Times: three Russian universities included in the ranking of 200 best universities of Europe

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. 24 Russian universities are in the top 400 scientific and educational institutions of Europe by the Times Higher, and three universities – MSU, MIPT and ITMO took up positions in the first two hundred of this list, the press service of the ITMO University.

«THE previously announced the stars out, and even nicer to see the results. To be honest, new discoveries, he did not bring with him, as it is entirely based on the methodology of THE overall rating, and hence on its results. However, he even more clearly allows us to see the competitive picture within the borders of the European educational space», – said Ilya Kuftyrev, Director of the Center of the research rating of University ITMO.

App British Newspapers Times — Times Higher Education, with the assistance of the information group Thomson Reuters, each year is a number of rankings in which respondents edition experts rank the Universities of the world.

Every autumn comes the list of best universities in the world (World University Rankings) on the basis of level of educational and research programs, the citation of scientific articles, the number of foreign students and specialists and so on. Since 2013 the Times began to publish a separate ranking of Universities, compiled by subject basis.

This year’s Times Higher Education first published the ranking, compiled for the Universities working in Europe. In total, he hit four hundred educational institutions, including 24 Russian University. Three of them were in the top half of the table – MSU ranked it 93, MFTI – 151-160 place, and the University ITMO – 191-200 place.

The most widely in the European ranking are the UK – it accounts for approximately 22% of the list, or 91 University. First place went to the University of Oxford, followed by Cambridge and Imperial College London. Second place in «team standings» occupied Germany, whose share accounts for 41 position in the ranking.