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Illustration for news: HSE Among Top Five Universities with Highest Paid Graduates

HSE Among Top Five Universities with Highest Paid Graduates

The Higher School of Economics was ranked fifth among Russian universities with the highest paid graduates during their first year of employment, according to data from an employment monitoring study by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science. On average, graduates who completed a full-time undergraduate programme at HSE make 51,700 rubles per month, which is up from previous years and nearly double the average for the country as a whole.

Illustration for news: Oxford University Summer School on Economic Networks hosted HSE doctoral student

Oxford University Summer School on Economic Networks hosted HSE doctoral student

In June 2017  Zaruhi Hakobyan, a graduate first year student of the HSE Doctoral school in economics, took part in the Summer School on Economic Networks, organized by the Mathematical Institute of Oxford University. The summer school and the Faculty of Economic Sciences sponsored Zaruhi Hakobyan's  travel and accommodation expenses.

Illustration for news: Summer School on Economics Networks at the University of Oxford

Summer School on Economics Networks at the University of Oxford

A first-year doctoral student Zaruhi Hakobyan participated in a Summer School on Economic Networks hosted by the Mathematical Institute in Oxford. Summer School and Faculty of Economic Sciences, together, paid Ms.Hakobyan's travel and lodging

Faculty of economic science alumna Alisa Tizik represented Russia at the World Championships of Beach Ultimate in France. Her team won the champion's title

Alisa Tizik, a former member of HSE Ultimate team, became the world champion in beach altimat-frisbee as a member of the Russian national team on Saturday

HSE the Only Russian University in ARWU Global Ranking in Sociology, Political Sciences, and Economics

HSE has entered the ShanghaiRanking's Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) in four subjects and become the only Russian university in three of them (sociology, political sciences, and economics). HSE is among the world’s Top 75 universities in Sociology. This is the first time HSE has made it into the ARWU.

‘Russia Is Different Than I Expected — It’s a Lot Nicer’

The fourth Summer University for international students has kicked off at HSE. The number of Summer University students has almost doubled this year to more than 150, with over a third of them coming independently. Student groups have come from HSE’s partner universities in the United States, South Korea, China, and European countries.

Illustration for news: HSE Students Investigate International Academic Mobility Opportunities

HSE Students Investigate International Academic Mobility Opportunities

On June 23, an international academic mobility fair took place at HSE. Over 25 universities from Europe, USA, China and Japan took part in the event.

Illustration for news: Demand for Russian Language Classes Grows

Demand for Russian Language Classes Grows

Fifteen American students have come to HSE to study Russian as a foreign language as part of ‘USA in Russia’ study abroad programme developed by the University of South Alabama in partnership with HSE since 2014. Every other year, Nicholas Gossett, Assistant Professor of Russian and Applied Linguistics, brings a group of students to Moscow to study the Russian language as well as attend lectures and seminars on Russian culture, history, business, and other subjects. The goal is for students to not only improve their knowledge of the Russian language but to also make life-long connections in Russia which will help them in the academic, professional, and personal life.

HSE Enters Top-250 in THE Best Universities in Europe for 2017

On June 21, 2017, Times Higher Education (THE) published its ranking of the best universities in Europe 2017, in which HSE, along with St. Petersburg State University, Novosibirsk State University, National Research Nuclear University MEPhI and Kazan Federal University, is ranked in the 201-250 group. 

International Partner Week Kicks Off at HSE

Representatives of about 30 international universities have come to Moscow to take part in International Partner Week at HSE and discuss cooperation agreements, joint educational programmes, and research and student exchange programmes. On June 23, a partner university fair will be held for HSE students.