On 23 November, VSU Rector, Dmitry Endovitsky, the Vice Rector for Research and Innovations, Vasily Popov, Head of the Strategic Planning Department, Sergey Komedenko, the Head of the Chinese Centre of VSU, Yulia Svetashova, had a meeting with Times Higher Education Regional Director for CIS countries, Egor Yablokov.
During the meeting Dmitry Endovitsky talked about research activities at VSU, the position of our university in various Russian and international rankings, and the promotion of VSU in the world scientific and educational community. He pointed out that one of the key objectives of our university is to raise the number of articles published by VSU researchers in highly ranked journals, and to improve its academic image.
Egor Yablokov made a presentation about the Times Higher Education. He also described the methodology of ranking the world leading universities and its differences from the other rankings.