National Research University Higher School of Economics
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.
Their faculty, researchers, and students represent over 50 countries, and are dedicated to maintaining the highest academic standards. Their newly-adopted structural reforms support HSE’s drive to internationalize and the groundbreaking research of their 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.
Since its founding in 1992, National Research University – Higher School of Economics (HSE) has developed from an economics institute into a comprehensive university. Based in Moscow, with branches in St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, and Perm, HSE continues to grow. Among Russian universities, HSE is a leader in economics, management, sociology, computer science, public policy, and political science.
Theystrive to fully prepare their students for their careers, equipping them with the competencies and skills that they need to succeed. their origins as an economics school mean that, to this day, teaching economics is integral to curricula across faculties.
Statement of Values
The Higher School of Economics is a research university that carries out its mission through academic, programming, peer review and sociocultural work based on international academic and organizational standards. They perceive themselves as a part of the global academic community and believe that international partnership and engagement in global university cooperation are the key elements of their movement forward. As a Russian university, they work for the welfare of Russia and its citizens.
The basis of their work is theoretical and empirical research and the dissemination of knowledge. Without compromising the quality of research and not being limited to teaching fundamental disciplines, they seek to make a practical contribution to the building of a new Russia.
Their university is a community of faculty, staff members, graduate and undergraduate students who are distinguished by their deep commitment to supporting high academic standards in their work. They seek to guarantee that each member of their community has the most favourable conditions to develop.
Though at times they take different positions on a variety of historical and contemporary issues, they are united by the following common values:
-striving for truth
-collaboration and commitment to one another
-honesty and openness
-academic freedom and political neutrality
-professionalism, self-discipline and accountability
-public engagementSee more