HSE and Lappeenranta University of Technology to launch exchange programme in 2015
Agreements have been signed on a student exchange programme between the HSE and Finland’s Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT). The documents also call for the creation of dual-degree master’s programmes between the two universities.
A group of five undergraduate students from HSE’s Faculty of Logistics could go to Finland in as early as January 2015 to participate in the exchange programme.
Students from the Strategic Management in Logistics and the Strategic Management in Logistics Infrastructure and Supply Chain master’s programmes will have the unique opportunity to study at LUT for a semester (third semester) in the Supply Management track. After successfully completing the study programme, students must write a master’s thesis in English under the guidance of two instructors — one from each university — and successfully defend the thesis. Students will then be awarded diplomas from both universities.
The programmes are free, but students pay for visa fees, travel, accommodation, medical insurance, food, etc. The estimated cost to stay in a dormitory in Finland is 200−500 euro per month.
The programme is set for January−May 2015.
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