The results of one of the most widely recognized global university rankings by the British company QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) have been published. Voronezh State University has been among the best universities of the world for seven successive years. According to QS World University Rankings 2019–2020, VSU is ranked in the range of 801–1000.
According to the ranking of Russian universities, VSU is in the top 25. In total, there are 25 universities in the global ranking. What is more, the number of Russian universities in the ranking did not change.
The ranking is aimed at increasing the recognition of universities by multilateral organisations and making it possible to compare their achievements with other universities on the global market, including world class universities. The experts of the ranking take into account such indicators as academic reputation (40%), employer reputation (10%), student-to-faculty ratio (20%), citations per faculty (20%), international faculty (5%), and international students (5%).