HSE University Expands Number of Subjects in the Shanghai Ranking
HSE University has retained its position in the Top 100 of the Academic Ranking of World Universities, otherwise known as the Shanghai Ranking, in sociology and mathematics. The university improved in political science and has also placed in the same group in economics. At the same time, HSE moved to the next group in management and entered new subject areas – psychology and business administration. HSE is the only Russian university ranked in four subjects: Sociology, Management, Business Administration, and Political Science. HSE University is Russia’s leader in economics and ranks in the same group as Moscow State University in mathematics.
For the third year in a row, HSE University ranks among the 75 best universities in the world in sociology and is Russia’s only representative in this subject; for the second year in a row, the university ranks in the Top 100 in mathematics (76-100 group). In political science, HSE University has moved up into the 101-150 group, and in economics it retained its place in the 151-200 group, ranking as the best Russian university in these subjects.
Last year, HSE University was included in the subject ranking for management for the first time, something which no Russian university had previously achieved. This year it has improved its standing and advanced to the 301-400 group. In two new areas – business management and psychology – HSE placed in the 301-400 and 401-500 groups, respectively. Previously, no Russian university was represented in these subjects’ rankings, and HSE was the only university in Russia to do so this year.
In total, 15 Russian universities entered the Shanghai Ranking in 27 subjects, including 11 participants in the Russian Academic Excellence Project 5-100.
This year, 54 subjects in the natural, engineering, social and medical sciences, as well as the humanities, were included in the ranking. In total, 1,700 universities from 86 countries were listed in the ranking.
HSE University has once again placed in two subject rankings of the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings: Computer Science (in the top 400) and Engineering and Technology (in the 601-800 range).
This year HSE University rose six positions to take 17th place in the QS Emerging Europe and Central Asia University Ranking (QS EECA).
HSE University improved its performance from last year, entering the Top-200 of the Times Higher Education (THE) subject ranking in Arts and Humanities. We now place second among Russian universities and have the best results of the participants of the Russian Academic Excellence Project 5-100.
HSE University is now represented in all four fields of the Top-100 of Business Master's ranking, which was published for the third time by the international agency QS.
HSE University was able to place high on the Graduate Employability Ranking (201-250), outpacing its main competitors for the first time in five years. This year, the number of candidates to the ranking was increased 15% (758 universities), with new 36 universities joining the list.
THE WUR, Times Higher Education World University Rankings, has compiled its 2019 global rankings. HSE University performed positively, moving up to the 251-300 cohort, and taking third place among Russian universities following MSU and MIPT.
HSE University has firmly entered the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), which is known for its rigorous selection criteria. After placing in the ranking for the first time last year, HSE University maintained its position despite increased competition — more than 50 new universities entered the ranking for the first time this year.
HSE recently placed 39th in the QS Top-50 ‘Under 50’ ranking, thus maintaining its position in the Top-40 despite increasing competition in this special academic category.
On June 24-26, 2020, the THE Young Universities Summit will be held for the first time at HSE University in Moscow. An official hand off ceremony was held earlier at the University of Surrey, which hosted the event this year. It was not by chance that HSE University was selected to be next year’s summit host—it is the only Russian university that consistently ranks among the THE top 100 young universities, and this year it took 60th place.
In 2019 the Higher School of Economics has climbed from 84th to 60th place in the Time Higher Education (THE) world ranking of young universities. HSE University is the only Russian university to place in the top 100 of this ranking.