In the first hundred of the international rating QS included one Russian University

In the first hundred of the international rating QS included one Russian University

Moscow state University entered the hundred best universities in the world by the research center QS Quacquarelli Symonds. All other Russian universities ranked in the third hundred, and on.

The research center QS Quacquarelli Symonds has published its latest edition of the international ranking of universities QS World University Rankings. It includes 24 Russian University, but only one of them, Moscow State University. Lomonosov, in the first hundred, finishing in 95th place. This is the first time since 2010, when Russian universities were able to gain a foothold in the hundred, noted in a press-service of the Ministry of education. Further from local universities are Saint-Petersburg and Novosibirsk state universities, 240 and 250 respectively.

The first four places in the top universities of the USA — mit, Stanford, Harvard and California Institute of technology.

On the ground from the fifth to the eighth settled the universities of the UK: Cambridge, Oxford, University College London and Imperial College London.

The QS is one of the most prominent world rankings of universities. On him, as well as on the Academic ranking of world universities (The Academic Ranking of World Universities) and the Ranking of the best universities in the world by Times Higher Education directed the program for development of Russian higher education “5-100”. Upon completion of the project in each of these lists must have at least five domestic universities.

The rankings, QS takes into account several parameters: academic reputation of University, reputation among employers, the ratio of teachers and students, the citation, the presence of foreign teachers and students.

Each item is evaluated on a 100-point scale.

Specialists QS reported that Russian universities have shown good results for two of the six indicators: the reputation of employers and the ratio of teachers to students, said the Ministry of education. In the end, MSU has risen to 13 lines, St. Petersburg state University on 18 and NSU 41. NSU is also the only University that managed to improve the performance of the citation. Only 14 universities have improved their scores compared to last year, said the Ministry of education. For the first time included in the top of the Moscow state technical University. N. E. Bauman, 291 taking place. “We see a certain point of growth and will continue to develop its forward movement in the global academic and scientific community”, — quotes the Minister of education and science Olga Vasilyev, the press service of the Ministry.

The criteria by which QS assesses the universities, the objective, says the Deputy Director of the Institute of information transmission problems of RAS Mikhail Gelfand.

It shows a medium level of the institution. A University that is in the top ten for sure all the articles will be better than the University in the third hundred.Michael Selfadjustment Director of the Institute of information transmission problems, RAS

But much better, in his opinion, the ratings of the individual faculties. Such lists allow you to better focus on the educational market, as employers and teachers and of entrants indicates Gelfand.

The QS is significant for the global scientific community, says the rector of the Moscow city pedagogical University Igor Remorenko. The list allows the employer in the scientific field to better focus on the international market graduates, he said. For the universities in the rating gives the advantage in the struggle for teachers from other countries. The results achieved by Russian universities this year, Remorenko evaluates positively. “This is a good result. It shows MSU in recent years has been actively working on publications in international journals and attracting teachers from abroad”, — said the rector.

In March 2017, Reuters called the hundred most innovative universities in Europe. It was not a single Russian University. The rating was compiled on the basis of the number of patents and research conducted at universities from 2010 to 2015.

At the end of may 2017, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that the export of Russian education should become a national task. By 2025, the number of foreign students in Russia is expected to grow from 220 thousand to 710 thousand