National Research University Higher School of Economics

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world rank  210

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University Overview

Founded in 1992, National Research University Higher School of Economics is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Moscow (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Saint Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Perm. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 25 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. HSE also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name Национальный исследовательский университет "Высшая школа экономики"
Acronym HSE
Founded 1992
Motto Non scholae sed vitae discimus
Not for the school but for life we study
Colours Brilliant blue and silver gray

University Location

Address 20 Myasnitskaya Street
Moscow (population range: over 5,000,000)
101990 Moscow
T +7 (495) 623 5249
F +7 (495) 623 5249
Other locations Saint Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Perm

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 20 Myasnitskaya Street
Moscow 101990
+7 (495) 623 52 49

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Other
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to National Research University Higher School of Economics's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Federal Agency of Supervision in Education and Science


  • European University Association (EUA)
  • BRICS Universities League

Academic Structure

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