On 7th April, international company Thomson Reuter published the results of the international Round University Ranking (RUR) for 2016. Voronezh State University has improved its positions and took the 609th position (plus 34 positions) among 700 educational institutions from 74 countries. VSU steadily holds the 18th position among 22 Russian institutions of higher education.
The institutions are ranked by 20 parameters that were grouped into 4 categories:
- Teaching ranking
- Research ranking
- International diversity ranking
- Financial sustainability ranking
It should be noted that VSU takes the 6th position in the teaching ranking among Russian universes. VSU has moved 8 positions up against previous year’s results and now takes the 15th position in the International diversity ranking.
International RUR ranking was founded by the Russian company RUR Rankings Agency and has been published since 2010.