Information Systems


HSE University is the first university in Russia which started business informatics educational programs.


2002 – Faculty of business informatics founded

2004 – First bachelors and masters programs

2008 – First double-diploma agreement with University of Munster, Germany

2011 – Best educational program (National Ranking)

2014 – 4 double-diploma agreements in the area of business informatics, first in Russia MSc programme in Big Data instructed in English launched.


2015 – School of business informatics was created on the basis of the Faculty

Bachelor Programs

The program aims to prepare information systems specialists with wide range of skills in IT, economics and management. The graduates are demanded in the IT sphere on such positions as system architects, business analysts, IT managers and consultants. On the program we provide a great amount of student mobility opportunities:  from internships in leading Russian and foreign IT companies to exchange programs with European universities.

Master Programs

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.

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.


Business Informatics


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