Russian universities feature in the 2019 ShanghaiRanking Academic Ranking of World Universities

ShanghaiRanking Consultancy has released its latest Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). In total, more than 1800 universities are actually ranked and the best 1000 are published.

This year’s league table includes 11 Russian universities.

HSE stands 39th in the latest QS Top 50 Under 50

HSE stands 39th in the latest QS Top 50 Under 50, the sole Russian university to feature in the league table. It has come a long way since making its debut on the list in 2015, when it became this country’s first academic institution to have achieved a ranking. Originally rated in the top 90, it progressed to the top 60 in 2016, top 50 in 2017 and top 40 in 2018.

Universities-organizers of the Olympiad among THE Best ‘Golden Age’ universities 2019

The Times Higher Education (THE) list the world’s best universities that were established between 1945 and 1967.

Russian universities improve into Top 100 of ARWU Global Ranking of Academic Subjects

On June 26, ShanghaiRanking Consultancy released its latest Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by subject, known as the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects. This year's league table includes 15 Russian universities.

Russian universities improve their standing in the QS rankings

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a UK-based global higher education company, has released its latest QS World University Rankings.

Online Registration for the HSE International Youth Olympiad-2020 Now Open

HSE University will hold its regular, seventh Olympiad for the 2019/2020 academic year from October 24 to October 31, 2019.

TSU has opened a VR laboratory

TSU has opened the first Russian laboratory to develop IT solutions that will use virtual and augmented reality for teaching, conducting research, and creating new breakthrough technologies that increase production efficiency, at the Institute of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science.

Russian Research in Scopus and WoS: Refusing to Sacrifice Quality for Quantity

How highly is Russian science rated by the international academic community, and is there evidence that government support has been an important driver behind an increase in Russian universities’ publication output? A brief study of the Scopus and Web of Science (WoS) abstract and citation databases provides an answer.

Universities-organizers of the Olympiad among the most international universities in the world

The Times Higher Education (THE) announced the most international universities in the world. The rankings table includes 177 universities from 30 countries all over the world.

The lists of winners and prize-winners of the Olympiad have been published

The lists of winners and prize-winners of the Olympiad have been published on the pages of subject areas:

International students get tuition fee waiver at MIPT

The Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology has offered a range of tuition fee waivers to attract talented prospective students from abroad and reward them for high academic results.

Partnering with Apple will help students create mobile apps

TSU Higher IT School (HITs) has joined Apple’s iOS Developer University Program. This program is designed for universities that have iOS development courses in their curriculum. It provides access to resources for developers and help in using devices for testing applications developed. Students studying the development of mobile applications for iOS will be able to go through all the stages of their creation in practice, from the inception of an idea to publication in a store.

Forest Biosecurity Center to be launched at UTMN

On March 21, a Forest Biosecurity Center will be opened at the University of Tyumen. This forestry project is going to become the first output of cooperation between UTMN and the Northern Arizona University (NAU), Flagstaff, USA.

MIPT will offer 5 new master’s degree programs taught in English

The Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology has held a contest to select the best proposals of English-taught graduate programs to be implemented under Project 5-100. A brief overview of the five winning programs follows below.

Universities-organizers of the Olympiad Improve their standing in the QS rankings

On February 27, QS Quacquarelli Symonds, a global analytical agency, published the results of the QS World University Rankings and QS World University Rankings by Faculty.

TSU project took two bronzes in The Best of Digital Design

Selkups. Save as ... is a multimedia project of the TSU Higher School of Journalism that received two bronze awards at the international competition The Best of Digital Design, which is held by the Society for News Design, SND. The project is dedicated to one of the smallest nations of the world - the Selkups.

UTMN goes green

For two years, UTMN volunteers have been realizing an environmental project “5R” (Refuse, Reduсe, Reuse, Recycle, Recover), initiated by Hussein Sadykhov, a student of the UTMN Institute of Chemistry. Currently, Ekaterina Mogilnaya, a student of the UTMN Institute of Biology and alumnus of the Russia Youth Environmental Program, manages the project that aims to form and develop environmental thinking of UTMN students and staff.

Separate collection of waste plastic and paper is now available at the UTMN Institute of Biology, Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities, Institute of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, Institute of Earth Sciences, and Institute of Finance and Economics.

