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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

Congratulations to students and alumni on being accepted to the top ranked Ph.D.programs!

This year, 15 students and graduates of HSE's Faculty of Economics were admitted to PhD programmes at leading universities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Australia. Eight of them are undergraduates:

HSE Enters Top 50 in THE Young University Rankings Under 30 Years Old

In its 25th anniversary year, HSE has marked new achievements, entering the Top 50 in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings among universities under 30 years old, and in the Top 100 in the global Young University Rankings under 50. HSE has become the first Russian university to enter the top list of THE Young Universities, a global institutional ranking. 

XVIII April Conference to Discuss ‘Hidden Champions’, Building Social Networks, and the Economics of Sport

From April 11 to 14, HSE is holding its XVIII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development. Conference Programme Committee members Fuad Alekserov and Andrei Yakovlev discuss the key themes and main reports that will be presented at the conference. This conference will draw around 2,000 people, including 200 international participants.

HSE Leads in 8 Indicators in the Latest U-Multirank Ranking

HSE is among the leaders in 8 out of 35 indicators in the latest U-Multirank ranking, including student mobility, graduate entrepreneurial activity, and income from continuous professional development.

Ghent University Signs Cooperation Agreement with HSE

Faculty of Eoconomic Sciences' undergraduates and graduate students to participate in exchange and dual degree programs

HSE Among the Leaders in Project 5-100

HSE has become one of three Russian universities to receive maximum points for the implementation of the Russian Academic Excellence Project. These results were announced following a meeting of the Council on Enhancing the Competitiveness of Leading Russian Universities among the Global Rresearch and Education Centres.

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.