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HSE University (National Research University Higher School of Economics)

Room 623, 11 Pokrovsky blvd., building D Moscow,
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Russia
#=298
Public
Very High
38,447
Yes
6,439
4,081

Overview

Since its establishment a quarter of a century ago, 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.

HSE University with its 4 campuses has become one of the top and well-renowned national research universities in Russia in just two decades. Our faculty, researchers, and students represent over 90 countries, including the CIS, North America, Europe, Asia, and beyond. 

The university is home for outstanding research, its faculty are dedicated to maintaining the highest academic standards. More than 500 fundamental and applied research projects and more than 1000 social research projects are conducted annually at our university. Our 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.

With 250+ educational programmes at all levels of education in Russian and English, including eight double degree Bachelor’s programmes, HSE is a truly global university. Students from 90+ countries study at 8 Bachelor’s and 30+ Master’s English-taught or 150+ Russian-taught programmes. Politics & International Studies, Sociology, Business & Management, Communication & Media Studies, Economics & Econometrics, Finance, Computer Science, Law, Arts & Humanities, Linguistics and Mathematics to name a few academic fields offered at HSE.

Short-term options are also popular among international entrants, such as the HSE Preparatory Year Programmes to learn either the Russian language or Economics in English, a Campus Tour https://bit.ly/2TdqbGm and HSE Summer University and a variety of Summer Schools to experience Moscow and meet professors. In addition, international visiting and exchange students can earn ECTS credits through studying at HSE’s Semester in Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod or St. Petersburg.

HSE University offers international prospective students applying in 2020 a great opportunity to get a sense of their real chances of being accepted to Bachelor's and Master's programmes: https://admissions.hse.ru/en/. Taken into account COVID-19, such an option will be particularly useful for those who wish either to take previous years' tests or to receive direct feedback from the programmes ONLINE. For undergraduate applicants, mock tests are available in Math, World History and English. Prospective students applying for graduate programmes at HSE University can now get a jump start on the admissions process: some of HSE's faculties conduct a preliminary online assessment of portfolios and hold online interviews. What's more, HSE University provides timely updates of the current COVID-19 situation, tips and tools for both students and professors and the whole HSE community on this page: https://www.hse.ru/en/covid/.


HSE Education & Training Advisory Centre Team is always there to help you:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +7 495 531 0059

WhatsApp: +7 916 3118521

Join HSE University 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/


University Highlights

HSE University (National Research University Higher School of Economics) is one of the top Public universities in Moscow, Russia. It is ranked #=298 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

Total students - 38,447

25%
75%

International students - 4,081

65%
35%

Total faculty staff - 6,439

336
6103

Total students - 38,447

25%
75%

International students - 4,081

65%
35%

Total faculty staff - 6,439

6103
336

Scholarships

Yes
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