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BRICS Network University

The BRICS Network University (BRICS NU) is a network of the BRICS member countries' higher education institutions engaged in cooperation and joining the BRICS NU (hereinafter BRICS NU participants).  
BRICS NU is an educational project aimed at developing, preferentially, bilateral/multilateral short-term joint training, master's and PhD programmes along with joint research projects in various knowledge fields according to common standarts and quality criteria, given recognition of the learning outcomes by BRICS NU participants as per national criteria.

The main activities of the BRICS NU are:

  • Offering in conformity with own laws Masters and PhD. programmes; short-term training and modular courses;
  • Development and implementation of joint research projects, innovative activity within the frames of educational programmes;
  • Organization of the academic mobility if students, the university faculty and staff of the BRICS NU participants.


HSE chairs the International Target Group (ITG) on Economics.


II BRICS Network University Summer/Winter School "BRICS and Sustainable Development”

The Summer/Winter School will be held online via Zoom from June 28 to July 5, 2021. 

BRICS Winter School 2019
Illustration for news: Results of the Summer/Winter School "BRICS and Sustainable Development"

Results of the Summer/Winter School "BRICS and Sustainable Development"

The Second Summer/Winter School of the BRICS Network University "BRICS and Sustainable Development", organized by the Center of International Cooperation of World Economy and International Affairs, ended on July 5.

Illustration for news: The Opening Ceremony for the BRICS Network University Summer School “BRICS and Sustainable Development”

The Opening Ceremony for the BRICS Network University Summer School “BRICS and Sustainable Development”

has been hosted by HSE on June 28th, 2021.

BRICS Network University at the XXII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development

Roundtable “BRICS Countries’ Approaches to International Cooperation Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic” was held on April 30th.

Illustration for news: Roundtable “BRICS Countries’ Approaches to International Cooperation Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Roundtable “BRICS Countries’ Approaches to International Cooperation Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Roundtable I-29-4 will be held on April 29, 15:30 (Moscow time, GTM+3) within the XXII April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development.

V International forum «Russia and Iberoamerica in the Globalizing World: History and Modernity»

will be held in St. Petersburg State University on October 4-6, 2021. The Forum is the most representative event in Russia dedicated to the socio-political, economic processes of Latin America, its history and culture. Well-known politicians, scientists and journalists from Ibero-American and other countries will participate in the event.

Invitation to the XV International Conference “Russian Regions in the Focus of Changes”

Colleagues from ITG on Economics of the BRICS NU (Ural Federal University, Yekaterinburg, Russia) will hold an International Conference on November 10-14, 2020.

Alina Shcherbakova took part in the recording of a video about the BRICS Network University

HSE International Admission Office recordered a video about the BRICS NU with Alina Shcherbakova, Head of the ITG in Economics BRICS NU, associate professor of the School of World Economy, Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, World Economy Programme Academic Supervisor.

ITG in Economics BRICS NU Meeting

The meeting was held in an online format on the Zoom platform.

Illustration for news: From Moscow to Brazil, South Africa, and China: Panelists Discuss Challenges and Potential for BRICS Countries in the Global Economy

From Moscow to Brazil, South Africa, and China: Panelists Discuss Challenges and Potential for BRICS Countries in the Global Economy

On May 14, as part of the ‘World Economy’ session of the XXI April Conference 2020 an online panel attended by representatives of BRICS Network University took place. The session was devoted to the topic ‘BRICS Countries in the Global Economy’.

The members of BRICS NU ITG on Economics organized a session "BRICS in the World Economy" in XXI April Conference (HSE).

Meeting was held in an online format on the Zoom platform.