The most famous university of the country continues to lead in the Internet space: the site of Moscow State University. University took first place in the category of online missions of universities in Central and Eastern Europe in the international ranking of Webometrics.
According to data for the first half of 2013, MSU’s a combination of factors such as the activity and abundance of external links, citation, etc. was the leader in all the Eastern European territories and among the nearly 3 million study of educational institutions. Second place went to the Charles University in Prague, the third — Laurent Eotvos University in Budapest. In addition, the top five included the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia and the Czech Technical University.
Russian universities on the Internet also presents major university "northern capital" of St. Petersburg State University for 19th place, and the Moscow Engineering Physics Institute, National Research Nuclear University, on the 20th.
In the European ranking of Moscow State University ranked 15th position. Three leaders presented the legendary Oxford, Cambridge and University College London.
In the Webometrics ranking of the world’s MSU ranked only 102nd place. This is the only Russian university, which entered the top 500 rankings.
In 2013, the Moscow and St. Petersburg universities were included for the first time in the world’s 200 best universities in the world in the field — MSU has won 42 position in mathematics. To rank in the QS World University Rankings based on the following criteria: reputation in the academic world, the citation of publications of the ratio of the number of teachers and students, the attitude of employers to the graduates, the number of foreign teachers and students.