National Research University – Higher School of Economics (HSE), Moscow

Established in 1992, the HSE University (National Research University Higher School of Economics) is now one of the largest higher education institutions in Russia. The university has become a leader in the educational market and continues to develop and grow. The QS World University Rankings 2018-2019 has ranked the Higher School of Economics 322nd among the world’s universities and the 7th in Russia. Furthermore, HSE has ranked 39th among the young universities in the world and as a top young university in Russia. Economics and Econometrics, finance, sociology, political sciences, mathematics and computer science are the preeminent academic subjects offered at HSE.

Our faculty, researchers, and students represent over 70 countries and are dedicated to maintaining the highest academic standards. Our newly-adopted structural reforms support HSE’s drive to internationalize and the groundbreaking research of our faculty, researchers, and students. HSE offers outstanding educational programmes from secondary school to doctoral studies, with top departments and research centres in a number of international fields.HSE is a leader in combining Russian education traditions with the best international teaching and research practices.

Campuses of HSE University

Higher School of Economics has four campuses in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, and Perm. Each of them provides unique programmes and tailored courses with tight international connection with leading universities of Europe and Asia. Campuses are made up of faculties, within which schools, departments, institutes, and centres function.

Why Choose HSE University?

HSE University provides a practice-oriented education in collaboration with leading companies, research and government institutions. The university has modern facilities which are situated in the centres of four beautiful cities. All international students will be provided with accommodation.

  • The Biggest Library in Russia
  • International Research Centres
  • Publishing house
  • Research Conferences


HSE website has new versions in Chinese ( and Arabic ( languages

HSE has Preparatory Programmes. Namely Russian Language Preparatory courses for foreign students that are designed for international students who are planning to enter a Russian-taught full-degree programme at HSE or another Russian university (basic, intensive and extended cources)+ English Preparatory Programme in Economics)

For all of courses:

Category:  Bachelor of Arts in …
Degree: BA
Mode: FullTime
Medium: Campus

  • HSE and University of London Double Degree Programme in Data Science and Business Analytics
  • HSE and University of London Parallel Degree Programme in International Relations
  • HSE and University of London Double Degree Programme in Economics
  • HSE and University of London Parallel Degree Programme in Management and Digital Innovation
  • HSE and Kyung Hee University Double Degree Programme in Economics and Politics in Asia
  • Communication Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Russian Studies
  • Political Science and World Politics
  • International Business and Management Studies
  • Sociology and Social Informatics

CategoryBachelor of Arts in …
Degree: MA
Mode: FullTime
Medium: Campus

  • Big Data Systems
  • System and Software Engineering
  • Statistical Learning Theory
  • Data Science
  • Financial Economics
  • Strategic Corporate Finance
  • Financial Analyst (CFA Institute University Affiliation Program)
  • Finance (St. Petersburg)
  • Economics: Research Programme
  • Applied Economics
  • Linguistic Theory and Language Description
  • Applied and Interdisciplinary History (St. Petersburg)
  • Applied Social Psychology
  • Cognitive Sciences and Technologies: From Neuron to Cognition
  • Comparative Social Research
  • Political Analysis and Public Policy
  • Politics. Economics. Philosophy
  • Population and Development
  • Comparative Politics of Eurasia (St. Petersburg)
  • Russian Studies
  • International Business
  • Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation
  • Management and Analytics for Business (St. Petersburg)
  • Global Business (Nizhny Novgorod)
  • International Relations in Eurasia
  • Socioeconomic and Political Development of Modern Asia
  • Business and Politics in Modern Asia (St. Petersburg)
  • Mathematics (Nizhny Novgorod)
  • Applied Statistics with Network Analysis
  • Prototyping Future Cities
  • International News Production
  • Law of International Trade, Finance and Economic Integration


All our programmes have agreements on internship placements with leading companies, research and government institutions. This

Students of HSE University have a great advantage in the job market due to the practice-oriented studies under the supervision of practising specialists. Our graduates receive job offers from a variety of top-level companies, including…

In order to foster careers of HSE’s graduates, the university runs a business incubator and a career centre.


Name National Research University Higher School of Economics
Location 20 MyasnitskayaUlitsa
City Moscow
Country Russia
ContactNo +7 (495) 531-00-59


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