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National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE University)

101000 20 Myasnitskaya Street Moscow View map
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Public
Very High
26,408
4,390
1,861

Overview

Consistently ranked as one of Russia’s top universities, the Higher School of Economics (HSE University) is a leader in Russian education and one of the preeminent economics and social sciences universities in eastern Europe and Eurasia. Having rapidly grown into a well-renowned research university over two decades, HSE sets itself apart with its international presence and cooperation. Our faculty, researchers, and students represent over 50 countries, and are dedicated to maintaining the highest academic standards. Our newly-adopted structural reforms support HSE’s drive to internationalize and the groundbreaking research of our faculty, researchers, and students. Now a dynamic university with four campuses, HSE is a leader in combining Russian education traditions with the best international teaching and research practices. HSE offers 72 undergraduate and 151 graduate programmes (including 40+ double degree programmes with with universities around the world)  in 33 areas of study, with courses taught in English and Russian. 

Now a dynamic university with four campuses (in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Nizhniy Novgorod and Perm), HSE is a leader in combining Russian education traditions with the best international teaching and research practices. HSE offers outstanding educational programmes from secondary school to postgraduate studies, with top departments and research centres in a number of international fields.

HSE offers educational programmes in English at all levels of education for international students. Each year, the university enrols more than 900 international students for full-degree graduate and undergraduate programmes from more than 60 countries in the CIS, North America, Europe, Asia, and beyond. In addition, international visiting and exchange students can earn credits through studying at HSE’s Semester in Moscow or St. Petersburg and Summer University programmes. Each year, a one-week Winter School is held to give prospective students an introduction to study at HSE. 

University Highlights

Total students - 26,408

26%
74%

International students - 1,861

59%
41%

Total faculty staff - 4,390

219
4171

Total students - 26,408

26%
74%

International students - 1,861

59%
41%

Total faculty staff - 4,390

4171
219

Postgraduate Program

4,000 - 6,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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