New Saint Petersburg campus officially open

The new Vlerick campus in Saint Petersburg was officially inaugurated on Wednesday 28 January. A select group of local government representatives, HR directors and corporate university managers attended a panel discussion on the role of executive education in overcoming the mismatch between knowledge and competence in the management arena. Marina Lipetskaya (Director of the foundation ‘Center for Strategic Research North-West’), Valentin Makarov (President of RusSoft) and Irina Snegova (Director of Strategic Projects at Rosengineering) participated in the debate which was moderated by Vlerick professor Dirk Buyens.

The new campus is located close to the Hermitage and the Nevsky Prospekt in the very heart of Saint Petersburg. On-campus facilities include Wifi, lockers for students, employee offices, a video conference room and a lounge area that can host up to 100 people. The auditorium is flexible and can seat up to 38 people for classes, 70 people for events or over 100 people for networking. Apart from the auditorium the campus also equipped with 6 break out rooms including screens where students can have case discussions.

Take a look at some pictures of the new campus

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