Saint Petersburg State Polytechnical University was founded in the year 1899. It is recognized in the world as a leader in fields like higher engineering and economic education. It welcomes over 30.000 students each year and almost 3.000 of them come from other countries.
The main areas of education are: information technologies, humanities, economics, physics and engineering.
The university has international cooperation with other educational institutions.
The HSE was established in 1992, as a new-type university project, led by reputable Russian economists and the State. In 1995, HSE was granted university status, and with the support of leading European universities, such as Erasmus University Rotterdam, the University Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne, and the London School of Economics and Political Science, it grew to become one of the most reputable universities in Russia. The HSE has gradually established itself as a leader in the areas of economics, management, sociology, business informatics, public policy and political science.... See full description.