Shanghai Ranking Names HSE Top Russian University in 11 Subjects
HSE University is this year’s leading Russian university in 11 subjects in the Shanghai Ranking. In seven of these, the university is the only Russian higher education institution to appear. This year, the university was ranked among the top universities for Communications for the first time and returned to the ranking for Sociology.
HSE University retained high positions in Mathematics (placing in the 51–75 group) in the global ranking, and held on to its leading position among Russian universities. It also maintained its positions in Biological Sciences (301–400) and Public Administration (151–200).
The university improved its positions in Political Sciences (76–100) and Economics (151–200). It also demonstrated significant improvement in its standings in both Education and Management, entering the 301–400 group in both subjects. HSE University also improved its position in the Business Administration category, moving up to the 151–200 group.
This year, the university appeared in the Communication subject ranking for the first time (201–300), and also returned to the Sociology ranking (151–200). HSE is the only Russian university to appear in either subject ranking.
The Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects is compiled by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy. It covers 55 subjects in five categories: Natural Sciences, Engineering, Life Sciences, Medical Sciences, and Social Sciences. In 2023, 5,000 universities from 104 countries took part in the ranking, out of which more than 1,900 were included in the lists of the top universities in the world. This year, twenty Russian universities appeared in the Ranking of Academic Subjects.