Golikova called the «5-100 Project» a landmark for education and business

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Traveloperator in fotomonster President of the government of the Russian Federation Tatyana Golikova. Archival photoGolikova called the «5-100 Project» a landmark for education and business© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Traveloperator the image Bank

«Project 5-100» on increasing the competitiveness of Russian universities in the world has become a landmark not only for scientific but also for the business community, said Saturday the Deputy Chairman of the government of the Russian Federation Tatyana Golikova.

The eleventh meeting of the Council on enhancing the global competitiveness of leading Russian universities (the»Project 5-100″) takes place in Kaliningrad, participants have to form for Ministry of education recommendations for continuation of state support, and universities — current proposals to increase competitiveness.

«Although not a very financially capacious — 10.5 billion rubles per year — the amount of the «Project 5-100″, this project has become a landmark for Russian education, he is very well regarded not only in education but also in business community, because those involved in the project are the regional support structures around which the business and scientific community. We want it to be real leaders in the education market. Want to achieve higher educational institutions multiplied,» — said at a meeting of the Council speaker.

The project was created in 2012 pursuant to the presidential decree providing for the increase of competitiveness of leading Russian universities among leading research and educational centers. As a major integrated indicator of competitiveness is seen joining at least five Russian universities in the top 100 of the world rankings by 2020.

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