The strategic objective of participation of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University in the Project «5-100» is modernization and development of the university as a globally competitive research and educational center, integrating multidisciplinary research and world-class technology and being listed among the world's leading universities. It is expected that by 2020 St. Petersburg Polytechnic University will enter the top 100 of QS World University Rankings.
Increased competition between universities, globalization of higher education, fight for the most talented students and scholars led to the fact that the entire international community, government, students and their parents follow the results of global and national academic rankings.
This section presents the results Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University in various rankings, both global and national.
In September, published a rating of the best universities in the world according to the British magazine Times Higher Education, which included 18 Russian universities.
The St. Petersburg Polytechnic University of Peter the Great remained on the whole in its previous positions (601-800th). According to the director of the Institute of Advanced Production Technologies Sergei Salkutsan, while the university over the past year significantly increased revenues from extrabudgetary activities, made a breakthrough in international business, the first among Russian universities opening branches in China and Spain.
Times Higher Education publishes the annual ranking of universities in the world for the 14th time. For the first time this year, a large-scale list included 1000 leading universities from 77 countries. In 2016, a global rating of 980 universities included 24 Russian universities.
Among the key indicators for assessing the universities of the international rating are: the level of education, scientific research, citation of scientific works, international activity, innovation activity.
October 17, 2017 British magazine Times Higher Education announced the results of the subject ranking on engineering and technology (Engineering and technology). St. Petersburg Polytechnic University Peter the Great for the first time entered this subject rating, taking a position in the group 401-500.
Seven universities participating in Project 5-100 entered the ranking of universities with the best ratio of the number of students to the number of teachers, which was published by the British edition of Times Higher Education. This ranking takes into account the number of students per teacher in a university: the fewer students each teacher has, the higher the quality of education at the university - the conditions are created for more interactive classes, students are more likely to participate in discussions, get feedback and establish more close professional contact with the teacher. These factors contribute to the formation of an enabling environment for learning. The published part of the rating included 100 universities from around the world, Russia is represented by 11 universities.
St. Petersburg Polytechnic University Peter the Great is located on the 34th position in the ranking, having shown the third result among all Russian universities and losing only to MSTU. N.E. Bauman (11th place) and St. Petersburg State University (26th place).
"The main task of our university is the quality of education in accordance with the requirements that set global global challenges for us. Today 32,000 students are studying at our university, of which more than five thousand are foreigners, and we find an individual approach to each student at our university. St. Petersburg Polytechnic University Peter the Great puts forward very high demands for both Russian and foreign teachers, which in our university more than two hundred. Thanks to this, we occupy leading positions in many world ratings, and SPbPU has become the most demanded engineering university in Russia, "the Rector of the SPbPU Andrey Rudskoy emphasized.
Rating THE Top Universities With the Best Student-to-staff Ratio is based on the general rating THE, in which the weight of the indicator "The ratio of the number of teachers to the number of students" is 4.5%.
On December 1, 2016 the ranking of universities of the BRICS countries and countries with emerging economies (The BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings) was published. The ranking is conducted by the authoritative British magazine Times Higher Education (THE) for the third time. The rating includes 300 universities from 41 countries. Russia is represented by 24 universities.
St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, settled in the list of the best educational institutions in the world, occupying the 107th place in the overall list and 11th - among Russian universities.
June 8, British consulting company Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) published a rating of the world's best universities - QS World University Rankings 2017/2018. St. Petersburg Polytechnic University Peter the Great improved its position: now the university is rotated in the interval 401-410 (the result of last year - 411-420).
Rating QS World University Rankings 2017/2018 evaluates universities on six indicators, each of which in varying degrees determines the position of the university in the ranking. Among the main indicators are the academic reputation of the university (40%), the ratio of teachers to students (20%), the university's reputation among employers (10%). In addition, the rating estimates citation rates (20%), the share of foreign students (5%) and foreign teachers (5%). In total this year 965 universities from all over the world participated in the rating.
Updates for QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 were released on March, 8. Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University keeps thriving across some positions, while some of its disciplines broke into the ranking for the first time.
Polytech has consolidated its position in Physics and Astronomy moving up from 251-300 to 201-250 group. It is the first time that the university has been ranked for Natural Sciences starting out in group 401-405. Also, machine building has made a remarkable breakthrough in group 201-250. Such a successful debut along with maintaining a strong position in Computer Science and Information Technology (401-450) and Electrical Engineering (201-250) lifted up the university from 334 position to 292 in “Engineering science”. This is the fourth best result among Russian universities featured in the ranking.
The QS World University Rankings by Subject are compiled from data presented in QS Global Emloyer (the survey of graduates employment outcomes), opinion of academic community, citation index and Hirsch index based on the data provided by Elsevier. The QS World University Rankings by Subject highlights top universities from 74 countries in 46 different subject areas. The latest results reveal that 28 Russian universities emerged in the rankings this year against 17 in 2016.
On October 16, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) published the next rating "QS University Rankings: Emerging Europe and Central Asia (EECA) 2017/18". The first hundred of the list included 23 Russian universities. In total, Russia is represented by 97 universities (in 2016 there were 64 of them, in 2015 - 47).
As in the past year, the first two places in the ranking are occupied by Russian universities: Moscow State University named after MV Lomonosov. Lomonosov and Novosibirsk State University. Third place - at the University of Tartu (Estonia). The fourth place is occupied by the St. Petersburg State University. The top-20 also includes Tomsk State University, MIPT and MSTU named after N.E. Bauman.
