The rating is based on six evaluation criteria: reputation in the academic world, the citation of publications of the university, the ratio of the number of teachers and students, attitudes of employers to the graduates, and the relative number of foreign teachers and students, RIA "Novosti".
Among regional universities listed company QS, the highest place went to St. Petersburg State University. However, he improved his position — if last year was 253 St. Petersburg State University, and this year he has 240. This is followed by the Novosibirsk State University, has risen from 371 th to 352 th place.
Saint-Petersburg State Polytechnic University, retained his place in the band 451-460, Ural Federal University of the 491-500 group joined a group of 501-550, Tomsk Polytechnic University has improved its position by climbing out of a group of 601 + 551-600, and Tomsk State University maintained its position in the group 551-600.
In addition, the ranking of the best universities in the world made Kazan Federal University, Southern Federal University, Far Eastern Federal University, Nizhny Novgorod Lobachevsky State University and Voronezh State University.
For the first time in the company's rating fell QS Petersburg State Polytechnic University, Southern Federal University and Voronezh State University.