Results of the UI GreenMetric university ranking published. RUDN is number 115 among 516 universities from 74 countries and number 1 among 23 Russian universities in the ranking.
RUDN is the «greenest» university of Russia.
RUDN got to 115th position from 256th it occupied last year – the best result since 2011 when RUDN first participated in the ranking and best result among 23 Russian HEIs this year. Peoples’ friendship university of Russia go 5,593 points out of 10,000 possible.
The aim of UI GreenMetric – ranking universities according to sustainable ecological development and power saving at university. The list of the “greenest” universities was published for the seventh time reflecting 6 groups of indicators: infrastructure, power effectiveness and environmental changes, waste processing, water preservation, transport policy and education. GreenMetric competition is growing fast – in the previous year the number of participants has grown from 407 to 516, the number of countries increasing from 65 in 2015 to 74.
RUDN is number 26 among all world universities in infrastructure ecological development. This indicator relates in particular to the area of open space, campus area, green zones and budget allocated for university ecological sustainability etc.
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.