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HSE (Higher School of Economics)

HSE (Higher School of Economics)

Consistently ranked as one of Russia’s top universities, National Research University - Higher School of Economics is a leader in Russian education and one of the preeminent economics and social sciences universities in eastern Europe and Eurasia.  Having rapidly grown into a well-renowned research university over the past two decades, HSE sets itself apart with its international presence and cooperation.

Our faculty, researchers, and students represent over 50 countries, and are dedicated to maintaining the highest academic standards.  Our newly-adopted structural reforms support HSE’s drive to internationalize and the groundbreaking research of our faculty, researchers, and students.

Founded in 1992, HSE is now a dynamic university with four campuses in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, and Perm. The university is a leader in combining Russian education traditions with the best international teaching and research practices. HSE offers outstanding educational programmes from secondary school to doctoral studies, with top departments and research centres in a number of international fields.

Currently, nearly 19,000 undergraduate and 6,000 graduate students study at HSE. Of this number, 1650 are full-time international students.

 

hse.ru/en

 

The educational programmes, which HSE offers to the partner NU universities

in the framework of the thematic priorities of BRICS NU

Coordinator of the IT-group from HSE:

Prof. Dr. Svetlana Maltseva
Head of School of business informatics

https://www.hse.ru/en/org/persons/67823
smaltseva@hse.ru

 

MSc in Big Data Systems (instructed in English)

Academic supervisor: Prof. Dr. Svetlana Maltseva, smaltseva@hse.ru

https://www.hse.ru/en/ma/bigdata/

The programme is focused on the value aspect of Big Data for large enterprises and the implementation of Big Data technology in the enterprise. It provides students with a knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles and technological component of Big Data,  preparing them for a career within companies or in scientific research.

Duration: 24 months, full-time, starts in September
Intake: 20 (free of charge), others on non-budget (with tuition fee)
Fees: about 300,000 roubles per year (4,000€ ) for non-budget students
Opportunities to get cutting-edge knowledge and attend lectures of world-known specialists in Big Data
Internships in top international IT and consultancy companies
Research activities with IBM, EMC2, Teradata, Oracle, Tableau, SAP, etc.
Double diploma agreements:
University of Munster, University of Passau, University of Applied Sciences “Technikum Wien”
Programme includes approx.    16 courses, 1 term paper, internship
120 ECTS

 

MSc in Business informatics (instructed in Russian, has courses for students/staff mobility)

Academic supervisor: Prof. Dr. Evgeny Isaev, eisaev@hse.ru

https://www.hse.ru/en/ma/bi/

The main objective of this programme is to train managers who are able to solve business problems using information technology. Alumni of the programme work in areas related to decision-making for business performance management, organization of corporate systems, architecture of business processes, reorganization and business optimization. The programme has three separate educational tracks: informational business analytics, information systems management and business process modelling and optimization. 

Duration: 24 months, full-time, starts in September
Intake:
75 (free of charge), others on non-budget (with tuition fee)
Opportunities to get professional diploma from the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), certification in project management PME
Internships in top IT and consulting companies
Research activities within European research centre for information systems, SAP University Alliance etc.
Double diploma agreements:
University of Munster, University of Passau
Programme includes approx.    16 courses, 1 term paper, internship
120 ECTS

 

MSc in Information security management (instructed in Russian, has courses for students/staff mobility)

Academic supervisor: Prof. Dr. Alexander Baranov, abaranov@hse.ru

https://www.hse.ru/en/ma/security/

The programme is designed both for graduates of technical institutions who have received training in the area of information technologies and for individuals who have received an undergraduate education or training in the humanities. Graduates of the programme receive high-quality training and acquire knowledge and practical skills necessary for analytical decision-making in the area of information security management. Training is provided in the following areas: analytical, management/organizational, project design, research, consulting and innovative entrepreneurship.

Duration: 24 months, full-time, starts in September
Intake:
20 (free of charge), others on non-budget (with tuition fee)
Opportunities to participate in joint information security-oriented schools (with Huawei, CISCO, etc.), participate at the International conference on information security management.
Internships in top IT-security companies
Research activities with Kaspersky, CISCO, Microsoft, Oracle, Huawei etc.
Double diploma agreements:
University of Passau
Programme includes approx.    16 courses, 1 term paper, internship
120 ECTS

 

MSc in System and Software Engineering

https://www.hse.ru/en/ma/se/

Academic supervisor: Dmitry Alexandrov (dvalexandrov@hse.ru)

Language of instruction: English (6+ IELTS / TOEFL required)

Study duration: 2 years

This programme prepares specialists in the field of software industrial production, information and communication technologies, and systems for various purposes. There are two tracks:

