RUDN University – the greenest university in Russia. UI GreenMetric – 2017 ranking published
The list of 619 universities from 76 countries including 29 Russian universities has been published for the 8th time.
The aim of this ranking is to provide the result of online survey regarding the current condition and policies related to Green Campus and Sustainability in the Universities all over the world.
Assessment is done according to 6 criteria: Setting and infrastructure (SI), Energy and climate change (EC), Waste (WS), Water (WR), Transportation (TR) and Education (ED).
Compared to last year RUDN has improved in 5 criteria out of 6: Energy and climate change (EC), Waste (WS), Water (WR), Transportation (TR) and Education (ED).
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.