TOMSK, Sep 2 – RIA Tomsk. The British edition of Times Higher Education (THE) published its annual rankings of the world's leading universities; TSU as in the previous year is included in group 501–600, TPU is in group 801-1000; and for the first time Tomsk University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics (TUSUR) was included in the ranking, according to the THE website.
Earlier it was reported that in 2020 (THE rankings is relevant for the year ahead) Tomsk State University (TSU) was included in the 501-600 group, Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) - in the 601-800 group. The first line of the ranking was occupied by University of Oxford, the second - by California Institute of Technology, the third - by University of Cambridge.
As reported on the website of THE, the published part of the 2020 rankings includes more than 1 500 universities in the world. Lomonosov Moscow State University is the leader among Russian universities (the 174th place). TSU, like last year, entered the 501-600 group (in addition to TSU, St. Petersburg ITMO University is included in the group, universities occupy the sixth line among Russian universities).
TPU entered the 801-1000 group of the THE global ranking. Among Russian universities, this group also includes Moscow RUDN University and Volgograd State Technical University. In the Russian part of the rankings table, TPU is on the 8th line together with RUDN University.
For the first time, TUSUR was included in the list of the best universities of the world, and took the 17th place among Russian universities and is in the 1001+ world group.
The first place in the ranking of 2021 is again taken by Oxford University (UK), Stanford University (USA) has risen to the second, and Harvard University (USA) is the third.
Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE) - is one of the most influential annual world university rankings compiled by Times Higher Education magazine. It takes into account five indicators: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and Industry income (knowledge transfer).