Higher School of Economics

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The Higher School of Economics is a leading research-based institution and one of the largest universities in Russia. It operates 100-plus research institutes as well as more than 20 international laboratories. The university’s primary research fields include microeconomics, education, social welfare, healthcare, and technological development. HSE also has a publishing house that has become one of Russia’s largest university publishers.

HSE was awarded university status in 1995 and through cooperative agreements with the university Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne, Erasmus university in Rotterdam, and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE),