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Lobachevsky University has been ranked among the top 400 of the Worldwide Professional University Rankings (RankPro 2019), with its 375th overall position. In Europe, UNN is among the 200 best universities (position 175). According to its academic ranking (one of the three indicators used in the study), the University occupies the 263th place in the world (an improvement over its last year’s indicator when the UNN ranked 268th.

According to Kirill Markov, Acting 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 Kirill Markov.

The ranking is published annually 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, over 1800 universities from 47 countries were assessed in this year’s ranking study, and 600 universities were included in the final list.