On 2 September, the Times Higher Education (THE) magazine published the THE World University Rankings – 2021.
Voronezh State University took a position of 1001+ among 1,527 universities from 93 countries and 17th place among 48 Russian universities. It should be noted that our university has long been the only university in the Voronezh Region included in this prestigious ranking.
According to the experts of the global university community, a high level of teaching is among the strengths of Voronezh State University. Out university takes 993rd position for this criterion.
Compared to the results of the previous year, VSU has improved its International Diversity due to an increase of the number of international staff members and students at the university. Voronezh State University has also shown good results for Industry Income which evaluates the amount of R&D funding based on commissioned orders per academic staff member.
The ranking used public data for nearly 2,000 leading world universities and over 22,000 responses from academic reputation surveys. Experts used Elsevier bibliographic data to analyse 16.6 million research publications and over 86 million citations published in the last five years.