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About HSE University

Consistently ranked as one of Russia’s top universities, the Higher School of Economics is a leader in Russian education and one of the preeminent economics and social sciences universities in eastern Europe and Eurasia. Having rapidly grown into a well-renowned research university over two decades, HSE sets itself apart with its international presence and cooperation.

Our faculty, researchers, and students represent over 50 countries, and are dedicated to maintaining the highest academic standards.  Our newly-adopted structural reforms support HSE’s drive to internationalize and the groundbreaking research of our faculty, researchers, and students.

Now a dynamic university with four campuses, HSE is a leader in combining Russian education traditions with the best international teaching and research practices.  HSE offers outstanding educational programmes from secondary school to doctoral studies, with top departments and research centres in a number of international fields.

Since 2013, HSE has been a member of the 5-100 Russian Academic Excellence Project, a highly selective government programme aimed at boosting the international competitiveness of Russian universities.

HSE university in facts and figures:

4 Campuses Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Perm
~7000  Lecturers and researchers
31 900 Students
57 500 Graduates