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Plekhanov Russian University of Economics hits top-200 world best Institutions on graduates employment QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2017
23 November
Campus news

​Plekhanov Russian University of Economics has taken the 151th place in the rankings of the world best Institutions on graduates employment QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2017, published by the international agency QS Quacquarelli Symonds. The Institutions estimation was carried out by the five criteria:

Reputation among employers – 30%

Partnership with employers – 25%

Success of graduates – 20%

The presence of employers on campus – 15%

Employment – 10%


The rankings include 300 universities, including 7 from Russia: Lomonosov Moscow State University (101-150), Moscow State Institute of International Relations (101-150), Plekhanov Russian University of Economics (151-200) Saint-Petersburg State University (151-200), Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, National Research University "Higher school of Economics" and National Research and Technological University "MISiS".


The results of PRUE positions "partnership with employers" (99.8 points), "employment" (68.5 points) and "success of graduates" (57.8 points) in the ranking were among the highest in Russia and in the world in general.


To participate in the ranking Career Development Office of PRUE reported nearly 800 partner companies, confirmed the placement of vacancies on the University website from more than 300 companies, compiled a list of dozens of events held in the 2015-2016 academic year with the participation of employers. Research Center of Strategic Development of PRUE provided the drafters of the rating with the data to determine the reputation among employers, information on job placement and achievements of graduates. Part of the data was taken by the drafters of the rating from public sources – government statistics, publications on the University website, in the media and social networks.


In 2015 PRUE participated in a pilot project to conduct the rating and won position 314 in the world and 5th in Russia.

The results of the rating can be found on the website.