HSE Joins U.S. News’ Top-200 Subject Ranking of Best Global Universities
First round: February 1, 2017 (eligible for full-tuition scholarships)
Second round: May 1, 2017 (eligible for full-tuition scholarships)
Third round: July 1, 2017
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November 17 for Internatiol School of the Faculty of World Economy and International Relations
December 1 for Winter School of the Faculty of Mathematics
Recruitment round for 2017-18 academic season has started
Consistently ranked as one of Russia’s top universities, the Higher School of Economics (HSE) 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. MORE ABOUT HSE
Higher School of Economics (HSE) has placed on the Times Higher Education Ranking for BRICS & Emerging Economies, taking 48th place out of 300 academic institutions.
In 2017, the HSE Vysokovsky Graduate School of Urbanism is debuting its English-language master’s programme City and Technology. The programme is based on the idea of learning by doing, and it is open to students from all over the world. In an interview with the HSE News Service, Vicente Guallart, who is the Academic Supervisor of the Laboratory for Experimental Urban Design, former Chief Architect of Barcelona City Council, and head of the City and Technology programme, discusses exactly how the new master’s programme will work.
This year HSE launches a new English-taught MA programme ‘Linguistic Theory and Language Description’, which has evolved from a specialization on the Computer Linguistics programme. Michael Daniel, the programme’s Academic Supervisor, told the HSE news service about the multilingual people who will study here, the expeditions the students will go on, and other features of the programme.
How are students and graduates adjusting and adapting to the realities in their educational and career trajectories? What role does culture play in the sociology of education? How are attitudes towards higher education changing? These are just some of the many questions being addressed over the course a two-day conference entitled ‘Cultural Sociology and Education: Meanings, Choices and Trajectories’ that is being held on December 1-2 at the HSE Institute of Education in Moscow. HSE News Service has spoken to two conference participants, James Hurlbert of Yale University and Amy Binder from University of San Diego.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed Maksim Oreshkin as the country’s new Minister of Economic Development. Oreshkin is the former Deputy Minister of Finance and a graduate of the Higher School of Economics.
This summer, the HSE Faculty of Mathematics moved into a new building on Usacheva Street. As part of the Open House project, two HSE students – Petr Ogarok, a second-year student in the Mathematics programme, and Anastasia Matveeva, a first-year master’s student in the Mathematics and Mathematical Physics programme – gave an excursion around the new building.