National Research University - Higher School of Economics (HSE)

Moscow, Russia
The Higher School of Economics (HSE University) is one of the top universities in Russia and the leader in Eastern Europe and Eurasia in economics and social sciences. Students from all over the world study the heart of Moscow in English or Russian in bachelor’s and master’s programmes that emphasize the importance of research in education.



The Higher School of Economics (HSE), Moscow, Russia, was established in 1992 on the initiative of renowned Russian economists (Evgeny Yasin, Yaroslav Kuzminov) and leading reformists from the Russian Government (Yegor Gaidar, Alexander Shokhin, and others) with the purpose to promote economic and social reforms in Russia.


HSE offers 59 undergraduate and more than 100 graduate programmes. There are a double-degree English-language undergraduate programme in Economics and a parallel-degree English-taught programme in International Relations and 21 English-taught Master's programmes in various areas of study. There are also numerous undergraduate and graduate programmes that offer courses in both Russian and English.


At HSE there are 221 academic divisions. Separate institutions – both disciplinary and interdisciplinary – have been established in order to achieve greater efficiency in meeting the target goals.


Library services

HSE has a large academic library containing material on subjects of instruction at the University. The collection comprises over 700,000 books and periodicals and offers a great variety of electronic resources, including e-books and journals, databases of peer-reviewed literature, patents, business data and other data collections.

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