Physical science in Russia are strong, said Vasiliev

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova in fotomancer of education and science of the Russian Federation Olga Vasilyeva speaking at a plenary session of the State Duma of the Russian Federation. Archival photoPhysical science in Russia are strong, said Vasiliev© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova the image Bank

International ranking of universities Times Higher Education on direction «Physical Sciences», which included ten Russian universities, showed that this area is one of the strongest in the domestic higher school, the head of the Ministry of education and science Olga Vasilyeva, which quoted the press service of the Ministry.

Earlier it was reported that ten Russian universities entered the international rating of the physico-technical universities according to the magazine Times Higher Education. The best results were achieved Moscow Institute of physics and technology (MIPT) and the national research nuclear University MEPhI, once in the top 100 ranking.

«The teaching of the physical Sciences is traditionally one of the strongest areas of the national higher education recognized in the international scientific community, which clearly shows released a global ranking of Times Higher Education on direction «Physical Sciences», which included 10 Russian universities», — quotes the press-service of the word Vasilyeva.

The Minister noted that MIPT was among the top 50 world universities, and high ratings in teaching and research activities also received MEPhI, Lomonosov Moscow state University, Saint Petersburg state University.

«The development of higher education for our country — one of the primary, permanent priorities. The doors of our universities open to all who want to obtain fundamental knowledge and training,» — said Vasilyev.