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Internship programme Doing Business in Russia provides students with a unique opportunity to gain the experience and exposure necessary for a successful career. It also helps them build a network of contacts that will be essential to professional activity in Russia.

Developed in collaboration with the German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD), the German-Russian Chamber of Commerce, the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Moscow and Nuffic Neso Russia. HSE’s Doing Business in Russia programme combines practical experiences through internships with theoretical knowledge in the classroom in order to give a wide-reaching introduction to Russia’s business culture.

Doing Business in Russia: Internship

  • Trains students to work in global companies, providing them with real – life experience to be efficient in Russia
  • Prepares students to deal with cross-cultural differences and equips them with cultural intelligence competence and management tools required for general leadership roles. These include how to:
  1.  Understand the influences of Russian local business environments and how they correspond to daily activities
  2.  Make decisions with a clear view of the impact on the overall value creation on the Russian market


Programme Modules


Standard course: 28.03.2022 – 02.10.2022
Short course (Induction Module only): 28.03.2022 – 01.04.2022

Standard course: 26.09.2022 – 02.04.2023
Short course (Induction Module only): 26.09.2022 - 30.09.2022


Participant profile: Young professionals, graduates and undergraduates (3rd and 4th year) students

Language of Instruction: English

Duration: 6 months

Credits: 12 ECTS credits




On March 25-29, the 'Doing Business in Russia' Programme began its 2018-2019 Spring Semester on HSE's Moscow campus.
April 02, 2019
At the end of January, 2017 HSE Doing Business in Russia internship programme in cooperation with Nuffic Neso Russia (the Netherlands) launched a new track – “Neso Russia Internship Programme”.
Last week, HSE’s Doing Business in Russia internship programme held an integration module for students who have completed their 6-month internships at German enterprises based in Russia and students who have just arrived in Russia. Those completing the programme presented group projects on a variety of topics, including project management, intercultural relations, and expat experiences. They also shared their impressions with new participants.
October 06, 2016


Natalya Guseva, Programme Director
Email: profguseva@gmail.com

Olesya Trubnikova, Project Manager
Email: otrubnikova@hse.ru 

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