“Economics and Business” and “Social Sciences” RUDN for the first time included in the Times Higher Education world ranking by subject
RUDN University was first included in the 2 world subject rankings of Times Higher Education (THE). In the field of “Business & Economics”, the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia is in group 301–400, and in the “Social Sciences” - in group 501–600. 13 indicators are evaluated in 5 areas: “Teaching”, “Research”, “Citations”, “International outlook”, “Industry outcome”.
In the direction of “Business and Economics”, RUDN University was included in the ranking due to a breakthrough in 4 indicators: “The share of foreign students” (1.6 times higher than the average in the world), “Ratio of the number of teaching staff and students” (1.7 higher than the average in the world), “Industry outcome” and “Citations”.
In the field of “Social Sciences”, RUDN University showed positive dynamics in the indicators “Industry outcome” and “Income per 1 researcher or teacher”, “Share of international students”. The latter is almost 3 times higher than the world average.
December 28, RUDN University Rector Oleg Yastrebov and QS World Merit Head of Partnerships Zoya Zaitseva signed an agreement on large-scale cooperation in achieving 17 sustainable development goals identified by the UN.
In a year, RUDN University rose from 43 to 31 place in the international QS University Rankings: Emerging Europe & Central Asia 2022. Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia showed the best results in international scientific relations, academic reputation and employer reputation categories.
RUDN has risen to the 28th position in the international ranking of environmentally friendly universities UI GreenMetric 2021 remaining the “greenest” university in Russia. This is the best result in the history of the university’s ranking participation since 2011. The list of the “greenest” universities was published on December 14. There are 956 universities from 80 countries, including 54 universities from Russia. The goal of the UI GreenMetric — assess universities according to campus development ecological sustainability and the energy-saving model of university management.