The lists of participants of the final round have been published

The lists of participants of the final round have been published on the pages of subject areas:
- biology
business and management

UTMN linguist develops a course for international students

UTMN professor Ekaterina Lobanova has developed a course for international students interested in studying the Russian language – “Theater in Russian”. Students of the American University of Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan) became the first ones to take the course.

20,000 participants have registered for the Open Doors Olympiad

More than 20,000 participants from 158 countries have registered for the Open Doors Olympiad.

17,000 participants have registered for the Open Doors Olympiad

More than 17,000 participants from 151 countries have registered for the Open Doors Olympiad. The leading subject areas are business and management, and computer science. More than 3,000 participants have chosen each of them. More than 2000 students have registered for political science.

Russia has expanded its presence in the Emerging Economies University Rankings of Times Higher Education (THE)

THE has announced the results of the Emerging Economies University Rankings spanning 43 countries across four continents. THE notes that Russia is the fourth most represented nation in the rankings, with 35 universities ranked - up from 27 previous year.

Prospective students from Vietnam can receive education at UTMN and RUDN

On December 10–16, in Hanoi, within the framework of cooperation between the University of Tyumen, the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia and the Russian Center of Science and Culture, was organized a series of events under the project “Mechanisms for promoting Russian language and literature contests in multicultural educational spaces”. The project was financed by the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation as part of the state program "Development of Education".

RUDN confirms the status of the “greenest” university in Russia

GreenMetric published the results of the world ranking of environmental sustainability of universities. RUDN took the 41st place among the universities of the world and reaffirmed the position of the “greenest” university in Russia.

Talented FEFU students to receive grants and new academic programs

Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) launches grants and new academic programs for talented and motivated students in 2019. The best participants in the Academic Excellence and Honors Education (AEHE) program will be able to go on the internship or additional training.

ETU "LETI" broadens the range of Winter and Summer Schools

Saint-Petersburg Electrotechnical University ETU "LETI" (ETU "LETI") in addition to Summer Schools, which are in demand by international students from around the world, opens Winter Schools in English and Russian, while increasing the number of programs at seasonal schools in general.

UTMN’s new laboratory studies urban culture in Russia and abroad

Since this year, the Cultural Trends Lab has begun its work at the UTMN Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities. It is headed by Lev Manovich, one of the world's leading digital culture theorists, media theorist, founder of the Cultural Analytics Lab, Professor at the City University of New York.

MIPT team is № 1 at All-Russian Physicists’ Tournament

From Nov. 30-Dec. 5, Lomonosov Northern (Arctic) Federal University hosted the All-Russian Physicists’ Tournament. The event was supported by the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, the governor of the Arkhangelsk region, and Russian software company ABBYY.

5,000 participants have registered for the Open Doors Olympiad

More than 5,000 participants from 121 countries have registered for the Open Doors Olympiad. Business and Management, and Computer Science are the most popular subject areas. More than 1,000 participants have chosen them. More than 500 students have registered for Political Science and Economics.

UTMN Bachelor’s program in public administration gets the European accreditation

UTMN (Tyumen State University) has become the second higher education institution in Russia, which got the European accreditation of the Bachelor’s degree program in public administration "State and Municipal Management". In 2017, the Higher School of Economics was the first university in Russia to get this accreditation.

The European accreditation means that Tyumen University trains future state and municipal employees and heads of government enterprises in compliance with the European higher education guidelines. The bachelor's degree program "State and Municipal Administration" is accredited until September 30, 2021. 

FEFU and leading Korean universities plan to launch new programs and student exchanges

Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) President, Nikita Anisimov, visited Seoul National University and Hanyang University (Republic of Korea) on December 3-4. The main agenda was the expansion of cooperation in the field of education and science.

Students of UrFU became the winners of the CTF Cup of Russia

The II CTF Russian Cup is one of the country’s largest information security tournaments. Competitions were held on November 30 – December 1 in the Skolkovo Innovation Center. 21 teams-winners of regional competitions and CTF development teams took part in the finals.

Students from Mongolia will be able to learn Russian quicker

Since December 2018, the Ural Federal University has opened a new opportunity for pupils and students of Mongolia to study the Russian language remotely. This was announced during a video conference between UrFU and the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in Ulaanbaatar. To get full information on the educational program, students from several Mongolian universities participated in the video conference.

