Year of foundation: 1992
Total students: 47 500
Faculty: 7 000
|Doctors of Science739
|Candidates of Science1 791
|International faculty members120
Main educational programmes for prospective international students: 327
|Training of highest qualification personnel55
Additional educational programmes for prospective international students: 10
|Pre-university training programmes 6
|Russian as a foreign language 4
The Higher School of Economics is a national research university located in Moscow with branches in St. Petersburg, Perm and Nizhny Novgorod. HSE offers a wide range of educational programmes from Bachelor's and Master's Programmes to MBA, DBA and vocational professional education.
The fundamental nature of the education provided at HSE and the opportunity to take part in academic projects and research alongside with distinguished academics from Russia and around the world enables HSE graduates to achieve professional success even from their first year of studies.
The Higher School of Economics was the first Russian state university to hire foreign lecturers. Today over 100 lecturers from 25 countries work at the university.
HSE students regularly complete internships at leading international companies. The school's Career Development Centre provides career advice and support, while every year the business incubator holds a competition for start-ups, one of the largest in Russia.