  • Software Development Management
  • Mobile Applications Design and Development

Core disciplines

  • SE: Introduction / SE Methodology
  • Formal Methods in SE
  • Risk Management in SE
  • DBMS
  • Data Analysis
  • Enterprise Software Development
  • Business Process Management
  • Mobile Applications Development: Basics (Architecture, Tech design patterns)
  • Business of Mobile Apps Development (Making and Marketing)
  • Mobile UI
  • Mobile Applications Analytics - Behavior Mining
  • .NET Mobile Applications Development
  • Android Applications Development
  • Mobile Games Development: Dev + Design + Specifics of Business

Entrance examinations

  • Portfolio competition

 

MSc in Data Science

https://www.hse.ru/en/ma/datasci/

Academic supervisor: Sergei O. Kuznetsov (skuznetsov@hse.ru)

Languages of instruction: Russian, English

Study duration: 2 years

This programme trains specialists in computational models, mathematical modeling and forecasting, advanced programming techniques for data analysis, and data storage and retrieval. There are three tracks:

  • Intelligent Systems and Structural Analysis
  • Internet Data Analysis
  • Technologies of Complex System Modeling 

Core disciplines

  • Modern Methods of Decision Making and Data Analysis
  • Medical Informatics
  • Methods of Machine Learning and Data Mining
  • Deep Learning
  • Network Science
  • Computational Linguistics and Text Analysis
  • Methods and Systems for Big Data Processing
  • Mathematical Foundations of Modern Telecommunications
  • Stochastic Dynamics of Complex Multicomponent Systems

Entrance examinations

  • Mathematics
  • English Language

 

MSc in Mathematical Methods of Optimization and Stochastics

https://www.hse.ru/en/ma/mmos/

Academic supervisor: Vladimir Spokoiny (vspokoiny@hse.ru)

Languages of instruction: Russian, English

Study duration: 2 years

This programme trains specialists in modern applied mathematics and mathematical modeling with in-depth study of mathematical statistics, stochastic analysis, and discrete mathematics. Special attention is given to optimization methods with an emphasis on methods of convex optimization.

Core disciplines

  • Modern Methods of Data Analysis: Stochastic Analysis
  • Modern Methods of Decision Making: Optimization Methods
  • Statistics of Random Processes
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Modern Effective Methods of Nonlinear Optimization
  • Robust Methods in Statistics

Entrance examinations

  • Mathematics
  • English Language

 


MSc in Data Analysis in Biology and Medicine

https://www.hse.ru/en/ma/adbm/

Academic supervisor: Mikhail S. Gelfand (mikhail.gelfand@gmail.com)

Languages of instruction: Russian, English

Study duration: 2 years

This programme trains specialists in computational biology, preparing them for careers in developing and implementing computational methods for solving problems in various fields of biology and medicine. Program graduates possess the interdisciplinary education necessary for analyzing biomedical data.

Core disciplines

  • Modern Methods of Data Analysis
  • Modern Methods of Decision Making: Algorithms
  • Molecular Evolution
  • Applied Statistics
  • Programming in R
  • Data Analysis in Biology and Medicine
  • Introduction to Molecular Biology

Entrance examinations

  • Mathematics
  • English Language

 

Doctoral Programmes

https://aspirantura.hse.ru/en/cs/

Academic director: Sergei Obiedkov (sobiedkov@hse.ru)

Languages of instruction: Russian, English

Study duration: 3–4 years

The Doctoral School for Computer Science offers doctoral study programmes in a number of key areas of computer science:

  • Systems Analysis, Control Theory, and Information Processing
  • Mathematical Theory and Software for Computing Machinery, Systems, and Networks
  • Theoretical Foundations of Computer Science
  • Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Methods, and Software Systems

By bringing together doctoral students from several different scientific and academic divisions at HSE Moscow and HSE Nizhny Novgorod, the School ensures that there is a dedicated space at the university for conducting computer science research.

 

Master Program “Strategic Management in Energy” (Practices of Leadership)

  • This is a unique network program, realized through cooperation of three leading Russian universities.
  • The program is aimed at employees of energy companies with managerial experience and a need to expand their professional horizons.
  • Energy is considered a big system including various sectors of the fossil fuel extraction and power generation, energy consumers, and environment
  • High level scholars in the field of management, consultants, representatives of government regulatory agencies, top managers of energy companies teach in the Program;
  • It is a modular program. This delivery mode allows prospective students to join the Program "on the job", attending active modules every six months with distance learning between them.
  • The first module will be held in Moscow, HSE, in October 2016, the second in Moscow in February 2017, a third module - Yekaterinburg (UrFU) in October 2017, the fourth - in St. Petersburg (SPbPU) in February 2018. Final module of the state certification will be in Moscow in October 2018.
  • The program is supported by Ministry of Energy of Russian Federation

URL: www.energyleadership.ru (in Russian)