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HSE at the BRICS Universities Summit

On 3-4 December 2014 the inaugural BRICS and Emerging Economies Universities Summit will take place in Moscow. On 3 December the HSE will host its ‘Russian Universities Day’.

The Times Higher Education magazine (THE) has prepared 2014-2015 rankings for the BRICS and emerging economies universities which will be presented at the summit. THE Experts assessed universities in Russia, Brazil, China, India, South Africa, Czech Republic, Hungary, Malaysia, Mexico, Poland, Egypt and others.

On 3 December participants will gather at the HSE for Russian Universities Day to discuss issues of international cooperation in education with representatives of the Times Higher Education magazine, Russian universities taking part in the 5/100 project and foreign universities. A concert of classical music is planned for the event.

On 4 December the summit will continue at the National University for Science and Technology MISIS.

The summit is organised by the 5/100 Project to make Russian universities more competitive and the Times Higher Education magazine.

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90%

of Russian families are generally satisfied with the quality of the education that their children receive in universities. 

Four HSE Research Centers Included in the Boston College Worldwide Inventory of Higher Education Research Centers

The Boston College Center for International Higher Education has published its Worldwide Inventory of Research Centers, Academic Programmes and Journals in Higher Education. Four Russian research centers are included, all of them are part of HSE.

HSE is ranked one of the leading Project 5-100 universities

HSE is among the top four universities according to the rating compiled by the Council on Enhancing the Competitiveness of Russia’s Leading Universities.

51%

of families do not reject the idea of higher education for their children if they are unsuccessful in enrolling for a tuition-free spot. They either look for another university with less demanding requirements or enroll as tuition-paying students.

30%

is the additional compensation that graduates with Master’s degrees earn already in their first place of employment in comparison with those who have regular diplomas. 

Universities in Russia and other BRICS countries will cooperate more actively with each other

On December 3, HSE marked ‘Russian Universities’ Day’ – an event held during the BRICS University summit organized by Times Higher Education and the 5/100 Project for Raising the Competitiveness of Russia’s Leading Universities among the top global higher education institutions.

HSE Researcher Elected Vice-Chair of Council for International Higher Education

Anna Smolentseva, Leading Research Fellow at HSE’s Institute of Education, has been elected Vice-Chair of the Council for International Higher Education (CIHE) of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE).

50

Russian and foreign universities will take part in the Day of Russian Universities, which will be held today at HSE.

21%

of students at occupational training schools plan to continue their education in universities, including in full-time divisions. 

Researching Higher Education in Russia Attracts Growing Number of Foreign Specialists

On October 16-18, the 5th International Conference of the Russian Association of Higher Education Researchers took place at the Higher School of Economics. The theme of this year's conference was 'Managing Differentiation in Rapidly Changing Higher Education Systems: Challenges and Opportunities.'