The Times Higher Education rating agency has published the results of the world university subject rankings for 2021. MEPhI has entered the top-100 best world universities in the subject ranking of THE Physical sciences

It should be noticed that only four Russian universities has entered the top-100: MSU, MEPhI, MIPT and KFU. In addition, MEPhI has entered the subject rankings in Computer science and Engineering & technology.

Over the years of participation in Project 5-100, MEPhI has repeatedly entered the top 100 subject ranking of THE Physical sciences. One of the important components of this outcome is not only our scientific achievements, but also the high level of internationalization of education and science, which is a result of the transformation from an almost closed, industry-specific university into a global university. Well, at MEPhI, about a quarter of the total number of students and every fifth scientific and pedagogical employee are foreign citizens. This is reflected in the ratings of THE, the rector of MEPhI Mikhail Strikhanov noted.

The representation of Russian universities in THE subject rankings has increased from 39 to 48 compared to last year.

THE subject rating use 13 performance indicators, which are grouped in five areas: teaching (learning environment); research (volume, income and reputation); citations (impact of research); international cooperation (staff, students and research); income from production activities (transfer of knowledge).