The results of the Round University Ranking (RUR Reputation Rankings) for 2016 have been published. The ranking is based on the data received as a result of the research conducted annually by Thomson Reuters.
This year the international ranking included 23 Russian universities with Voronezh State University maintaining the 18th position. Worldwide, VSU takes the 569th place– it has moved up by 48 positions comparing to the last year.
The authors of the ranking report that Russian system of education has made a breakthrough over the year – universities have started to pay a lot of attention to their brand recognisability, the number of international events conducted in universities has increased, and more lecturers and students of Russian universities take part in international conferences.