HSE University Becomes Russia’s Only Academic Institution in U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings in Economics and Social Sciences
HSE University has improved its standing in the general U.S. News Best Global Universities ranking. Today, the agency published its 2019 global rankings. HSE University appeared in the Economics and Business ranking for the first time, placing 235. We are also the only Russian institution to make the cut.
HSE University has also climbed in the Social Sciences and Public Health subject ranking, placing 316th. Here, we are still the only Russian academic institution to appear. In Mathematics, HSE University is confidently closing in on the Top-100 after taking 105th place. We also appeared in one more subject ranking for the first time – Physics (706th). In the global ranking, HSE University placed 574th, having moved up almost 80 positions this year.
Moreover, 2019 turned out to be quite a successful year for Russia's 5-100 Project universities: almost all participants have improved their positions in different global rankings. U.S. News Best Global Universities is no exception: Russian universities have not only improved their respective standings, but also enhanced their overall representation as compared to last year. This year, 17 Russian universities have placed on the U.S. News Best Global Universities ranking with 14 of them representing Russian Academic Excellence Project 5-100, HSE University included.
U.S. News, an American media corporation publishes both a global university ranking, where institutions are evaluated for all areas of activity, and subject rankings in 28 areas. This year, the ranking includes six new subjects, while the number of universities in the total ranking has increased as well. It now includes 1,500 universities from 81 countries, while last year the results were published for 1,250 academic institutions from a total of 75 countries.
Today’s publication of four international subject area rankings in the life sciences, physical sciences, psychology, and medical and health sciences by the Times Higher Education (THE) marks the end of this year’s rankings cycle, which includes the four major world rankings—THE, QS, ARWU, and U.S. News & World Report.
HSE took 94th place in the THE ranking in Business & Economics, outperforming all the other Russian universities in this subject. In addition, the university entered the ranking in Law for the first time (151+ cohort), becoming the only Russian university represented there.
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 has taken the first place in the ranking of entrepreneurial universities and business schools by Expert Analysis Centre. The ranking’s evaluation criteria include startups that were launched by alumni of economics or business programmes.
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.