For the second year in a row Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) has taken 30th place in the World Reputation Rankings 2017 conducted annually Times Higher Education (THE), according to the university press service.
MSU has become the only Russian educational institution to join the top 100. A full ranking version is available here.
“While North America continues to dominate the table, several of the most reputable institutions have been outshone by leading Asian brands for the very first time. China’s Tsinghua University and Peking University both leapfrogged the University of Pennsylvania and Cornell University. Seoul National University is considered to be more prestigious than University of California,
The rankings were first published in 2011. It includes top 100 world's universities with the highest reputation. Authoritative scientists are surveyed to compile the rankings. This year, more than 10,5 thousand of experts participated in the survey.
It was earlier reported that MSU and other 23 Russian institutions made it to the Global Graduate Employability rankings compiled by the Quacquarelli Symonds research centre.