Novosibirsk State University is one of the prestigious Russian universities in the world
Novosibirsk state University(NSU) is one of the best research and teaching institutions in Russia. It is located in Akademgorodok, near Novosibirskat the northeast corner of the Novosibirsk Reservoir,which is scientific research city andis home to numerous research institutes and is the seat of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. It is, after Moscow and St. Petersburg, the third most important research and educational centre in Russia.
According to Times Higher Education World University Rankings Novosibirsk State University entered top 400 best world universities in 2014-2015. The Times Higher EducationWorld University Rankings provide the definitive list of the world's best universities, evaluated across teaching, research, international outlook, reputation and more. Apart from NSU, THE rankings included only one other Russian University, which is Moscow State University.
Another reliable ranking Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) announced its current World University Rankings by Subject highlighting the world’s top universities in a range of popular subject areas. NSU has entered the tables in six of them: Physics & Astronomy, Mathematics, Philosophy, Modern Languages, Chemistry, Computer Science.The rankings are based on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact (citations per paper and the university’s h-index).
According to the data published, NSU is ahead of all the Russian universities in the employer reputation category in Physics and Astronomy (94.3).
“One of the main NSU advantages is its unique location in a big research cluster, in Akademgorodok, and its close integration with the research institutes of the Novosibirsk Scientific Center. It encourages us to create joint laboratories and increase the number of publications in top journals. NSU is steadily increasing its research component by improving the quality of the publications and increasing the citation ratio. Our climbing in QS rankings proves the strategy to be correct. I believe it will contribute to improving our performance in other influential rankings as well,” added Mikhail Fedoruk.
According to Worldwide Professional University Rankings RankPro® NSU has entered top-100 international universities significantly improving its positions and becoming 43rd.The rankings were compiled by the International Council of Scientists in cooperation with the Latvian Academy of Sciences in the frameworks of the international program «Global World Communicator. Education and Science».