The Russian Educational Research Association and HSE University are pleased to invite those interested in higher education research to participate in the XIII International Russian Higher Education Conference (RHEC), which will take place in Moscow at the Higher School of Economics on October 26–28, 2022.

The topic of RHEC 2022 is ‘New Educational Outcomes for Well-Being and Success’.



Hybrid conference


Russian and English
Simultaneous interpreting


YouTube and Zoom

Topics of focus

  • Universal competencies as new educational outcomes
  • Evaluation of new educational outcomes in universities
  • The role of universities in achieving student success
  • Well-being and student success
  • Institutional factors, government education policies, and their contribution to student success
  • Big data in managing higher education
  • Professionals in academia and evaluating the effectiveness of research results
  • Employment and the successfulness of university graduates
  • The third mission of universities

We also welcome submissions on other topics connected to higher education research. This can be done through the ‘Open higher education research track’. To participate, simply select this option and indicate the topic of the report in the application. You can find more information about RHEC 2022 in the Call for Proposals.

About the RHEC 2021 ‘Universities in Search of Quality: External Assessments, Internal Goals, Research and Educational Outcomes’

participants registered

HSE University has hosted RHEC since 2010. Over the past 12 years, the conference has seen more than 5,000 participants from over 25 countries, including leading world-class scholars in higher education research. The working languages of the conference are Russian and English.

Application requirements

All applications in English or Russian under 500 words (excluding references) are admissible.

The file with the application should contain no indications of authorship (ie, it should be anonymous).

Applications for special sessions, roundtable talks, and panel discussions are also welcome.

Recommended structure of an application

1. Title and 4–5 keywords in Russian or English

2. Purpose of the research / research question

3. Theoretical framework

4. Methodology / research design

5. Results of the research and scientific significance

6. List of references

Special section in the journal Educational Studies Moscow

The top submissions from RHEC 2022 will be published in a special section of Educational Studies Moscow (per the outcome of peer review). If you intend to submit a paper both for the conference and for the journal, you do not need to abide by the conference application requirements (anonymity, length, recommended content, etc) provided that your submission follows the journal’s guidelines. You may not submit a text that has been published elsewhere, nor should it be in consideration for other print media. After September 1, the results of peer review for both presentation at the conference and publication in the journal will be sent separately in two letters.


If you would like to register to present a report, fill out the application. Notification of acceptance will be sent no later than September 1st, 2022.

Our Partners

Programme committee

Evgeniy Terentev

Director, Institute of Education

Oleg Leshukov

Head, Laboratory for University Development

Ksenia Vilkova

Junior Research Fellow, Centre of Sociology of Higher Education

Niyaz Gabdrakhmanov

Research Fellow, Laboratory for University Development

Aleksandra Mikhailova

Junior Research Fellow, Laboratory for Curriculum Design

Ekaterina Orel

Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Psychometrics and Measurement in Education

Victor Rudakov

Deputy Director, Center for Institutional Studies

Magdalena Alejandra Gaete Sepulveda

Senior Research Fellow, Laboratory for Reputation Management in Education

Organizing committee

Anna Polyanskaya

Manager, Laboratory for University Development

Anastasiia Makareva

Analyst, Centre of Sociology of Higher Education

Daniil Talov

Research Assistant, Centre for Psychometrics and Measurement in Education

Margarita Kiryushina

Junior Research Fellow, International Laboratory for Institutional Analysis of Economic Reforms

Alexandra Chentsova

Analyst, Laboratory for Curriculum Design


If you have any questions, please email

Ksenia Vilkova

Contact from the Programme Committee

Anna Polyanskaya

Contact from the Organising Committee

Recording of the 2021 conference