For the first time Times Higher Education has published a list of the top 100 educational institutions across 16 Eurasia nations. On the first line is the Moscow State University, and MIPT became the second. The rakning uses the same methodology as the 2018 THE World University Rankings and used such criteria as teaching, research, citations, international interaction and income from innovation.
“Phystech has always been the talent forge for Russian science. Today it’s becoming a place for creating new knowledge and transfer of technology. In science we work both on applied problems in the field of artificial intelligence, arctic research and aerospace, which will give an applied result in the next 2-3 years, and on the development of more fundamental directions with a horizon of 5-7 years, such as two-dimensional materials, quantum and biotechnology”, - says MIPT Rector Nikolay Kudryavtsev. “For these tasks, we are creating new laboratories with leading institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Nine of such laboratories have been opened this year and are working on the return of specialists from abroad. The creation of such centers of scientific attraction in MIPT allows us to update educational programs and create conditions for more active involvement of young people in scientific research”
The ranking of the leading universities of the Eurasian region was presented at the Summit of Advanced Scientific Research Times Higher Education, which was held on August 29-31 in Kazan.THE is the world's leading publication and analytical center, which for more than half a century has been specialized in studying and covering the development of higher education worldwide.
In August, MIPT entered the main list of the best universities in the Shanghai ARWU ranking. Times Higher Education ranks MIPT among 100 most prestigious schools globally, and MIPT is also at the top 50 on subject ranking on physics QS and THE.