Stockholm School of Economics celebrates its Centennial jubilee!

St. Petersburg, June 16, 2009

Press Release

Stockholm School of Economics celebrates its Centennial jubilee!

The gala-reception dedicated to celebration of the Centennial jubilee of the Stockholm School of Economics, the oldest university of Sweden, took place in government residence K2 on June 11, 2009. 


Partners and teachers of the school, as well as more than 350 alumni and participants of SSE Russia – brilliant representatives of the contemporary business elite – were present at the gala-celebration. Among them were representatives of Rosneft, Novartis, DeLaval, Nokia, Philip Morris, JTI, Gillette, Baltika Breweries, Reksoft and Kalina Corporation.

Dean of Stockholm School of Economics Russia Dr. Anders Liljenberg opened the Celebration with a welcoming speech. He pointed out, “Stockholm School of a Economics is a world’s leading institution in the field of business education. This year, we celebrate the centennial jubilee of this respectable educational institution and will strive for increasing of our contribution to development of business education both in Russia and in Europe in the future.”

Special interest of the guests was attracted by dynamic intellectual game brain-ring in which teams of SSE Russia participants struggled for the title of the winner against alumni. Guests were also shown picturesque show of dancers of the Theater of palace fashion with a captivating master class, which added a bigger brilliancy to the holiday. The holiday was crowned with magnificent fireworks.

In Russia Stockholm School of Economics opened its doors in 1997. Since then it has been offering an entire spectrum of educational programs intended for the international market of higher education. 

At present, Stockholm School of Economics Russia is the only Russian school represented in the rating of business schools of The Financial Times. 

For additional information,
please, contact Anna Izmailova
Market Communications Manager of
Stockholm School of Economics, Russia
by telephone: +7 812 320 4801
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