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National Research University - Higher School of Economics (HSE)
The National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) is one of the leading and largest universities in Russia. The university specializes in economics, social sciences, mathematics, and computer science. It was established in 1992 on the initiative of renowned Russian economists Evgeny Yasin and Yaroslav Kuzminov and leading reformists from the Russian Government Yegor Gaidar and Alexander Shokhin with the purpose to promote economic and social reforms in Russia through education of a new generation of researchers and practitioners, production and dissemination of modern economic knowledge among Russian business and government, as well as giving rise to new ideas for economic and social reforms and formation of new corporate strategies. The HSE is a new-type university project, conceived by professional community with support of the Russian state and business.
In 1995 the HSE was awarded university status. In cooperation with leading European universities, such as Erasmus University Rotterdam, the University Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne, and the London School of Economics and Political Science, it established itself as a leading university in Russia in the field of economics, social and political sciences. The HSE is ranked among the top-three most popular and prestigious universities in Russia (MSU - MGIMO - HSE).
is the 860 year-old capital of the Russian Federation
. A truly iconic, global city, Moscow has played a central role in the development of the Russian state and indeed the world. For many, the sight of the Kremlin complex in the center of the city is still loaded with symbolism and history. Moscow was the capital of the former Soviet Union
and signs of its previous life are very visible even now. The city is a major political, economic, cultural and scientific center in Russia and in Eastern Europe.