Academic excellence projects, similar to Russia’s Project 5-100, are common in many countries, but BRICS countries typically have the largest number of universities participating in such projects. That is perhaps why the ranking of the top universities in the five BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – prepared by the QS ranking agency is of particular interest. For two years in a row, 10 Russian universities have been steadily entering the top 50 of this ranking. This time, HSE has taken 37th place, improving its result on last year.
In September 2018 the 2nd year students of the international master program in Applied and Interdisciplinary History “Usable Pasts” met with students of the University of Jyväskylä (Finland) within an intensive course financed by the Finnish-Russian Student and Teacher Exchange Programme (FIRST).
For the first time ever, Forbes (Russia) has published its own ranking of the best universities in Russia. One of the main objectives of the ranking was to determine which universities produce talented young entrepreneurs, including those capable of making it onto Forbes’ main ranking in the future or becoming part of Russia’s political elite. HSE placed 10th in the ranking.
Second year student in the programme 'Applied and Interdisciplinary History: Usable Pasts', Augusto Castanho da Maia Petter, has been admitted to the European University Institute Doctoral Programme in the Department of History and Civilization (Florence).
The Higher School of Economics has climbed to 32nd place in Times Higher Education Emerging Economies Rankings, improving its previous position by 16 places.
On March 25-29, Singapore hosted the annual forum of the Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE), which has become one of the world's leading platforms for dialogue, exchange of experience and discussion of key trends in higher education.
The Higher School of Economics has been ranked 162nd in a new ranking of the world’s most international universities compiled by Times Higher Education.
Director of HSE University Saint Petersburg, Sergey Kadochnikov, spoke to us about the value of study abroad experiences and how students can benefit from participating in international exchange programmes.