HSE Among Top 5% of Universities in QS EECA Ranking
HSE University now ranks 16th and places among the top 5% of universities in emerging Europe and Central Asia in the QS EECA University Rankings released by the British ranking agency QS.
HSE University has significantly improved its performance in reputation indicators, which account for half of the ranking criteria. The University improved its performance in the categories of ‘academic reputation’ and ‘employer reputation’ by 5% compared to last year. In compiling the ranking, the rating agency surveyed 102,500 representatives of the academic community and 52,000 representatives of employers.
Every year, more and more Russian universities are represented in the regional QS EECA ranking: this year the ranking includes 121 Russian universities, which account for almost a third of the list’s top-ranked universities—a 16% increase from last year. For the past three years, all universities participating in Russia’s Academic Excellence Project 5-100, have been represented in the ranking. In total, 19 Russian universities are included in the top 100 best universities according to the QS EECA.
The QS EECA Regional Ranking was first published in 2014 and ranked 100 universities. In six years, the number of ranked universities has quadrupled. The leaders of the ranking are traditionally classical universities of Russia, Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, and Turkey.
The ranking evaluates universities in accordance with 10 indicators: academic reputation over 5 years (30%), employer reputation over 5 years (20%), number of articles published in Scopus per faculty member (10%), number of citations per paper (5%), breadth of international research partnerships (10%), web impact (5%), student-teacher ratio (10%), share of faculty who hold a PhD (5%), share of international students (2.5%) ), and share of international faculty (2.5%).
Three University Missions Ranks HSE University First among Russian Universities in Four Subject Rankings
HSE University took first place in four subject rankings and second place by the number of gold medals among Russian universities. The university entered the top three Russian universities by receiving nine prizes in various fields. The Three University Missions subject rankings in 29 fields of study were presented for the first time at an open meeting of the Council of the Russian Union of Rectors and the Association of Rating Makers.
HSE University has placed 66th in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2022, which assess universities younger than 50 years old. The THE Young University Ranking is the first in a series of global rankings to be published in 2022.
The publication of the latest Times Higher Education subject rankings in the Arts and Humanities concludes the annual cycle of the three main ranking agencies: THE, QS, and ARWU. Since last year, HSE University has managed to double the number of top 100 subject rankings it appears in, growing from 6 to 12.
HSE University has improved on last year's result, entering the 126–150 range of the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings. Among Russian universities, HSE University shares 2–4th place with the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and St. Petersburg State University.
In the recently published US News Best Global Universities rankings, HSE University now appears in six subject rankings—an increase from four in 2020. The two latest additions are in Arts and Humanities (ranked 207th) and Psychiatry/Psychology (ranked 374th). The university once again placed highly in Mathematics (85th), maintaining its position among the top 100 universities worldwide in the subject and ranking second among Russian institutions.
HSE University consistently appears among the top 30 universities in the world in the Times Higher Education Emerging Economies Rankings, making it one of the highest-rated universities in Russia.
HSE University has entered the top 100 universities in the Times Higher Education Rankings for Law and Social Sciences. For the first time, the university is also among the top 150 in the Education ranking and the top 200 in Business & Economics.
According to the rating by the Expert Analytical Centre, HSE University has become one of the best entrepreneurial universities in Russia, entering the top three and sharing 1st–3rd place with MIPT and St. Petersburg State University. The final rating included 43 Russian universities. The rating methodology is focused on startups founded by university graduates, the number of graduates to do so, and the volume of investment in such projects.
HSE has been included in two Times Higher Education (THE) subject rankings. It is ranked in the Top 500 for Computer Science and in 801-1000 group for Engineering.
HSE University has placed in the top 250 universities worldwide in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings despite increased competition. A total of 786 universities were assessed for this year’s rankings—an increase over last year. The published list of 550 universities is also 10% larger than last year’s.