MEPhI entered top-150 best universities in the world in ranking of RUR 2020

The rating agency Round University Ranking (RUR) has published an international university ranking for 2020, which includes 829 universities from 71 countries. National Research Nuclear University MEPhI for the first time entered the top 150 best universities in the world (121 place in the world and 2 place among Russian universities) in the international ranking RUR 2020. MEPhI improved its position immediately by 36 places compared to last year.

MEPhI showed positive dynamics in all areas of activity: the quality of teaching and research, internationalization, and the level of financial stability. In terms of the quality of teaching, MEPhI entered top-100 in the world; the quality of research in MEPhI is the best among Russian universities.

It is important to notice that according to the global ranking of Round University Ranking, the top 10 Russian universities are two leading classical universities — Moscow State University M.V. Lomonosov and St. Petersburg State University — and eight participants in the Project 5-100. At the same time, all these universities showed a marked improvement in their ranking positions. Leading Russian universities are developing and becoming more visible in the global scientific and educational space,” said Mikhail Strikhanov, Rector of MEPhI.

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The international university ranking RUR has been publishing research data about world universities for over 10 years.

MEPhI is one of the five best Russian universities in the global ratings of THE, ARWU, U.S. News & World Report (2nd place), MosIUR and RUR.

Based on materials from RIA Novosti