On September 21, 2021, a delegation from an accredited Business School of Rennes (France) visited HSE campus in Saint Petersburg to sign a partnership agreement and discuss future plans for international academic mobility and exchange programmes. On September 24, Dr. Thomas Flichy de La Neuville, Head of the Master's Program in Geopolitics and Business, met with the first-year students of the Master's program in Business and Politics Modern Asia at the Higher School of Economics.
HSE University has placed in the top 250 universities worldwide in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings despite increased competition. A total of 786 universities were assessed for this year’s rankings—an increase over last year. The published list of 550 universities is also 10% larger than last year’s.
HSE University has been named a leading Russian university in the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings for the fourth year in a row. HSE ranked third among Russian universities and appeared in the 301–350 bracket worldwide.
The HSE St. Petersburg administration has issued an order ‘On the specifics of organizing the educational process with the participation of students and postgraduates of HSE University – St. Petersburg in the 2021–2022 academic year’. The order outlines measures to protect students from COVID-19 for the 2021/2022 academic year.