HSE Ranks Among Top-3 Universities in Interfax Ranking for Public Administration Programmes
HSE University now ranks among the top 3 universities in Russia for its programmes in Public Administration. The ranking has been published by the Interfax National University Ranking research group.
The ranking evaluates a total of 50 Russian universities. The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) took first place, while Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) came in second.
This is the second time the new ranking has been compiled. Since the ranking is still in the testing stages, its methodology has changed since last year. While the ranking previously took mostly research-related statistics into account, this year, the ranking considered additional statistical indicators regarding the programmes. Universities were evaluated in accordance with the following criteria: the number of undergraduate programmes or majors offered in Public Administration; the volume of their Scopus-indexed journal publications; the quantity of publications in journals included in the Russian Higher Attestation Commission list (HAC); the average number of paper citations in HAC journals by university faculty and researchers in the social sciences; the number of textbooks authored by university faculty; and the number of students graduating with distinction.
Moscow, Tatarstan and St. Petersburg are the leaders of the new ranking. Based on 53 indicators, the ranking can be used by regional governments to develop and optimize their innovation policy. The ranking presentation was held on October 31 at a press conference hosted by the TASS news agency.
is HSE University’s ranking in terms of salaries of graduates employed in the field of economics and finance. The ranking was prepared by Superjob.ru research centre based on a study of the average income of young professionals who graduated from 2013–2018.
HSE University has maintained its leading position in the ranking compiled by the Russian Council for International Affairs. The ranking evaluated the websites of 65 Russian universities. HSE was awarded 104 points out of 108, increasing its position by 11 points on last year. HSE's closest rival ranked a further 17 points behind, which is a larger gap than previously.
The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) publishes a monthly ranking of socio-economic research centers and universities. As of November 1st, 2012, the Higher School of Economics is in 2nd place in terms of number of papers published over the last 12 months. A year ago the HSE was 85th according to this indicator.
On October 18th 2011, as part of the preliminary programme of the 3rd International Conference of the Russian Association of Higher Education Researchers, Professor Nian Cai Liu, author of the world-renowned Shanghai University Ranking, gave a lecture at the HSE.