Cooperation agreement between Sechenov University & Swiss-Russian Forum foundation: joint projects in medical science and education

Within the II Moscow International Investment Forum (November 29, 2018) Sechenov University has signed bilateral agreement with the Swiss-Russian forum Foundation. The agreement proposes cooperation in medical science and education between Sechenov University and the Swiss universities & university hospitals.

Indian Extravaganza 2018: the Festival of Indian Culture in IKBFU

On November 23, students from India studying at the Institute of Medicine of the Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University gave a concert “Indian extravaganza 2018”. The concert was a good opportunity to learn more about the culture and traditions of India. Today 80 students from India study General Medicine, and 50 out of 80 have enrolled in the course this year. The majority of students came from Maharashtra, and this is their first experience of staying abroad.

International Accreditation Committee from China Visits Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University

On November 22, 2018, the International Accreditation Committee finished its work in the Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University. Members of the Committee represent different Chinese and Russian universities. They assessed the quality of several master’s programmes in two clusters - Philology and Physics.

Universities - organizers of the Open Doors Olympiad have increased their presence in Times Higher Education’s computer science and engineering and technology subject rankings

Times Higher Education (THE) has released the THE World University Rankings by subjects: Computer Science and Engineering Technology.

Tomsk State University will prepare special offers for teaching students from Indonesia

A delegation from Indonesia headed by the Deputy Governor of North Sumatra, one of the largest provinces of this country, has visited TSU. The guests got acquainted with the developments of the University in biotechnology, information technology, and the production of products from materials with shape memory, and visited Artlife - the TSU company partner. At the meeting with the TSU Rector, they discussed the possibility of creating the TSU preparatory faculty in Indonesia.

MIPT team places 1st in national theoretical mechanics contest

From Nov. 19-23, the All-Russian Student Olympiad in Theoretical Mechanics was held at Kazan State Power Engineering University. The overall team ranking was topped by the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.

Tyumen ranked first among the best Russian cities to live in

According to the study carried out by the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Tyumen was ranked first among Russian cities with the highest quality of life. Grozny, Moscow, Kazan and Sochi are also in the top five.

The University of Tyumen holds the International Student Week

During one week, foreign and Russian students had a chance to participate in cross-cultural events and get acquainted with the educational, scientific and other opportunities provided by the University of Tyumen.

UTMN master’s students undergo an internship in Saint Petersburg

In 2018, UTMN Institute of Environmental and Agricultural Biology (X-BIO) opened its first master’s program taught in English – Plant Biosecurity. Almost 40% of its current students came from abroad.

Programs and demo tasks of the Olympiad final round are now accessible

Icons on the Olympiad study areas page are now clickable. There is a list of study areas, programs as well as demo versions of the final round tasks on the page. Participants of the final round are selected during the first qualifying round – the portfolio competition. The list of participants of the final round will be published on February 11 - 15, 2019.

The first 1,000 participants register for the Open Doors Olympiad

More than 1,000 students from 62 countries have registered online to participate in the Open Doors Olympiad. The biggest number of participants - 207 students - chose the Computer Science study area and more than 100 students will be competing in Business and Management, Physics, Economics and Political Science.

The number of Russian universities in the world academic rankings triples over the past six years

On November 12, 2019, Mikhail Kotyukov, Minister of Science and Higher Education of Russia, speaking at the meeting of Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, with members of the Government, addressed the issue of enhancing the international competitiveness of the Russian higher education and science. The top 500 most authoritative world rankings: the Academic Ranking of World Universities, the QS World University Ranking and the Times Higher Education World University Ranking now include 28 Russian universities. In 2012, there were only seven universities from Russia. Currently, 15 leading Russian universities are among the top 500 universities in the world; 19 universities are included in the top 200 in the subject rankings and 11 universities are among 100 best universities in the world.

Registration for the Olympiad is now open

The Global Universities Association in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation and Rossotrudnichestvo Federal Agency launched the Open Doors Olympiad: Russian Scholarship Project. Russian universities offer more than 300 scholarships to the winners and awardees of the competition.

Twelve universities - organizers of the Open Doors Olympiad are among the top 100 in the QS University Ranking: Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has released its fifth QS University Ranking: Eastern Europe and Central Asia (formerly known as the QS University Rankings: Developing Europe and Central Asia). The ranking includes 300 best universities from 26 countries of the region. It is the second time 23 Russian universities have been included in the top 100 higher education institutions.