PSU Retains Position in THE Rankings 2021, Improves Score in Teaching

In 2021, Perm State University (PSU) has demonstrated a solid stable position in the Times Higher Education (THE, UK) Emerging Economies Rankings, saving its place in the 500+ group. A total of 48 Russian universities were included in the top list. According to the recent ranking, via year PSU has raised the score in Teaching (from 18,1 to 19,2 points). Other leading scores include Industry Income (38,8) and International Outlook (16,7), with a growth in Research (9,9).

“Perm State University has been in this ranking for four years in a row. Considering that in 2021 the number of competitive universities increased to 606, maintaining previous positions requires efforts from all the participants, increasing performance,”

states Dmitry Krasilnikov, Acting Rector, PSU.

Initially, PSU appeared in THE Ranking in 2017. In 2020, it improved performance in several areas: teaching quality, research activities, and contribution to innovation. In total, to compile the rating, THE experts take into account thirteen indicators. In addition, PSU is known to show progress in Physical Sciences, as well as a separate THE ranking assessing sustainable development goals by the United Nations (UN).

Times Higher Education (THE), formerly The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) is a weekly magazine based in London, reporting specifically on news and issues related to higher education. It is the United Kingdom’s leading publication in its field. The ranking place is compiled on the basis of data from three sources: statistical information from universities, a bibliometric database of Scopus and a survey of academic experts.

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