On 17th December, the British company QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) published new regional QS University Rankings: Emerging Europe and Central Asia 2014/15. The new EECA rankings cover 30 countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Uzbekistan, and Ukraine.
According to the results of the ranking, Voronezh State University was included in the top-100 best universities, sharing the same place with Perm State University, ITMO University, Saint Petersburg State Electrotechnical University, and Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics (TUSUR).
In total, there are 26 Russian universities in the ranking, VSU coming 22nd among them. It is also worth mentioning that the Russian universities included in the ranking are 19 out of 38 federal and national research institutes, and 7 universities that do not have this status: Voronezh State University, Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Ulyanov Saint Petersburg State Electrotechnical University "LETI", Novosibirsk State Technical University, and Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics (TUSUR).
In addition to the general ranking, QS has also rated universities based on a number of criteria. Voronezh State University came 9th in the number of staff with PhD, 33rd in the number of international students, and 61st in the number of international lecturers.
Such a high position of VSU in the international ranking is largely thanks to our talented staff who continually achieve world-class results.