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7 – RIA Tomsk. Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) took the 26th position in the
subject ranking QS Subject Engineering – Petroleum (in the oil and gas
business) and became the best among Russian universities, the press service of
the university said on Tuesday.
Tomsk reported that the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) rating agency published a
ranking of the best universities in the world over the past year. TPU is on the
401th place in the list (2019 – the 387th) and is the 15th in a row among
Russian universities included in the list. TSU takes the 250th place (the 268th
in 2019) and is in the fourth place among universities in the Russian
to the press service, the subject rating QS Subject Engineering – Petroleum
became an addition to the QS World University Rankings By Subject 2020. The
leaders of this ranking were National University of Singapore, University of
Texas at Austin and Stanford University.
Engineering-Petroleum subject ranking includes 76 universities of the world,
including five Russian universities – TPU, Moscow State University (MSU), St.
Petersburg State University (SPbU), Novosibirsk State University (NSU) and
Kazan Federal University (KFU). The best position among them is at TPU – the 26th
place, MSU is at the 42nd place, three more universities from Russia entered
the group 51-75", – the report says.
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explained that when compiling the ranking, the university was evaluated
according to four criteria: opinion of academic community, opinion of
employers, citation and Hirsch index. TPU scored 84.1 points out of 100
possible on the "the opinion of employers" criterion and from 61.9 to
66.8 points on other indicators.
implements major projects in the interests of industrial partners. Our work
towards the internationalization of both educational programs and scientific
research has influenced. Of course, this is primarily the result of the work of
the School of Earth Sciences & Engineering and the Heriot-Watt Center at
TPU", – the acting rector of TPU Andrey Yakovlev is quoted.