When compiling the list, THE general indicators were taken into account: learning environment, research, citations, international outlook and industry income.
Editor-in-chief of THE World University Rankings Phil Batty noted that Russia is a leader in terms of the quality of education, research and knowledge transfer.
THE University Ranking of Eurasia Nations is published for the first time. The universities of 16 countries are ranked in the list, including Russia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Turkey and others. In all, 74 universities were included in the ranking. 27 Russian universities are among the best.
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.