities - King’s College of London.
The HSE Association of Students and Alumni of the CIS and Baltic Countries is expanding its presence and is currently transforming into the International Student Association. The Association invites all foreign students to join, not only those from CIS countries, but from the non-CIS as well. Below, the Association’s Chairperson, Tatyana Egai, and Deputy Chairman Alexei Belov, tell us what the Association is currently involved in.
‘The ability to work as a team and the communication skills acquired at HSE undoubtedly helped me in my studies’. Nadezhda Antonova, HSE graduate in Management, spent a semester in the Netherlands as part of an exchange programme. She shared her impressions and told us about her everyday study life.