LONDON, October 20. / TASS /. Two Russian universities made it to the top 10 in the Times Higher Education (THE) 2022 University Rankings for Emerging Economies, listing a total of 698 higher education institutions from 50 countries and territories.
Lomonosov Moscow State University remains the leading higher education institution in Russia and is ranked 6th. Another Russian university in the top 10 is the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), which reached tenth place this year.
Other Russian universities mentioned in the list include the National Nuclear Research University (26), HSE University (28), Peter the Great Polytechnic University of St. Petersburg (41), ITMO University (58 ), Tomsk State University (70), St. Petersburg. St. Petersburg Mining University (75), National University of Science and Technology (88) and Bauman Moscow State Technical University (122).
Overall, the list has 60 entries from Russia, up 12 from the previous edition.
Of the 305 universities ranked last year, 54% (165) improved or maintained their previous ranking.
âThis was strongly motivated by 26 of the 48 Russian universities that ranked last year improving or maintaining their positions (54%), 32 of the 62 Indian universities (52%) and 41 of the 90 (46 %) from mainland China, âthe study’s authors said.
âAfter 18 extremely difficult months for many, I am convinced that universities in emerging economies have the strength and quality to adapt to a new hybrid way of teaching and learning. I look forward to seeing how their higher education systems thrive with the opportunities that present themselves, both internally and internationally, âsaid Phil Baty, THE Chief Knowledge Officer.
The survey is based on 13 performance indicators divided into five groups: education, research, citations, international outlook and industry income.