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National Research University Higher School of EconomicsNewsEducationDAAD Increases Scholarships for German Students at HSE

DAAD Increases Scholarships for German Students at HSE

Since 2013, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has cooperated with HSE. This year, a record number of scholarship places will be available for German students to study in HSE short-term programmes through the Go East initiative.

Last year, DAAD provided scholarships to students enrolling in HSE’s Summer University and the Topography of Imperial Power summer school at HSE St. Petersburg. This year, in addition to Summer University in Moscow and the summer school in St. Petersburg, German students can apply to take part in the Understanding Russian Economy in the Context of Crisis summer school at HSE Nizhny Novgorod. Ten scholarship places are available to German students in this new, highly topical programme, which will be held August 15-28, 2016. Another ten scholarships are available for Summer University, which will run from June 20 to August 20, 2016. Twenty scholarships are open for the Topography of Imperial Power School in St. Petersburg, to be held in September 2016 and supervised by Professor Dietmar Wullf. On the whole, the number of scholarship places on various summer programmes has risen from 25 in 2015 to 40 in 2016, presenting increased opportunities for  German students.

In addition to these three summer opportunities, German students receive support from DAAD to study in Doing Business in Russia, HSE’s internship-focused half-year programme that provides students with professional experience through internships and training through workshops and seminars.

DAAD Go East scholarships are only valid for the specific programme dates listed above, however, scholarships recipients can choose to extend their studies at HSE. They are welcome to take more Summer University courses by paying the regular tuition fee or registering for other HSE summer schools.

 

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