HSE Joins Two THE Subject Rankings - in Computer Science and Engineering & Technology
For the first time ever, HSE University has entered two THE subject rankings: in Computer Science (in the 301–400 group)and Engineering & Technology (in the 601-800 group). Therefore, HSE has confirmed once again that it is much more than just a specialized social sciences and humanities university, but rather a comprehensive multidisciplinary university, which has become successful in new, innovative areas of natural sciences and engineering.
In the QS rankings, HSE is in the 251-300 group for Computer Science, 451-500 in Engineering & Technology, and 101-150 in Mathematics. Furthermore, HSE University ranks in the Top-100 for Mathematics in the Shanghai Ranking, and is also in the Top-500 of the recently published THE ranking in Physical Sciences.
THE compiled the first ranking of the 100 best universities in Computer Science in 2016. Back then, Russia was only represented by two universities - ITMO and MSU. In 2017, it was expanded to 300 universities, with five Russian institutions appearing. Now, in 2018, the ranking has expanded to include 684 universities, with 16 Russian institutions represented. At present, HSE is 7th among Russian universities.
Russian universities first entered the ranking for Engineering & Technology in 2017, with 10 institutions represented. In 2018, the list has been expanded from 500 to 903 universities, with 28 Russian institutions appearing therein. HSE now ranks 14th among Russian universities.
The subject ranking’s methodology is based on the same 13 indicators as the institutional ranking. They are also classified by five categories, but the indicators’ weight may vary, depending on the subject area.
HSE University has improved its position in the QS institutional ranking by 21 places this year, taking 7th place among Russian universities. The advancement comes thanks to a significant improvement in academic reputation and assessment of university graduates by employers.
HSE University has placed 5th in the annual ranking of the best Russian universities compiled by the RAEX agency (RAEX Analytics). The university also came in third in terms of demand for graduates.
HSE University has appeared in 10 subject areas and six subject categories of the Expert Analytical Centre ranking of university research productivity. Moreover, HSE ranked 1st in five areas and two sections.
A new supercomputer, which has been recently set up at MIEM, will allow the university to carry out high quality research in deep learning and mathematical modeling. The computer was ranked sixth in the April Top-50 ranking of supercomputers in Russia.
The latest results of the QS World University Rankings by Subject demonstrate that Russian universities are continuing to make great strides in international rankings. Among the Russian universities that made the rankings, HSE tops the list with 16 specific subjects and 3 broad subject areas entering the rankings. Compared to last year, HSE has improved its performance in almost all subjects.
The Strategic Management in Logistics doudble-degree master’s programme, for which HSE has partnered up with Germany’s BBW University of Applied Sciences, received 10 out of a possible 11 points in the international training category of Germany’s Centre for Higher Education (CHE) ranking of master’s programmes.
HSE University has taken 22nd place in THE Emerging Economies Rankings, improving its position from last year. This ranking includes a total of 35 Russian universities, with 18 of them participating in the 5-100 Project.
The Higher School of Economics has been included in the Times Higher Education (THE) ranking for psychology for the first time, placing in the 151-175 group. HSE also retained its ranking for the physical sciences (401-500) that it has held since last year.