PetrSU Took 25th Position in National Ranking of Universities
Interfax International Information Group has published its annual National Ranking of Universities.
The rankings of 341 universities and institutes in Russia include national research universities, federal ones, flagship universities and non-state universities.
Petrozavodsk State University has improved its standing in the rankings. The Flagship University of Karelia takes 1st position among the Flagship universities, 5th position among the universities of the North-western federal district (ahead just universities of Saint-Petersburg), 25th position among all universities in Russia.
The universities' activities were assessed according to six parameters: education, research, social environment, international cooperation, brand and innovation.
PetrSU takes 15th position among the universities in Russia by the parameter of education, 17th position by the parameter of international cooperation, 24th position in innovation and 37th position in social environment.
Interfax Group launched the National Ranking of Universities project in 2010 in order to develop new mechanisms and procedures for independent evaluation of Russian universities and their educational programs, increase the competitiveness of Russia's education system, research and technology entrepreneurship, develop federal and regional universities.