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Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University entered the QS World University Ranking by Subject. Pirogov RNRMU and Sechenov University have taken 3rd place among Russian universities, after Lomonosov MSU and St. Petersburg University, – the only Russian universities, that appeared in the list in the subject “Medicine”.
– The entry of Pirogov RNRMU into international rankings is a great honor for the University. This is a result of a long-term work that aimed to improve all fields at the University: both educational, scientific and medical, – said Georgy Givievich Nadareyshvili, Prorector for Public Relations and Educational Work of Pirogov RNRMU. – This success shows that the strategy for developing is correct. The University’s performance in international rankings makes it more attractive for foreign students and helps them to find out more about study at RNRMU.
The ranking’s methodology includes indicators: academic reputation, reputation among employers, research citations per paper, and productivity and impact of published works. Today, Pirogov RNRMU is among the top universities of the world in two Global University Rankings.
– QS World University Rankings is one of the leading international university rankings along with Times Higher Education (THE) and Academic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai Ranking). In 2004 QS World University Rankings collaborated with Times Higher Education magazine to publish its rankings, in 2010 – started to announce its own rankings, – said Ekaterina Shirokova, Advisor to Rector on Strategic Issues. – An important element of the ranking’s methodology is the expert opinion. The expert base includes more than one hundred thousand experts worldwide – both representatives of the academic community and employers.
Earlier, the University first entered the THE (Times Higher Education) Global Rankings.