HSE among Top-3 Russian Universities in Webometrics Ranking
The Higher School of Economics (HSE) has placed 711th in the Webometrics ranking, improving its position twofold compared to the last half. HSE took third place among the leading Russian universities.
Webometrics builds its ranking based on information available on university websites and assesses this according to various parameters. This time, HSE improved greatly thanks to its heightened performance in ‘Excellence’. Furthermore, its share in the total ranking is 30%. This indicator is calculated on the basis of 10% of the most quoted university papers in appropriate academic fields over the last five years.
Webometrics also assesses university websites’ ‘Impact’ (average number of external links to a given university website), ‘Presence’ (total number of webpages published on a university’s main domain), and ‘Openness’ (number of PDF files with open access).
A total of seven Russian universities are in the ranking’s Top-1000: MSU (186th), Saint Petersburg State University (557th), HSE (711th), MEPhI (901st), ITMO (905th), and MIPT (921st).
The Webometrics ranking has been published twice a year since 2004. It covers over 24,000 universities, 12,000 of which hold places in the ranking. The ranking’s methods are often changed, which, according to its creators, encourages universities to improve the information they provide about their programmes on the web.
HSE has climbed almost 40 places in the QS World University Rankings and now occupies 343rd place among the world's best universities. This is thanks to a significant improvement in its academic reputation and the employers' assessment of university graduates.
According to research by Future Today, HSE’s Faculty of Economic Sciences is the most in-demand among employers. A further three HSE faculties were named in the top 10.
The programmes in Big Data Systems and International Business have entered the QS Business Masters Ranking in Business Analytics and Management. Published for the first time, the ranking is based on an analysis of over 300 universities from more than 40 countries.
For the first time ever, the Higher School of Economics has entered the Times Higher Education ranking in the physical sciences, placing in the 401-500 group. The results of the ranking were announced at a Project 5-100 conference seminar by Phil Baty, chief editor of the THE World University Rankings.
HSE’s progress in the global rankings in 2017 can also be seen in the QS BRICS regional ranking, where HSE is now 39th among all universities, moving up 23 positions as compared to last year.
Higher School of Economics (HSE) has improved its position in the U.S. News Best Global Universities Ranking for Mathematics, joining the Top-150 universities in this area. In addition, HSE joined the U.S. News Best Global Universities and the Social Sciences and Public Health rankings for the first time ever.
On its 25th anniversary, the Higher School of Economics (HSE) took 25th place in the QS EECA (Emerging Europe & Central Asia) Ranking, thus improving its result by 10 positions as compared with last year. This ranking includes 300 positions and takes into account higher education institutions in transitional European and Central Asian countries.
The Higher School of Economics has entered the Times Higher Education rankings by subject in two categories, Business & Economics (101-125 group), and Social sciences (176-200 group), showing the best result among schools that participate in Project 5-100 in these areas.
We continue talking about universities that are alongside HSE in the 51–100 group in various subject areas in the QS ranking. Today we have sociologists speaking about their ‘neighbours in the ranking’.
The Higher School of Economics has made it onto the Times Higher Education ranking in the arts and humanities category for the first time ever. The university was in the 176-200 group, demonstrating the best result among schools that participate in Project 5-100 in this field. In addition, HSE placed third among Russian universities as a whole for this subject ranking.