The National Research University Higher School of Economics is consistently ranked as one of Russia’s top universities and one of the leading universities in economics and social sciences in Eastern Europe and Eurasia. With four campuses in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod and Perm, it is not only among Russia’s largest, but also among the country’s most international institutions with faculty, researchers and students coming from over 90 different countries. A well-renowned research university, HSE is dedicated to combine Russian education traditions with the most advanced international teaching and research practices.
National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE)
90Countries that staff, students, faculty represent
#3Ranked 3rd among Russian universities
50%of HSE's offered subject areas rank first among all Russian universities
HSE operates more than 100 research institutes and centers, and more than 30 international laboratories led by foreign scholars, including the Nobel laureate Eric Maskin and the Fields medal laureate Andrey Okunkov. It was the first state-run university in Russia to recruit international academic professionals. HSE’s top five areas of research are social sciences, mathematics, computer science, arts and humanities, as well as economics, econometrics, and finance.
Engagement with IU
- HSE has a primary agreement and a sub-agreement with IU, which establishes a system-wide faculty exchange that includes both the Moscow and St. Petersburg campuses.
- The College of Arts and Sciences on the IUB campus has an undergraduate student exchange agreement with the HSE – St. Petersburg campus.
- IU's Russian and East European Institute and the Russian Studies Workshop have created strong research connections with HSE faculty that have resulted in multiple joint research workshops at the IU Europe Gateway.