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On the 2nd of June IV International forum of leading universities that was organized by rating agency RAEX (ExpertRA) took place. In terms of the forum the results of fifth annual rating of universities of Russia were presented that were prepared by RAEX (Expert RA) with the support of Oleg Deripaska "Free case" fund. Main topics to discuss became competitiveness of Russian universities on the world arena and their uniqueness.
At the forum participated Dmitry Shtykhno, vice-rector for development of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics. He presented at terminating section "Rating strategies of universities as an instrument of increasing the competitiveness". Presentation of Mr. Shtykhno provoked a lively discussion of the participants of the meeting, raising the question of the influence of rating criteria on fundamental changes at universities.