HSE is a leading centre of expert analysis for the Russian government and Russia’s president. The university contributes to the drafting of legislation, government programmes, and policies at both the federal and regional levels.
HSE provides analytical support to 10 government commissions and more than 30 government working groups. In 2013, a long-term forecast was developed for Russia’s scientific and technological development to 2030.
Experts from HSE have participated in a number of comprehensive projects, including:
- Strategy for Socio-economic Development of Russia Towards 2020
- Social and Economic Development Strategy for Moscow Up to 2025
- Russian Long-term Science and Technology Foresight 2030
- Government programmes to develop education, science and technology
- Innovative development programmes for state-run corporations
HSE has developed comprehensive regional development strategies for Samara Region, Tula Region, Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous District
HSE has initiated and developed a number of regional social and economic programmes in the Moscow, Tambov Region, Tyumen Кegion, Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, Kamchatka Region.
The Higher School of Economics participates in international scientific and technical cooperation projects, partnering with organizations including the OECD, G20, BRICS, UNESCO, and UNIDO.
Since October 2012, HSE has participated in the implementation of the EUNEG TEMPUS Joint Project 'European Neighbourhood Policy Law and Good Governance (EUNEG)'. The project supports the development of higher education reform in partner countries (Russia, Ukraine, and Moldova), through cooperation with EU and following the Bologna Process and EU developments deriving from the Strategic Framework for European Cooperation in Education and Training (ET 2020) and Strategy for Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth (Europe 2020).