RUDN is the «greenest» university of Russia
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.
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.