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International Students Talk Living in Saint Petersburg and Studying at HSE

International Students Talk Living in Saint Petersburg and Studying at HSE
Many international students study at HSE University St. Petersburg's English-taught programmes. They come to Russia from different corners of the world for different reasons: to learn the Russian language, to live in a new place, or to immerse themselves in an intercultural environment. Several undergraduate students shared their impressions of studying at the university, interacting with classmates and lecturers, and living in St. Petersburg.

Challenging and Rewarding Months in Moscow

Challenging and Rewarding Months in Moscow
Vania Valeria Álvarez Gaona, an exchange student from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Mexico), talks about her Spring 2020 semester at HSE University Moscow.

‘If You Are Talented, You Have Every Chance of Getting a Full Scholarship at HSE’

Nadezhda Lozina
Nadezhda Lozina, graduate of the master's programme in Applied Cultural Studies, came to HSE University from Moldova. Nadezhda told HSE news service about  the process of enrolling at HSE University and what role the HSE Global Scholarship Competition has played in her life.

How HSE Supports Its Students

How HSE Supports Its Students
HSE supports its students in many ways, from providing financial assistance to helping students reach their academic and professional potential. Read on to learn more about what the University does to support its undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students.

‘Completing My Studies in Russia Has Always Been My Dream’

Ismail Kayali, from Aleppo, Syria, earned his MS in Big Data Systems from the HSE Faculty of Business and Management in 2018. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Informatics and Computer Engineering at the HSE School of Data Analysis and Artificial Intelligence.

Become a Transnational Corporate Leader with HSE’s Master’s Programme in International Management

Become a Transnational Corporate Leader with HSE’s Master’s Programme in International Management
The HSE Faculty of Business and Management has launched a new master’s programme, ‘Master of International Management’. The programme, which is the latest addition to the University’s wide array of English-taught programmes, will prepare students for careers in international company management.

‘What International Students Need to Bring with Them Is Courage and Curiosity’

Alessandro Caglio
‘I started learning Russian in Italy. I’ve lived in Moscow and St. Petersburg, but came to Nizhny Novgorod to learn Russian in “real” Russia and become an international journalist’: Alessandro Caglio, first-cohort graduate of the Master’s programme ‘Literature and Media’, speaks about intercultural communications, hypertext novels, and the Russian winter.

‘The First Step Towards Boosting My Skills Was When I Started Studying at HSE University in Moscow’

‘The First Step Towards Boosting My Skills Was When I Started Studying at HSE University in Moscow’
Abdelilah Ghazioui first came to HSE Moscow in January 2015 to attend a winter school. He liked the experience so much that he decided to enrol in HSE’s Master’s programme in Public Policy and Political Analysis the same year. In an interview with HSE News Service, Abdelilah looks back on his studies at HSE and life in Moscow and talks about his non-profit organization.

‘Russia Is a Country Full of Opportunities for Personal and Academic Growth’

‘Russia Is a Country Full of Opportunities for Personal and Academic Growth’
HSE University’s International Preparatory Programme has awarded diplomas to the class of 2020. International students completed their yearlong intensive studies that included a Russian language course and a variety of subject specific courses. The aim of the preparatory programme is to help international students get ready to enroll in Russian-taught full degree programmes at HSE and other Russian universities

‘The Advantages of HSE University’s Master’s Programmes Lie in the Extraordinary Diversity of What the University Has to Offer’

‘The Advantages of HSE University’s Master’s Programmes Lie in the Extraordinary Diversity of What the University Has to Offer’
While studying in HSE University’s master’s programmes, students receive an education that is developed with an eye towards specific professional markets, they can pursue research tracks, and they can even design their own individual curricula that incorporate coursework and expertise different programmes. HSE Vice Rector Sergey Roshchin discusses these benefits and others of HSE University’s master’s programmes.