HSE University
Region: Eastern Europe
Country/Region: Russia
Found Year: 1992
Address: 20 Myasnitskaya Street
Introduction

HSE University (National Research University Higher School of Economics) with its 4 campuses in Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod and Perm has become one of the most prestigious and well-renowned universities in Russia as well as the CIS and Eastern Europe in just two decades. HSE University has grown from a specialized institution focused on economic and social sciences to a comprehensive university based on multidisciplinary approach, international cooperation and digital education. One can study almost any subject at HSE University: from Computer Science and Management to Social Studies and World Economy, from Chemistry and Biotechnology to PR, Design and Applied Linguistics. HSE is a leader in combining Russian education traditions with the best international teaching and research practices. Now faculty, researchers, and students represent 90+ countries, including the CIS, North America, Europe, Asia, and beyond. HSE University offers high quality education at all levels, including Lyceum and business education, 80 undergraduate and 179 graduate programmes in more than 35 fields of study. Today, around 44,000 students are enrolled at the university, of whom 4,300 come from outside Russia. What attracts international students? - A range of different grants & scholarships for prospective students from around the world either based on the portfolio competition or on entrance exams’ scores (25-100% of tuition fee cover from HSE University); - Tuition and living costs in Russia are relatively low, compared to those in other countries; - High quality of teaching; - Classroom instruction is combined with experience-based learning through internships at major research centres, international corporations and companies in Russia; - An opportunity to take an international semester thanks to the agreements with more than 27 countries, such as Germany, France, Italy, Sweden, the UK, USA, Canada, China, Vietnam, Brazil, Japan, etc.; - Over 50 double degree programmes with 36 leading foreign universities; - Individualized curriculum with option to select additional tracks (i.e., minors) to gain further skills and competencies; - Over 150 clubs of various interests: from extreme sports and historical dance lessons to English-held debates and social student initiatives. All international applicants have an opportunity to get full or partial scholarships of up to 70% for Bachelor’s degree and up to 50% for Master`s degree. Early conclusion and payment of contract (before June 1, 2020) will give an entrant an additional 5% discount. The online procedure is simple and free: fill in the online application form and either take entrance exams for BA or upload portfolio online for MA programmes. In addition, graduates of the HSE Preparatory Year Programmes (tuition-based) get 50% of tuition fee cover from HSE University upon successful completion of the programme. Since its establishment in 1992, over 80,000 students have successfully graduated from HSE University. This is concrete proof of the value of the HSE diploma on the job market, thereby facilitating graduates’ rapid and successful career development in leading Russian and foreign companies. The university maintains 765 international cooperation agreements, including 390 exchange agreements. A UNESCO Chair has been established as part of the HSE’s partnership with UNESCO on Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Rights. HSE’s academic and scientific institutes, research centres and laboratories are overseen by world-renowned scholars, including Nobel laureate Eric Maskin; Ronald Inglehart, author and director of the World Values Survey; Jacques-François Thisse, one of the world’s most well-known and frequently cited researchers in the field of spatial economics; the Fields medal laureate Andrey Okunkov, and Fedor Bogomolov, a distinguished specialist in the field of algebraic and arithmetic geometry; and others. Furthermore, HSE’s researchers and teachers regularly publish their articles in the most reputable and cited international journals. Furthermore, the university also provides access to more than 18,000 different periodicals and serials, thus making its library unique among Russian institutions of higher education. Programmes 8 Undergraduate programmes entirely in English (no prior Russian language knowledge is needed): Parallel and Double Degree Programmes with University of London: · Economics · International Relations · Management and Digital Innovation · Data Science and Business Analytics Double Degree Programme with Kyung Hee University: · Economics and Politics in Asia HSE St.Petersburg Campus Programmes: · International Business and Management Studies · Political Science and World Politics · Sociology and Social Informatics Graduate programmes entirely in English (no prior Russian language knowledge is needed): COMPUTER SCIENCE · Big Data Systems · Statistical Learning Theory · System and Software Engineering · Data Science · Master in Data Science (implemented ONLINE on Coursera platform)) ECONOMICS AND FINANCE · Financial Analyst (CFA Institute University Affiliation Program) · Financial Economics · Strategic Corporate Finance · Finance (St. Petersburg) · Economics: Research Programme · Applied Economics MATHEMATICS · Applied Statistics with Network Analysis · Mathematics · Mathematics (Nizhny Novgorod) · Supercomputer Simulations in Science and Engineering · Mathematical Methods of Modelling and Computer Technologies SOCIAL SCIENCES · Russian Studies · Applied Social Psychology · Cognitive Sciences and Technologies: From Neuron to Cognition · Comparative Social Research · Political Analysis and Public Policy · Politics. Economics. Philosophy · Population and Development · Comparative Politics of Eurasia (St. Petersburg) LAW · Law of International Trade, Finance and Economic Integration COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA · Critical Media Studies URBAN STUDIES · Prototyping Future Cities WORLD ECONOMY AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS · International Relations in Eurasia · Socioeconomic and Political Development of Modern Asia · Economics, Politics and Business in Asia · Business and Politics in Modern Asia (St. Petersburg) HUMANITIES · Linguistic Theory and Language Description · Global and Regional History (St. Petersburg) · Applied Linguistics and Text Analysis (Nizhny Novgorod) MANAGEMENT · International Business · Governance of Science, Technology, and Innovation · Management and Analytics for Business (St. Petersburg) · Global Business (Nizhny Novgorod) · International Management · International Business (St. Petersburg) · Arts and Culture Management (St. Petersburg) SHORT-TERM NON-DEGREE OPTIONS*: · International Preparatory Year: · Russian language Basic course: October-August · Russian language Intensive course: February-August · English Preparatory Programme in Economics: February-August · Russian Language Training · Doing Business in Russia · Exchange Studies · Math in Moscow · Semester in Moscow · Summer and Winter Schools * Students can earn ECTS credits through studying at Summer University or at HSE’s Semester in Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod or St. Petersburg. HSE Education & Training Advisory Centre Team is always there to help you: Email: inter@hse.ru Phone: +7 495 531 0059 WhatsApp: +7 916 3118521 Join HSE on Facebook to stay tuned with the latest news for international prospective students: Education at HSE for International Students https://www.facebook.com/hse.inter/

Academic Ranking of World Universities
601-700
Academic Ranking of World Universities
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2017
901-1000
2018
901-1000
2019
801-900
2020
601-700
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Mathematics
76-100
Political Sciences
101-150
Public Administration
151-200
Economics
201-300
Psychology
301-400
Business Administration
301-400
Education
401-500
Management
401-500
Key Statistics
28902
Total Enrollment
3386(11.7%)
International Students
20947
Undergraduate Enrollment
2078(9.9%)
International Students
7955
Graduate Enrollment
1308(16.4%)
International Students