In June 2018, HSE University celebrated the improvement in several international and national ratings. The improvements resulted from continuing implementation of HSE Development Program that aimed to establish HSE as a leading world-class scientific and educational, analytical and consulting centre.
On March 29th, an HSE Faculty of Law team was the first in Russian history to win the The Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vis Moot). It beat the University of Cambridge in the finals, and was the best among 362 university teams from around the globe. The Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot is a model international commercial arbitration court. The competition was held in English at the University of Vienna.
Why do newer cities promise higher wages in Russia. The paper by professor Alexander Skorobogatov gives the clue in the Journal of Urban Economics
Higher School of Economic – Saint Petersburg took the 6th position in quality of budget-funded admission in the country in 2017 according to the data gathered in the 8th annual monitoring regarding quality students enrolled into Russian higher educational institutions based on the results of Unified State Exam (USE) and Olympiads in 2017 – informs International Information Agency ‘Rossiya Segodnya’.
In July 2017, the HSE Center for Historical Research has joined the European Information and Research Network on Parliament History. The Center for Historical Research is the only research organization from Russia among the network members.
On July 21, 2017 HSE represented by HSE St. Petersburg School of Economics & Management joined the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), one of the major professional associations of business schools and became part of its extensive global network.