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Ten Russian Universities are in Top-500 RUR

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Ten Russian Universities are in Top-500 RUR

06.04.2017 International Round University Ranking (RUR) contains ten Russian Higher Educational Institutions, as per TASS. RUR is the first global university ranking in Russia.

According to experts, universities in our country have demonstrated a considerable growth going thirty positions up. The highest position is occupied by Lomonosov Moscow State University. The oldest Russian University took 145th place, which is twenty-seven positions higher compared to last year. MEPhI became number 231, which is forty lines higher than last year. Tomsk State University occupies 256th place. Apart from these institutions, the list of the best universities comprises Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Novosibirsk State University, St. Petersburg State University, Tomsk Polytechnic University, People’s Friendship University of Russia, National Research University of Information, Technologies, Mechanics and Optics and Nizhny Novgorod State University.

Overall, more than seven hundred universities from seventy-four countries took part in RUR. Our country was represented by almost seventy universities. A year earlier only twenty-three Russian universities participated in this ranking.

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