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HSE Ranks Among Top 60 Best Young Universities Worldwide in THE Ranking

HSE Ranks Among Top 60 Best Young Universities Worldwide in THE Ranking
In 2019 the Higher School of Economics has climbed from 84th to 60th place in the Time Higher Education (THE) world ranking of young universities. HSE University is the only Russian university to place in the top 100 of this ranking.

HSE University Expands Number of Subjects in the Shanghai Ranking

HSE University Expands Number of Subjects in the Shanghai Ranking
HSE University has retained its position in the Top 100 of the Academic Ranking of World Universities, otherwise known as the Shanghai Ranking, in sociology and mathematics. The university improved in political science and has also placed in the same group in economics. At the same time, HSE moved to the next group in management and entered new subject areas – psychology and business administration. HSE is the only Russian university ranked in four subjects: Sociology, Management, Business Administration, and Political Science. HSE University is Russia’s leader in economics and ranks in the same group as Moscow State University in mathematics.

HSE Welcomes Students to International Summer University 2019

HSE Welcomes Students to International Summer University 2019
On June 24, HSE University held an opening ceremony for its International Summer University. Newly arrived students from 32 countries around the globe including Germany, the US, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, and others were welcomed by First Vice Rector Vadim Radaev and Vice Rector Ivan Prostakov.

HSE University Improves its Position in QS World Rankings

HSE University has improved its position in the QS institutional ranking by 21 places this year, taking 7th place among Russian universities. The advancement comes thanks to a significant improvement in academic reputation and assessment of university graduates by employers.

HSE and the Ruhr-University Bochum Sign Cooperation Agreement

HSE and the Ruhr-University Bochum Sign Cooperation Agreement
The agreement establishes a student- and academic-exchange programme and the opportunity for joint educational and research project development. The agreement was signed on April 8 with the participation of representatives of the government of North Rhine-Westphalia.

International Students Explore Russian Literature in HSE’s Preparatory Year Programme

International Students Explore Russian Literature in HSE’s Preparatory Year Programme
HSE’s Preparatory Year Programme for international students includes not only intensive Russian language training but also subject specific courses. One such course is ‘Russian Literature’, which introduces international students to classic works by Russian writers such as Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, and Chekhov.

HSE University Hosts Students of the ’Doing Business in Russia’ Programme

HSE University Hosts Students of the ’Doing Business in Russia’ Programme
On March 25-29, the 'Doing Business in Russia' Programme began its 2018-2019 Spring Semester on HSE's Moscow campus.

If You Say So: HSE Launches New Open Access Resource for Studying Russian

If You Say So: HSE Launches New Open Access Resource for Studying Russian
Do you have some knowledge of Russian but want to hone your skills and speak like a ‘real Russian’? If so, faculty members and instructors of the HSE School of Linguistics have worked together to create a free online resource just for you. Как скажешь (‘If You Say So’), which will launch April 4, is a virtual textbook and workbook built around video clips that feature HSE faculty and students. In addition to providing grammar explanations, exercises, and automatic feedback on a variety of thematic and grammar topics, the site devotes special attention to authentic speech—from the type of language used in “elevator small talk” to academic conferences. Videos feature interviews with HSE students about family or travel as well as short lectures by leading HSE professors about their respective fields of expertise.

HSE Continues its Ascent in QS World University Rankings by Subject

HSE Continues its Ascent in QS World University Rankings by Subject
The latest results of the QS World University Rankings by Subject demonstrate that Russian universities are continuing to make great strides in international rankings. Among the Russian universities that made the rankings, HSE tops the list with 16 specific subjects and 3 broad subject areas entering the rankings. Compared to last year, HSE has improved its performance in almost all subjects.

Discover Urban Future with HSE's New Online Project

Discover Urban Future with HSE's New Online Project
Starting February 14, HSE will offer a unique interdisciplinary online project ‘Megacities of the Future’ on Webinar.ru platform. The webinars will run over the course of 13 weeks with one lecture a week. One of the lecturers, Benito Juarez, the founder of the first Fab Lab in South America and the Latin America Fab Lab Network, has told us about the project and has also talked about contemporary trends in architecture, urbanism, and sociology.