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Sayantan Chattopadhyay gets Best Foreign Student award in Germany

Indian student Sayantan Chattopadhyay

Leipzig, Aug 31 (UITV)- Indian student Sayantan Chattopadhyay, got the Best Foreign Student award at the graduation ceremony of the HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management, one of the oldest business schools in Germany and among the leading in Europe. He was awarded with EUR 1,000 endowed prize of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) during the graduation ceremony.

DAAD award is given to students from abroad who are enrolled at a German school and who stand out due to their excellent academic performance of their social or intercultural commitment.

Sayantan Chattopadhyay, originally from Kolkata, has studied in the Master Program in General Management (MBA) at Germany’s first business school since fall 2015. In addition to excellent academic achievements, Chattopadhyay has worked as an instructor or the General Management Admission Test (GMAT), the English-language admission examination for international business schools, during the past few months.

Indian Ambassador to Germany, Gurjit Singh, was also present in the award ceremony. Gurjit Singh said, “We emphatically support student exchanges between India and Germany. In this context, HHL plays an outstanding role. We have been sponsoring the Chair of Corporate Responsibility and Governance at the Leipzig-based business school for quite some time now.”

Inspired by courses in finance at HHL, the interest of the DAAD awardee have shifted towards the direction of finance. After his MBA studies, he will directly complete an internship in the Finance Department of IDT Biologika. Alongside the German government, it was a co-financer of the National Scholarship which Sayantan received during his studies.

Regarding his decision to enroll at HHL, Sayantan says, “Low costs, a stable labor market and a very good cost-performance ratio make HHL a very attractive MBA school.