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Plekhanov University of Economics hits TOP-20 RAEX ranking
4 June
Campus news

On 2 June 2019, the ranking agency RAEX released TOP-100 universities of Russia. Plekhanov University for the first time entered TOP-20, position 18th among Russian universities. The new rating put Plekhanov on the 14th place in “Information technologies”, which shows a great rating potential.


The demand for graduates from employers has always been one of the strongest sides of our University, and this year Plekhanov confirmed its strong position taking 12th place in this ranking.


The TOP-3 remained the same like in 2018: MSU “Lomonosov”, MIPT and MEPI. They all are located in the capital region. In general, there are 17 universities from Moscow and Moscow oblast, 4 are from St. Petersburg, 2 are from Tomsk and 5 federal universities hit TOP-30 of the ranking.


RAEX surveyed over 50 thousand students from the best Russian universities in order to find out their opinion concerning the strong and weak sides of Russian higher education and what these universities need most.


The survey showed that the strong side has been the fundamental part of education and the involvement into research activities. At the same time, 35% of the surveyed called students’ lack of introduction to researches a real problem.


TOP-50 is available until 5 June. The full version will be available on RAEX website after the official presentation at VII Annual Universities Forum “Global competitiveness”.


Plekhanov University is improving its positions in the other international and Russian rankings. Thus, National ranking of Interfax 2019 Plekhanov entered TOP of it and increased its positions in contrast to 2018 10 places higher. The internationalization index showed 232 points, which is 33 higher.


The ranking is available here.