On 9 December, RUR Humanities Sciences World University Ranking 2020 was published. The authors of the ranking analyse the performance of universities in four main areas of training: medical sciences, technical sciences, natural sciences, and biosciences.
In humanities Voronezh State University took 508th place in the world and 24th among Russian universities. In the social sciences our university was 619th in the world and 26th in Russia. VSU was also included in the GreenMetric ranking. It became 232nd in the world. The experts assessed the “environmental compatibility” of the university against the following parameters: energy efficiency, water conservation, waste management and recycling, environment-friendly transportation policy, and the percentage of area on campus covered in vegetation.
In addition, the indicators of education and research relating to the environment and sustainability are taken into account when creating the ranking.