Robert Kossmann


Hometown & Country

Vienna, Austria


Economics, secondary in Government

Extracurricular Interests

Harvard College Consulting Group, Club Rugby, Crimson Key Society, Harvard Jazz Band

Favorite place in Harvard Square


What can FIPpers talk to you about?

Music at Harvard, concentrating in Economics, being a third culture kid/living in many countries and settling in America

Why should a freshman choose FIP?

It's the best way to meet all the other cool international students before school starts!


Robert is German and Slovenian, and, although he was born in Germany, he grew up living in Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, the Dominican Republic and Austria. He is a rising sophomore who will be living in Lowell House next year! He plans on concentrating in Economics with a secondary in Government and is particularly interested in Development Economics. At Harvard, Robert works with HCCG, a student-run consulting group, plays on the Rugby team, is part of the Crimson Key Society, and plays piano in the Harvard Jazz Band. Otherwise, he enjoys skiing, watching Bundesliga football, and listening to Apres-Ski music! This summer, Robert will be working in Vienna and traveling through Europe with family and friends.