World-Class Russian Education!

The goal of Project 5-100 is to maximize the competitive position of a group of leading Russian universities in the global research and education market.

Universities

NATIONAL RESEARCH UNIVERSITY − HIGHER SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS (HSE)

DESCRIPTION

National Research University − Higher School of Economics (HSE)
Non Scholae Sed Vitae Discimus 

One of major universities in Russia (top-3 nationally by research volume), HSE is a leading center for expert analysis on economic, political and social issues. HSE’s research centres are led by eminent scholars such as Nobel laureate Eric Maskin; Ronald Inglehart, author of the World Values Survey; Panos M. Pardalos, a leading expert in general and combinatorial optimization; Jacques-François Thisse, a prominent researcher in spatial economics; Andrey Okunkov, a recipient of the Fields Medal.

Established: 1992 
 
Locations: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Perm 
 
Students (FTE): 17,000 
 
Faculty (FTE): 2,500
 
Degree programmes: 170

Priority areas:
  • Economics and Social Sciences (Economics, Law, Management, Sociology and Political Science)
  • Humanities and Communications
  • Mathematics and Computer Science