Moscow State University(MSU) took first place in the QS Emerging Europe and Central Asia University Rankings 2022, a total of 134 universities from Russia were included in the rating, the press service of Moscow State University reported.
“Lomonosov Moscow State University took first place in the annual list of the best universities in developing countries in Europe and Central Asia published on December 15 by the global analytical agency in the field of higher education QS Quacquarelli Symonds. It includes 450 best universities in the region, including 134 universities from Russia, “- said in the message.
The top 10 best universities in the region also included St. Petersburg State University (3rd place), Novosibirsk State University (8th place), Tomsk State University (9th place), National Research University “Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology” (10th place).
The number of Russian universities is almost 30% of the total number of participants in the ranking. 16 Russian universities entered the regional ranking of the best universities for the first time, 14 Russian universities improved their positions in comparison with the positions of last year’s ranking, while 27 universities of the country retained their positions.
Since 2014, Moscow State University has consistently received the highest number of points from experts in the integrative indicator, the most important factors for calculating which are academic reputation and reputation among employers, the university noted. It also takes into account the ratio of the number of teachers and students, the number of scientific publications per teacher and staff member, the number of citations per publication, the proportion of foreign teachers and staff, the proportion of foreign students, the proportion of teachers and staff with a scientific degree, the depth of international scientific collaborations and online presence. environment.
According to Viktor Sadovnichy, Rector of Moscow State University, the results obtained make it possible to confidently classify Moscow University not only among the leaders of the university community in Eastern Europe and Central Asia but also among the global leaders.
“We see how Moscow University, despite the pandemic, retains its leading positions in education and science. This is the fundamental nature of education, powerful scientific schools, efforts to develop the university as an assemblage point for the best models for the formation of competencies. complex “MSU-Sarov”, faculties and interdisciplinary scientific and educational schools have successfully worked, the competition for admission has grown. This makes it possible to work effectively on current educational and research projects, to step up efforts to implement the university development program, “Sadovnichy said.
The regional ranking of universities QS Emerging Europe and Central Asia University Rankings is annually compiled by the global research consulting center QS Quacquarelli Symonds.
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