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Project 5-100 universities featured in THE World University Rankings

September 11, 2019

Times Higher Education has released its latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE). This year’s league table features over 1300 universities from 92 countries.

Russia is home to 39 universities represented in the rankings with five of them entering the table for the first time. Russia’s top three universities has remained the same for two years. Russia’s leader of the rankings Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) has moved up from 199th to 189th. It is followed by Moscow institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) listed in the band 201-250 and Moscow Higher School of Economics (HSE) in ranked the band 251-300. These universities have made a push towards higher rating ranges: MIPT has climbed up from the bracket 251-300 into the global 201-500 and HSE has made it from the bracket 301-350 into the 251-300. 

Top 500 of the rankings features MEPhI (401-500) and ITMO University (401-500), who has improved its performance, jumping up a band.

Saint Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) has also considerably improved its position over the last year, climbing up from the bracket 601-800 to 501-600 band. Project 5-100 is also represented in the top 600 of the rankings by Novosibirsk State University (NSU) and Tomsk State University (TSU). Kazan Federal University (KFU), NUST “MISiS” and Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) feature in the band 601-800.

This year’s newcomer is South Ural State University (SUSU).

Project 5-100 universities have increased their presence The Times Higher Education World University Rankings over the past five years: from only one university listed in 2014 to 19 in 2019.

The THE World University Rankings is one of the world’s most authoritative sources of information about higher education. The 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators are used to provide the most comprehensive and balanced comparisons across teaching (the learning environment); research (volume, income and reputation), international outlook (staff, students and research); citations (research influence); industry income (knowledge transfer).

See the full THE World University Rankings results: