HSE Ranks Among Top 3 Universities in Expert Analysis Centre Ranking of Universities of the New Economy
HSE University ranks among the top three universities of the Expert Analysis Centre’s Ranking of Universities of the New Economy, which assesses companies’ satisfaction with the training and education of specialists in high-tech fields. HSE shares 1st-3rd place with Lomonosov Moscow State University and St. Petersburg State University.
The ranking was compiled based on research conducted by the Expert Analysis Centre with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science, the presidential Russia is a Land of Opportunity platform, the Presidential Grants Fund, as well as Ural Federal University and HSE University – St. Petersburg, as part of the Time for a Career programme. The survey was conducted in the fall of 2020 among 500 companies in 74 regions of Russia. More than 90% of the surveyed companies represent medium and large businesses. The assessment was carried out in four professional areas: IT, life sciences and technology, energy, and mechanical engineering/industry. The general ranking is the most recent to combine the answers of respondents in the four named areas, and also consider employers’ experiences with recruiting other specialists who were not included in these areas.
HSE achieved the leading positions in the overall ranking to the University’s top-ranking performance in the indicators of reputation, students’ average USE (Unified State Exam) scores, and the availability of partnership programmes with companies. In addition, in the ranking in the field of information technology, HSE University took 7th-8th place.
The methodology of the ranking includes three indicator categories. The most important is the ‘Company Satisfaction’ category, which accounts for half of the overall result. It includes indicators such as reputation (15%), professional skills of graduates (15%), universal competencies of graduates (10%), and digital competencies of graduates (10%). The second most important category is ‘Scale of Activity’, which demonstrates the prevalence of graduates in the studied professional fields. It includes indicators, such as the number of companies hiring university graduates (15%) and the number of graduates hired by the surveyed companies (15%). The last category of ‘Supporting Indicators’ includes additional indicators, such as the presence of partner programmes with companies (10%) and average USE score (10%).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.