Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) published the ranking of the top world universities from 74 countries in 46 fields of training on March 7, 2017.
The ranking methodology takes into account 4 indicators: academic reputation and employer reputation (based on global surveys of academics and employers conducted by QS), the number of citations per paper and H- index citations (based on information from the database Scopus).
The Russian Universities annually show positive trend in the world rankings. A significant role is played by state support of the national system of higher education implemented in the framework of Academic Excellence Project 5-100. First Moscow State Medical University n. a. I. M. Sechenov, as the only non-diversified (Medical) University, joined the Project in October, 2015.
Sechenov University became one of the leading world scientific and educational centers for the first time. According to the QS Ranking by Subject 2017, Sechenov University is located in the group "451-500".
Sechenov University was appreciated by QS experts as follows: academic reputation- 56,1 ; employer reputation - 50,1; number of citations per paper – 40.9; H-index citations – 31,3.
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