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%).
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 once again improved its position in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings by subject in Psychology, entering the 101–125 cohort of the world’s best universities in the field.