RUDN University rose 100 points to enter 501-550 group in QS World University Rankings 2018!
8 June, 2017, QS Quacquarelli Symonds published the 14th issue of the QS World University Rankings.
RUDN became the only Russian university that has risen 100 points to enter 501-550 group after being in 601-650.
Three indicators have improved most of all – “Reputation among employers” (here the indicators have grown more than twice and RUDN is leading among Russian universities), “Student-to-staff ratio” and “Academic reputation”. Traditionally RUDN is #1 among Russian universities in the share of international students.
Compared to last year the share of international academics has grown significantly. Scientometric indicators have also improved – RUDN academics publish more articles in top-rated Scopus journals and the articles are more often cited.
All in all, QS WUR 2018 ranked 24 Russian universities, RUDN being # 14, which is 3 lines higher than last year.
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.