HSE One of Four Russian Universities in THE Top-100 Subject Rankings
National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) was the sole Russian academic institution to appear on the ranking’s Top-100 for 'Business and Economics', holding the 83rd spot.
The ranking primarily aims at assessing universities’ scientific and academic potential. Four Russian universities appeared in the Times Higher Education (THE) ranking for various sectoral and subject areas in 2016, of which three are participants in Project 5-100.
Furthermore, another participant in Project 5-100, MIPT, was the only Russian institution to appear on the ranking’s ‘Physical Sciences’ table (ranking 78th). Two Russian universities appeared on the ranking’s ‘Computer Sciences’ table – ITMO (56th) and MSU (43rd), respectively. Also, MSU took 66th place on the ‘Arts & Humanities’ table.
‘For the second year in a row, HSE has appeared in the Top-100 for sector and subject areas, thus fulfilling its obligation to boost the competitiveness of Russian universities on the global academic market as per Project 5-100 and the Order of the President of the Russian Federation on enhancing the global draw of Russian education,’ said Irina Karelina, HSE’s Director of Strategic Planning.
The Times Higher Education (THE) rating assesses academic institutions in eight key subject areas – ‘Business & Economics’, ‘Computer Sciences’, ‘Clinical, Pre-clinical & Health’, ‘Physical Sciences’, ‘Engineering & Technology’, ‘Life Sciences’, ‘Social Sciences’, and ‘Arts & Humanities’.
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.
Higher School of Economics (HSE) has entered the 251-300 group of the QS Graduate Employability Rankings, which aim to reflect the relationship between a university’s activities and subsequent graduate employment. HSE took first place among Project 5-100’s participants and fourth place among 11 Russian universities, thus improving upon last year’s result.
In the latest Times Higher Education university rankings, the Higher School of Economics rose to the 351-400 category among 1,102 schools worldwide. This is an improvement on last year, when HSE was in the 401-500 group, with the university ranking fourth among the 27 Russian universities that made it to the ranking.
The Higher School of Economics (HSE) has taken 48th place in the QS Top 50 Under 50 ranking. Furthermore, it is the sole Russian academic institution in this ranking.
The Higher School of Economics was ranked fifth among Russian universities with the highest paid graduates during their first year of employment, according to data from an employment monitoring study by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science. On average, graduates who completed a full-time undergraduate programme at HSE make 51,700 rubles per month, which is up from previous years and nearly double the average for the country as a whole.
HSE the Only Russian University in ARWU Global Ranking in Sociology, Political Sciences, and Economics
HSE has entered the ShanghaiRanking's Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) in four subjects and become the only Russian university in three of them (sociology, political sciences, and economics). HSE is among the world’s Top 75 universities in Sociology. This is the first time HSE has made it into the ARWU.
On June 21, 2017, Times Higher Education (THE) published its ranking of the best universities in Europe 2017, in which HSE, along with St. Petersburg State University, Novosibirsk State University, National Research Nuclear University MEPhI and Kazan Federal University, is ranked in the 201-250 group.
On June 15, 2017, the tenth Global Innovation Index was presented at the UN headquarters in Geneva. It includes the key indicators of innovative activities in 127 countries. Russia took 45th place in the ranking. Switzerland is leading the ranking for the seventh year in a row.
The results of the ranking were presented on June 7, 2017, at a ceremony that brought together rectors from leading universities. As part of the discussion at the event, HSE Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov spoke about the quality of education in the social sciences, the university’s role in developing local communities, and e-learning.