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15 March 2017


Lobachevsky University has been ranked among the top 500 of the Worldwide Professional University Rankings (RankPro 2016/2017), with its 416th overall position. According to its academic ranking (one of the three indicators used in the study), the University occupies the 314th place in the world.

The ranking is published annually by the International Council of Scientists in the framework of the Global World Communicator (GWC) and is based on the opinions and assessments of recognized world experts in the field of science and education, researchers and professors from various universities around the world. In total, 1858 universities from 47 countries were assessed in this year’s ranking study, and 600 universities were included in the final list.

According to Professor Evgeny Chuprunov, Rector of Lobachevsky University, UNN’s performance in the ranking confirms the consistently high international level of education and research at the University and reflects the results of the extensive work carried out by UNN to implement the Academic Excellence Project.

“First of all, this work includes a radical renewal of the University’s research, experimental and educational facilities, human capital development, rendering support for leading researchers  and young talents, creating a unique model of functional integration with RAS institutes, attracting world-renowned scientists and talented students to the University, developing double degree programs with leading universities of the world and much more", said Evgeny Chuprunov.

Official web page of the ranking: http://www.cicerobook.com/en/ranks