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Boris Zhelezov

  • Boris Zhelezov has been at HSE since 2004.

Education and Degrees

  • 2003

    Degree in Business Administration
    Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics

  • 1994

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Political Science

  • 1985

    Degree in Engineering
    Moscow Electrotechnical Institute of Communications

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.

Student Term / Thesis Papers

Full list of of student term / thesis papers

Courses (2017/2018)

Courses (2016/2017)

Foundations and Current Issues of Higher Education (Master’s programme; Institute of Education; 2 year, 1-3 module)Rus


2012-2013 Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Deputy Director of the International Department


MBA programme at Moscow University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics (MESI). Graduated  with additional certificate of advanced business English skills.(2001-2003)


Additional diploma: Moscow Electrotechnical Institute of Communications (speciality: Referent-interpreter (English), 1985)


From 2004   University - Higher School of Economics (HSE), Moscow, Russia:

Since 2005 - Deputy Vice-Rector (In charge of International Relations);

2004-2005  Director, OECD - HSE Partnership Center.


1998 - 2003 "Open Society Institute" - George Soros Charitable Foundation, Russian Office:

2002-2003 Director, Higher Education Program;

1999-2000 Director of Programs Block "Law, Management and Civil Society", head of monitoring group for Chairs Support Program;

1998. Assistant Executive Director of  "Law and Management" programs block. 


1989-1998 Institute of the USA and Canada Studies Russian Academy of Sciences:

1995 - 1998. Scientific Secretary (Secretary of Academic Council), Head of Section;

1992-1995  Senior Research Fellow, Research fellow (military policy department); Assistant Director of the Institute on research activity;

1989-1992 Post-graduate (Ph.d) student

Employment  before 1989

1987-1989. Senior Engineer, First Category Engineer-Constructor, Central Research Institute  of Telecommunications

1985-1987 . Soviet Army Officer. Place of Service: Tymur Peninsular (Far North of Russia)


Part-time employment and fellowships

2003-2004 Manger of the National Accreditation Committee established by the National Training Found and the "Open Society Institute" -  an independent

committee for certification of textbooks on economics, political science, sociology

2002 Expert for National Training Fund (World Bank operator in education field in Russia)

1995-1997 Consultant at the Center for studies of Disarmament and Environmental problems, Moscow Institute   of Physics and Technology

1995  Senior Fellow at Program of Post-Communist Studies, King's College (London)

1994-1995  Director of Conflict  Modeling Center at the Institute for Analysis of Conflicts and Stability. 

1992-1995  Compiling Editor of «Voennuy Vestnik»  (Military News), "Postfactum" information agency

1992 Research Assistant at the North Atlantic Assembly  (Brussels)

Professional experience and skills

  • Running of research and dissemination projects devoted to different dimensions of institutional management in higher (tertiary) education.  
  • Writing and editing reports, informational and analytical papers.
  • Management of periodic publication (such as the monthly bulletin "OECD news: Education, Science, Knowledge Economy"  (Published in Russian))
  • Management of decision-making process of boards and expert committees.
  • Long term and annual strategy development and budget planning for charitable programs and specific projects.
  • Elaboration and conduction of grant competitions.
  • Supervision and monitoring over more then hundred projects being run in more then 30 regions of the Russian Federation with more then 500 individuals engaged.
  • Content development and organization of seminars and conferences gathering from 20 to 250 participants.
  • Making presentations and arrangement of PR events.
  • Execution of representative functions.

Timetable for today

Full timetable

Austrian Ambassador Awards Diplomas to Graduates of Double-Degree Programme in Big Data Systems and Information Systems Management

On June 28, 2017, the second graduation ceremony for the double-degree Master’s programme in Big Data Systems (HSE, Russia) and Information Systems Management (UAS Technikum Wien, Austria) was held at the Austrian Residence. Dr. Emil Brix, Ambassador of Austria in Moscow, gave the opening speech. During the reception, he congratulated graduates on successfully completing the programme and stressed the importance of cooperation between the universities for multicultural and professional communication.

Visit by Delegation from the Mexican Ministry of Economics and Labour (Nuevo León State) to HSE, Moscow

On 16 September 2016 the delegation from the Mexican Ministry of Economics and Labour of the Government of Nuevo León State together with the representatives from the Embassy of Mexico to the Russian Federation came to Higher School of Economics, Moscow in the framework of their yearly working trip abroad.

‘Half a Dozen Years Ago We Were a Curiosity Here’

On September 26th a meeting between the administration of the Higher School of Economics and international lecturers and researchers took place at the HSE. The aim of the event was to discuss various organizational, legal and academic aspects of their work at the HSE.

HSE’s Diploma Is In Line With The European Standards

Starting from this year, all graduates of the Higher School of Economics will receive an appendix to their diploma confirming its compliance with European standards. Boris Zhelezov, Head of the HSE Office of International Academic Mobility, and Anna Korovko, Head of the HSE Office of Organization of Educational Process, told us about the opportunities which students will get thanks to this additional document.