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HSE University's New Master’s Standard

HSE University's New Master’s Standard
At the end of 2020, the Academic Council of HSE University approved a new educational standard for Master’s programmes, which expands learners’ options in designing their own educational trajectories. It also places a bigger emphasis on project work. The standard will take effect in the 2021/2022 academic year for 33 participating programmes at the pilot stage.The HSE Look met with Sergey Roshchin, Vice Rector for the University’s degree programmes, and discussed the new measures.

HSE University Tops Forbes Best Russian Universities Ranking Second Year Running

HSE University Tops Forbes Best Russian Universities Ranking Second Year Running
HSE has strengthened its top position and widened its lead over Moscow State University, Moscow Engineering Physics Institute, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, and other universities in the Forbes Best Russian Universities Ranking. The main contributors to this advancement, according to Forbes, were the improvement in the average Russian Unified State Exam (USE) score of accepted students, a better faculty-student ratio, and younger staff. This year, HSE University also leads the employer survey.

HSE Enters Top 15% of THE Young University Rankings 2021

HSE Enters Top 15% of THE Young University Rankings 2021
HSE University has improved its indicators of research, international outlook, and industry income in THE Young University Rankings. HSE University now ranks 57th among  475 international universities and is the only Russian university in the Top 100.

Virtual THE Young Universities Summit Opens on June 22

Virtual THE Young Universities Summit Opens on June 22
Phil Baty, Chief Knowledge Officer of Times Higher Education, and Yaroslav Kuzminov, HSE University Rector, delivered opening remarks.

Times Higher Education Young Universities Summit to Take Place in Partnership with a Russian University for the First Time

Times Higher Education Young Universities Summit to Take Place in Partnership with a Russian University for the First Time
From June 22-23, the virtual Times Higher Education Young Universities Summit, jointly organized with HSE University, will take place. This marks the first time that the summit will be conducted with support from a Russian university. The choice of HSE is no coincidence: it is the only Russian university in the Top 50 of THE Young University Ranking.

‘The Admission Process Was Very Easy and Stress Free’

‘The Admission Process Was Very Easy and Stress Free’
International admissions are now open at HSE University. A number of international applicants have already passed all of the selection rounds and successfully enrolled in Master’s and Bachelor’s programmes. HSE News Service spoke with several students about their reasons for choosing HSE University and their experience applying to the University.

‘Our Graduates Will Be Prepared for Several Promising Career Paths’

‘Our Graduates Will Be Prepared for Several Promising Career Paths’
In 2021, the Master of Business Analytics Programme of the Faculty of Economic Sciences will hold its first intake. The programme will be fully implemented online: students will study in English on the Coursera platform. Irina Ivashkovskaya, Tenured Professor at HSE University, Head of the School of Finance and Academic Supervisor of the new Master’s Programme, told the News Service about other features of the Programme, what competencies students will gain, what ‘stakeholder capitalism’ means, and why it is important for a future financier.

HSE University Again Appears Among Top-5 Universities in New RAEX Subject Rankings

HSE University Again Appears Among Top-5 Universities in New RAEX Subject Rankings
HSE University has ranked in the Top-5 universities in the RAEX ranking for four years. We received our highest scores thanks to demand for graduates on the job market.

‘HSE University Is the Perfect University for International Students’

‘HSE University Is the Perfect University for International Students’
The Department of Innovation Management at HSE University offers programmes in R&D and innovation management in companies, innovation infrastructure organisations, research and educational institutions. The department’s programmes attract not only Russian students, but also international applicants. For example, in 2020, Stefan Amaximoaie from Romania and Sharif Khlal from Syria graduated from the ‘Corporate Research, Development and Innovation Management’ Master’s programme and, following their graduation, decided to stay in Russia. They told the News Service about enrolling at HSE University and studying here.

HSE University Ranks among Top-5 Russian Universities on CWTS Leiden Ranking

HSE University Ranks among Top-5 Russian Universities on CWTS Leiden Ranking
HSE University has placed fourth among Russian academic institutions on the Leiden Ranking, which evaluates the performance of universities based on bibliographic data on their scientific publications.