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Learn Russian Online

Learn Russian Online
The HSE Centre for International Preparatory Programmes is launching an intensive online course of Russian as a Foreign Language. The course will start on October 1, 2020 and will be part of a blended preparatory programme that aims to help international students gain proficiency in Russian so that they can enrol in Russian-taught undergraduate and graduate programmes. Registration for the course is already open.

Russian Language Unites: HSE Students Come Together for Online Classes While in Self-Isolation

Russian Language Unites: HSE Students Come Together for Online Classes While in Self-Isolation
Elena Aisakova teaches Russian to students of International Preparatory Programmes. Her five groups have all transitioned to distance learning. HSE News Service has asked Elena and HSE's international students what it’s like to study Russian online as well as what tips they have to help others learn effectively while being on ‘opposite sides’ of the computer screen.

‘The Professors Are Not Strictly Academic—They Are Also Practicing Professionals’

‘The Professors Are Not Strictly Academic—They Are Also Practicing Professionals’
For students interested in pursuing careers in international law or economic integration, HSE University’s Faculty of Law offers the Master’s Programme ‘Law of International Trade, Finance and Economic Integration’. Previously taught in both Russian and English, the programme is now taught in English only. HSE News Service spoke with two first-year international students about their studies, living in Moscow, and their overall impressions of the programme.

‘I’m Grateful to HSE University for the Knowledge’

Guillerme Gerotto
Is it possible to learn the Russian language perfectly in a year? Why management is more interesting than physics? What makes Russia an attractive study destination? HSE News Service has talked to Guillerme Gerotto, a second-year undergraduate student from Brazil studying Business Administration at HSE University, about these and other questions.

‘I Am Sure That These Events Will Make Next Year More Fun!’

Natsuki Kobayashi (Japan), exchange student from Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
The New Year is a time for making plans and adopting new resolutions. We have talked to HSE students and staff members about the events they are most looking forward to in the coming year, 2020, and about their wishes and hopes for the new year.

HSE International Preparatory Programmes Kick off New Year

HSE International Preparatory Programmes Kick off New Year
On November, 22, HSE’s International Preparatory Programmes (IPP) kicked off a new school year with a Welcome Day event. Students were greeted by IPP Director Alexandra Nazarchuk before taking the stage themselves to give short presentations about their home countries. HSE News Service spoke with students of the programme about their classes, living in Moscow, and what they plan do to after they compete the programme.

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.

I Can’t Handle It Alone: Psychological Help at HSE

I Can’t Handle It Alone: Psychological Help at HSE
Not all superheroes wear capes - who to seek help from, when it seems like no one can lend a hand?

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.

International Students Successfully Complete HSE Preparatory Programme

International Students Successfully Complete HSE Preparatory Programme
On July 18, graduates of HSE’s International Preparatory Programmes had much to celebrate. For many, the day not only marked the last day of a rigorous programme, but the beginning of their next step in their education journey: enrolling in bachelor’s and master’s programmes at HSE University. Students and their instructors celebrated the occasion with a festive graduation party that included awards, poster presentations, cake for all, and even a Russian folk music performance.