The Higher School of Economics is a national research university located in Moscow with branches in St. Petersburg, Perm, and Nizhny Novgorod. Consistently ranked as one of Russia’s top universities, it 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 University sets itself apart with its international presence and cooperation.
The faculty, researchers, and students represent over 90 countries and are dedicated to maintaining the highest academic standards.
Since 2013, HSE University has been a member of the 5100 Russian Academic Excellence Project, a highly selective government program aimed at boosting the international competitiveness of Russian universities. The university is ranked among the top 100 institutions worldwide in Politics & International Studies, Sociology, Economics & Econometrics in the QS – World University Rankings by Subject.
The HSE Business Incubator took 1st place in the 2019-2020 UBI Global World Ranking of University-Linked Business Accelerators.

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