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The main objective of this programme is to train specialists for analytical work in government agencies, private companies, and centres of applied economic analysis. Graduates of the programme will have knowledge of economic theory at a level sufficient for predicting and analyzing the consequences of decisions in the fields of public policy or company policy. The proposed concept of the programme relies heavily on international experience in building programmes for economic or public policy and requires a flexible approach to teaching students.

2 years
Full-time Programme
RUSENG
Instruction in Russian and English

News

HSE Enters 13 QS Subject Rankings

The Higher School of Economics has made it onto 13 subject and two broader subject rankings in the QS World University Ranking thanks to the university’s achievements as part of the 5-100 Project. In addition, HSE was in the top 100 ranking for three areas – Economics and Econometrics, Politics and International Studies, and Sociology – and it was the only Russian school in the Accounting & Finance 101-150 ranking. As for total number of subject area rankings, HSE was third in Russia after only Moscow State University and St. Petersburg State University.

Two HSE Faculties among Those Most Sought after by Russian Employers

HSE’s Faculty of Business and Management and Faculty of Economic Sciences were in the top three of the faculties most sought after by employers in Russia.

HSE Accounts for Over 20% of Total Online Courses in Russia

CourseBurg.ru, a Russian platform for course searches, has analyzed mass open online courses. The Higher School of Economics (HSE) was the leader among universities in Russia — our institution had prepared 22% of the courses under review.

HSE Acknowledged as Most Cited Russian University in 2016

Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science business) has awarded the most influential Russian researchers and research centres.

HSE Alumnus Maksim Oreshkin Appointed New Minister of Economic Development

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.

Registration Opens for Optional Courses Starting in Second Half of 2016/17 Academic Year

From December 1 to 20, registration will be held for HSE’s Open Optional Courses, slated to start in the second half of the 2016/2017 academic year. Per tradition, these courses will be free of charge and open not only to HSE students, but also anybody interested in expanding their knowledge.

Spring 2017: Application Statistics

In total during the Call for Spring 2017 we received 219 applications for the exchange in 38 partner universities from 135 BA, MA and Doctoral students (HSE campuses in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Perm and Nizhny Novgorod).

Admission 2017 is open!

Starting from 1 November international students can apply online to study at HSE and Faculty of Economic Sciences. Early deadline is February 1, 2017

Teaching Quality Assessment Is Underway

Last year a new system of teaching quality assessment was introduced at HSE. It allows bachelor’s, master’s and specialist students to express their opinion on the teaching process*. This year the first wave of TQA will last till October 23.

Register to Participate in International Olympiad Competitions

There’s still time to register to take part in the 2016 HSE International Olympiad Competitions. In order to participate, you must register online by November 27, 2016.