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48 Russian universities included in QS university ranking

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48 Russian universities included in QS university ranking


09.06.2021

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Lomonosov Moscow State University is on the 78th position in the QS World University Rankings 2022, RIA Novosti reports. It became the best among Russian universities. The rating, which is compiled by specialists from the global research and consulting center QS Quacquarelli Symonds, unites more than 1,000 higher educational institutions. The oldest university in Russia has been holding its place in the 1st hundred of the list for 5 years.

48 Russian universities were included in the ranking this year. This is the largest number of educational institutions from Russia in the entire history of the study. 

St. Petersburg State University took 242nd place, Novosibirsk State University got 246th position. Tomsk State University became the 272nd, Bauman Moscow State  - 281st.

MIPT, HSE, RUDN, MEPhI and Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University took places from 5th to 10th among Russian universities.

RUDN University has gained 5 positions of the rating over five years.  Kazan University is also moving up for the 6th year in a row.

At the same time, there is a slowdown in the progress of Russian universities in the ranking over the past year. Six of the seven universities at the top of the list dropped their ranks. Nine Russian universities retained their positions last year. 16 more are included in the ranking for the 1st time.

At the same time, the dynamics of the reputation indicators achieved by Russian universities is improving.

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