Kazan Federal University has entered 551- 601 group in the QS World University Rankings, having improved its position compared to the last year results (601 - 650 group).
This year the rankings compared top 863 universities across four broad areas of interest to prospective students: research, teaching, employability and international outlook. In general, Russian universities maintained their positions in the 10th QS World University Ranking, some of them went up. Three new Russian institutions entered top 800, the total number having reached 21.
The primary aim of the QS World University Rankings is to help students make informed comparisons between their international study options. Since first being compiled in 2004, the rankings have expanded to feature more than 800 universities around the world, with far more (over 3,000) assessed. The top 400 universities are given individual ranking positions, and after this universities are placed within a group, starting from 401-410, up to 701+.
Let us remind that this year Kazan Federal University has improved its ranking among BRICS countries. The success has been expanded by the Three Star award of the Quacquarelli Symonds Limited (UK) (QS-Stars) after an audit evaluation of core criteria.