HSE University among Top-5 Russian Universities on THE Reputation Ranking
International experts have recognised Harvard University as the best in the world in terms of reputation. Moscow State University was ranked 37th, while HSE University entered the Times Higher Education (THE) World Reputation Rankings 2020, within the 151-175 range, taking fifth position among Russian universities, showing a commendable result for such a young institution.
In addition to HSE University, four more Russian universities were included, among them three participants of Project 5-100 (the Russian Academic Excellence Project). HSE University also made its first ever appearance on this ranking.
The THE Reputation Ranking is based on the same reputation research data as main institutional ranking, but the voting methodology differs significantly. First, the responses of experts are only considered for the current period, while for the institutional ranking considers two. Second, more weight is given to research in comparison with teaching activities (at a ratio 2:1), whereas in the institutional ranking, both research and teaching carry the same weight. Third, local and foreign experts’ responses are considered with the same weight (in the institutional ranking, the responses of foreign experts are assigned a higher weight).
A total of 11,004 experts from 132 countries participated in the research conducted by Elsevier, on behalf of THE, between November 2019 and February 2020. Harvard University received the most votes cast.
Irina Karelina, Senior Director for Strategic Planning, HSE University
Reputation is one of the most difficult metrics for young universities, as it is earned over an extensive period. For HSE University, founded less than 30 years ago and only participating in the international ranking system since 2009, being recognised in the THE Reputation is a significant achievement, which was largely facilitated by the University’s participation in the Russian University Global Competitiveness Project, also known as Project 5-100 (the Russian Academic Excellence Project). The recognition of our institutions reputation is an integral result for HSE University, including the quality of its education, the high qualifications of experts, and research results recognised through the global academic community.
This year, HSE University took 41st place in the THE Young Universities ranking and was the only Russian university to appear in the Top-50. In the THE ranking, HSE University climbed a massive 20 places, which is quite a feat, as competition among institutions increases significantly towards the top of the ranking. In just three years since entering the Top-100 of young universities, HSE University has shown explosive growth of 55 places. Furthermore, this year, HSE University shows improvement almost all indicators. The largest increase occurred in indicators measuring research and teaching. HSE University now ranks 31st in the QS Top-50 Under 50 Ranking.
In the THE World University Rankings, HSE University is included in the 251-300 range, while it is among the Top=3 Russian academic institutions along with Moscow State University (MSU) (174) and MIPT (201-250).
In the first university subject ranking to be released by the RAEX Agency, HSE University takes first place Economics and Management. In total, HSE University is represented in five of the RAEX subject rankings.
The RePEc rating (Research Papers in Economics) is based on publication activity data in the field of economics and related disciplines. In recent years, HSE University has consistently ranked first among Russian universities, and it continues to steadily climb the global ranking, overtaking well-known, centuries-old foreign universities. In the latest European ranking, HSE University took 46th place. In the world ranking, the university has ranked 115th (an increase of 4 places in the space of one month).
HSE University is the top-ranking Russian university in four THE World University Rankings by Subject 2020/21. In addition, HSE has placed in 8 out of 11 subject categories, thereby confirming its status as a multidisciplinary university.
HSE University Enters Top 100 in Mathematics and Improves Its Positions in US News Best Global Universities Rankings
HSE University has improved its positions in the US News Best Global Universities institutional and subject rankings. For the first time, the University ranks among the top 100 universities in the world for mathematics. HSE is also the only Russian university in the subject rankings of Economics and Business and Social Sciences and Public Health, placing among the top 300 in both categories.
This year, the Expert Analytical Centre’s ranking of Russian entrepreneurial universities evaluated 46 universities, 18 of which are participants of Russia’s 5-100 Project. In the ranking, HSE, together with Moscow State University and St. Petersburg State University, took 2nd-4th places, while MIPT ranked first. The ranking’s methodology places special emphasis on startups launched by university graduates, the number of founding graduates at these companies, and the amount of investments these projects have received.
This year, the Master’s Programme ‘Strategic Management in Logistics’, offered by the HSE Graduate School of Business, ranked 34th in the Supply Chain Management Programme ranking, a new addition to the QS Business Masters Rankings. This is the fifth HSE programme to be included the QS Business Rankings. Four others have ranked among the top 100 for several years now.
This year, HSE University has maintained its position in the 251-300 range in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The University ranks among the top 3 Russian universities along with Moscow State University (which ranks 174th) and the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (which ranks in the 201-250 range). In the THE’s global ranking of the best universities for research, HSE ranks 199th.
HSE University continues to climb the Moscow international university ranking, The Three University Missions (MosIUR), this year taking 120th place. The ranking became the most representative in the world this year – for the first time, the number of ranked universities reached 1,500.
HSE University has advanced to the 801-900 group in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the Shanghai Ranking and now ranks in the 7th-8th place among Russian universities. Moreover, HSE University is the only Russian university to improve its standing in the ranking this year.
HSE University has risen from fourth to third place in the Superjob University Ranking in terms of the salaries made by young professionals in the legal field who graduated in 2014–2019. According to the ranking’s authors, our graduates can expect to earn an average of 100,000 rubles a month in Moscow.