The rankings continue to be characterized by rapidly rising results demonstrated by emerging universities.
Quacquarelli Symonds published its most recent subject rankings for 2017; it includes about 4 thousand world universities. Kazan University has shown sizable progress and entered 8 categories. They are as follows (Russian ranking in parentheses):
Linguistics – 101-150 (3rd);
Archeology – 151-200 (3rd);
Communication and Media Studies – 151-200 (same as the other 2 Russian representatives);
English Language and Literature – 251-300 (2nd);
Education and Training – 251-300 (2nd);
Economics and Econometrics – 301-350 (5th);
Physics and Astronomy – 351-400 (11th);
Chemistry – 401-450 (5th).
The University is also 3rd by the number of ranked categories among Project 5-100 participants.