QS BRISC ranking has been published since 2014, and evaluates universities according to 8 metrics:
- Academic Reputation
- Employer Reputation
- Faculty/Student Ratio
- Citations per faculty
- Faculty with a degree Ratio
- Citations per Publication
- International Faculty Ratio
- International Student Ratio
RUDN has shown better results in a number of the mentioned metrics and in International student ratio metric is Number 2 among BRICS countries and Number 1 in Russia.
See the ranking here: https://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/brics-rankings/2018
Andrey Kostin, Russian oncologist, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, became the first Vice-Rector, Vice-Rector for Research at RUDN University.
RUDN has retained its position in the top 150 leading universities in the world in the international ranking — Times Higher Education: Golden Age University Rankings 2020. This is a list of the best universities in the world that were founded between 1945 and 1967.