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19.01.2016 14:59

VSU maintaining its high position in the world rankings

For the fourth time we have taken part in the University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP) published by the Middle East Technical University in Ankara since 2010. Main objective of URAP is to develop a ranking system for the world universities based on academic performance which is determined by quality and quantity of scholarly publications.

VSU is at 1823rd position (of 2500) in the World Ranking. Among the 24 Russian universities listed, we are the 19th.

URAP 2015–2016 World Ranking is based on 6 academic performance indicators:

1) Article: articles published in 2014 and indexed by Web of Science and listed by Incites (the weight of the indicator on the overall ranking is 21%);
2) Citation: the total number of citations received in 2012-2014 excluding self citation (the weight of the indicator on the overall ranking is 21%);
3) Total Document: the total document count which covers all scholarly literature including conference papers, reviews, letters, discussions, scripts in addition to journal articles published during 2012-2014 period (the weight of the indicator on the overall ranking is 21%);
4) Article Impact Total (AIT): a measure of scientific productivity corrected by the institution's normalized CPP with respect to the world CPP in 23 subject areas (the weight of the indicator on the overall ranking is 18%);
5) Citation Impact Total (CIT): a measure of research impact corrected by the institution's normalized CPP with respect to the world CPP in 23 subject areas (the weight of the indicator on the overall ranking is 15%);
6) International Collaboration: the total number of publications made in collaboration with foreign universities (the weight of the indicator on the overall ranking is 15%).

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