RUDN University in the Times Higher Education Impact Ranking 2021
RUDN University in the 201-300 group is represented in all 17 categories and is included in the top 100 in Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (51) and Decent Work and Economic Growth (76).
This year, THE Impact Rankings 2021 ranked almost twice as many universities — more than 1,100 from 98 countries, 86 of them from Russia.
“Last year, RUDN University was in four categories for the sustainable development goals ‘Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions’, ‘Decent Work and Economic Growth’, ‘Good Health and Wellbeing’, ‘Partnership for the Goals’. This year we are represented in all 17 categories. In two categories we are in the top 100: ‘Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions’ ‘Decent Work and Economic Growth’. In particular, this became possible thanks to the research of RUDN University scientists and the university’s contribution to the achievement of the UN sustainable development goals”, said Oleg Yastrebov, Rector of RUDN University.
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.