The scope of academic programmes of HSE St. Petersburg in 2018-2019 includes brand new Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees open for international students, who are welcome to apply from mid-November 2017. Since November 15, 2017 HSE St. Petersburg's programmes have already received 32 Bachelor's and 19 Master's applications. Furthermore, by December, in terms of geography, applications have come from Central America (El Salvador) to Africa (Egypt) and Southeast Asia (Vietnam), in addition to Kazakhstan, Armenia, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
The Higher School of Economics, well-known in Russia and worldwide as the university that steadily improves its positions on international rankings, is now being accredited by authoritative international institutions, such the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business – AACSB.
On October 14 the Data Mining in R Workshop was held at St.Petersburg School of Economics and Management. Professor of the Cracow University of Economics Paweł Lula (Department of Computational Systems) introduced participants to the data analysis with the R Project for Statistical Computing software.
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.