In 2018, National Research University Higher School of Economics (hereinafter, “HSE University”, “HSE”, or the “University”) completed the implementation of the Development Programme of the National Research University Higher School of Economics for 2009–2018 (approved by Directive of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia No. 677, dated November 26, 2009), as well as the Development Programme of the National Research University Higher School of Economics for 2009–2015 and up to 2020 (approved at HSE Staff Conference on March 24, 2009), and, at the moment, HSE University is at the final, fourth stage of the Russian Academic Excellence Project 5-100 (Project 5-100), which won the competition held by Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia in July 2013.
The Development Programme of the National Research University Higher School of Economics up to 2030 (hereinafter, the “Development Programme”, or the “Programme”) has been elaborated with due regard to HSE University’s goal of strategic development as the leading academic, educational, analytical, consulting and project-focused university, acting as one of the drivers for the modernization of the national system of education and science, while also making considerable contributions to Russia’s innovative development and competitiveness on a global scene.
By 2030, HSE University is expected to attain globally recognized standards in all fields of its activities, i.e., research, education and project work, as well as stand as one of the leading global academic institutions in all aspects of its operations.
Key provisions of the Development Programme were approved at HSE Staff and Students Conference, held on March 20, 2019. It was subsequently approved by HSE Academic Council on January 24, 2020.