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Plekhanov Russian University of Economics improved its positions in the authoritative international ranking Webometrics
3 February
Campus news

The Spanish Laboratory Cybermetrics Lab published the results of the international ranking Webometrics Ranking of World Universities which estimates universities in the global web space since 2004.


Plekhanov Russian University of Economics significantly improved its index and raised 859 higher to the position 4007. Among Russian institutions Plekhanovka has grown 32 higher and moved up from the place 101 to 69.


The Webometrics ranking is published twice a year and ranks more than 26 000 higher education institutions from around the world. Universities are evaluated on 4 criteria: Presence – the number of web pages indexed by Google; Openness - the citation of scientific works of employees of the University in Google Scholar, Excellence - citation of scientific publications based on the data part of SCImago research group and Visibility – the number of referencing resources on the Internet web page of the institution.


To see the ranking results, please, click here.


On the basis of citing works there came out world academic ranking Webometrics Top Universities by Google Scholar Citations. This rating assesses 5000 official profile universities around the world and nearly one million personal pages of scientists in Google Scholar affiliated with specific universities. The position of the University in the rating analysis determines the citation top 10 of its authors in Google Scholar.


In 2017 57 Russian institutions, including PRUE with its 15th place of honor, managed to enter Webometrics Top Universities by Google Scholar Citations. 


See details here.​