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From Law to Linguistics: How a Columbian Student Came to Study at HSE University

 Andres Cuéllar
What’s the best way to learn Russian? Is it difficult to get used to the Siberian winter? Can you teach Russian language if you’re not a native speaker of it? Andres Cuéllar, a student of the Master’s programme ‘Russian as a Foreign Language in Cross-Linguistic and Cross-Cultural Perspective’, has discussed these and other issues with HSE News Service.

Culture Cafe: Ecuador

Culture Cafe: Ecuador
It’s almost December, but we still can enjoy some warm and sunny days... What is the reason? We definitely know! It’s power of our Culture Cafés, and the latest we had was about glaring and lively Ecuador.

'I Am Very Happy to Have the Opportunity to Study at HSE University'

'I Am Very Happy to Have the Opportunity to Study at HSE University'
This fall, Madhavi Karunarathne came to HSE University from Sri Lanka, where she earned her bachelor’s in finance at the University of Colombo. She is now beginning her studies in the Master’s Programme ‘Strategic Corporate Finance’. The new master’s student came through Russia’s Open Doors Scholarship Project for international prospective master’s students, which allows scholarship recipients to study at one of 21 participating Russian universities tuition-free. Madhavi spoke with HSE News Service about why she chose HSE, what it was like to participate in the Open Doors Scholarship competition, and how she is liking her studies.

HSE Buddies Become HSE Friends

Students of HSE University International Preparatory Programmes
International students come to HSE University for a variety of reasons—to experience a new culture, take interesting classes, learn Russian, or simply try something completely different.  There are numerous services for international students to help ease their transition into Moscow life. One of them is the HSE Buddy System, which matches international students (both full-degree and exchange) with local 'Buddies' to help them with bureaucratic and other practical tasks.

HSE University Now Accepting Applications from International Students

HSE University Now Accepting Applications from International Students
International students who are interested in applying to a bachelor’s or master’s programme at HSE University for Fall 2020 may now do so online.

Laia Puig i Esparon on studies at HSE Moscow, dorm life and travelling around Russia by train

Spanish exchange student at HSE Moscow
Laia Puig i Espares, a Journalism and Humanities student from la Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Spain, Barcelona), spent her Erasmus+ semester at HSE University Moscow and shares what she learned about Russian history, people and everyday life.

Culture Cafe: Egypt

Culture Cafe: Egypt
Have you ever been to Africa? We can definitely say that we have! Great thanks to our ESN international student Robier Victor, who prepared an amazing program of the short trip to magnificent Egypt. 

Culture Cafe: Quebec, Canada

Culture Cafe: Quebec, Canada
Feeling the itch to travel? Our second Culture Café was devoted to the beautiful French-speaking Canadian province, Québec. At this session, we got to see what life is like on a different continent.

Master’s Programmes in Russia Welcome Talented International Students

Master’s Programmes in Russia Welcome Talented International Students
Registration for the Open Doors: Russian Scholarship Project for international applicants to Russian Master’s programmes is open until December 18. The competition consists of two online rounds. The first round is a portfolio competition.

Alliance 4 Universities Continues Funding Academic Mobility with Russian Universities

Alliance 4 Universities Continues Funding Academic Mobility with Russian Universities
Alliance 4 Universities (Spain) have been awarded funding in this year´s round of Erasmus+ ICM awards, which will enable them  to continue the student and staff exchange programme with HSE University in 2020-2021.