Confident positions in the ranking are occupied by the universities of Project 5-100. In total QS EECA rating included 20 universities participating in the Project 5-100.
St. Petersburg Polytechnic University of Peter the Great takes 36th position.
According to the "World's Best Universities: BRICS" ranking of the British QS Company (QS World University Rankings BRICS-2018) published on November 23, 2017, St. Petersburg Polytechnic University Peter the Great took the 55th place, moving up 6 positions.
The rating compares the 400 best universities in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. At the same time, the published part of the rating includes the top 300 universities in the BRICS countries, including 94 Chinese, 68 Russian, 61 Brazilian, 65 Indian and 12 South African universities. It is also noted that the QS World University Rankings BRICS rating methodology takes into account the peculiarities of developing economies of these countries and allows objectively to compare higher education institutions. The authors of the study explained that the rating of the universities was carried out on eight criteria: academic reputation, reputation among employers, the ratio of teaching staff to the number of students, the citation index and the proportion of scientific articles on the teacher, as well as the share of foreign teachers, foreign students and teachers with scientific degree.
The number of Russian universities in the first hundred ratings this year has increased. Now the top 100 includes 25 of our universities, which is six more than before. As the organizers of the rating noted, all Russian universities this year improved their performance. "None of the other five BRICS countries can boast of such successes," the organizers of the rating report. - This indicates that Russian universities are developing more dynamically than their BRICS competitors. Nevertheless, China remains the leader of the rating: in the top-100 were 39 Chinese universities. "
"St. Petersburg Polytechnic University of Peter the Great is successfully moving to higher and higher positions in the world's leading university rankings. It is also gratifying that, contrary to the objective difficulties, not only we, but also other Russian universities have been able to strengthen their presence in it, "the rector of the SPbPU, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, A.I. RUD. However, in his opinion, in order to continue to advance in international rankings, Russian universities should form the upcoming agenda in the development of science and technology. "Understanding this, we plan to focus on those areas of research in which we already have a significant reserve and for which there is demand all over the world today," the university head continues. - These are life sciences - biotechnology, and information and telecommunication technologies. In this case, of course, the priority areas for us are natural and engineering sciences - physics, materials science, engineering. "
As for the university's reputation among employers and academic reputation, which form the basis of the methodology of this rating, then A.I. Rudskoy explained that the university is implementing a "proactive strategy aimed at improving these indicators": "We have an office in Shanghai and a data center in Madrid, there is already a Chinese one and a Spanish version of the site is being created, and the number of foreign students and teachers increases year by year. We are expanding our presence at the largest international technological and educational exhibitions and we are holding more and more international events ourselves. Therefore, more and more experts, who are questioned by QS rating compilers all over the world, give us their votes. "
However, Andrei Ivanovich is sure that not all the university's capacities have been exhausted in improving the quality and accessibility of education. "New master's programs and an increase in the number of programs in English, the translation of existing programs online, which also enhances access to our university, coupled with a sound information policy, will naturally affect the recognition of Polytechnic and its successful promotion in international rankings," he said.
Published the world ranking of universities QS (QS World University Rankings 2017) - the July edition.
According to the recently released list of world universities by the level of their presence on the Internet, Polytech ranked 10th place among Russian universities and the 1074-th position in the overall ranking among over 22 thousand universities, ranked by experts Webometrics.
57 Russian universities came into the world academic ranking Webometrics Top Universites by Google Scholar Citations, in which the evaluation of universities of the world is based on the analysis of the cited authors - university employees to Google Scholar system.
Rating Webometrics Top Universites by Google Scholar Citations evaluates 5000 the official profiles of universities around the world, as well as nearly one million personal pages scientists in Google Scholar affiliated with specific universities. The position of the university in the ranking identifies the citation analysis of the top 10 of its authors in Google Scholar.
The results of Webometrics Top Universites measurement by Google Scholar Citations will be used to determine the "Open University" criteria (openness) in the formation of the world ranking Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities, which will be released in late January of this year.
On June 28th updates for Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) were released. For the first time in its history it ranked 12 Russian universities, eight of which are Project 5-100 participants. The majority of the universities including Peter the great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University were included in the subject table ranking for physics. SPbPU is in 401-500 group.
The last ARWU rankings were released in 2015. There were five league tables for physics, mathematics, chemistry, IT and economics/business. In 2016 engineering programs rankings were released. Universities were ranked in seven subject areas. This year the number of subjects ranked went up from 5 to 52 and the growth rate of citation – from 2 to 5 years. All in all, about 4 thousand universities were included in the rankings.
‘The Polytechnic University has made a considerable advance in fundamental and applied research’, - SpbPU Rector Mr. A.I. Rudskoy commented on the ranking results, - ‘The important step was taken in the overall analyses of the university’s research potential that made it possible to assess the science areas which are both rapidly evolving and have a high demand for in the technology market’. We are talking about physics, nanomaterials, advanced manufacturing technology, power engineering’. Mr. Rudskoy specified that in order to boost these study areas, the university innovation ecosystem is being strengthened and steps are being taken toward national and international cooperation. “The international recognition that we have achieved is due to the creation of competency centers that bring together the best scientific schools of SPbPU’, - continues Mr. Rudskoy, - ‘I could use the High School of applied physics and space technology as an example to support my statement. This is an academic unit of strategic importance conceived in the framework of the ‘5-100 Project’. It unites the most successful research teams and provides training in the field of fundamental and applied physics, electronics, nanotechnology, communication systems and space technologies’.
In rector’s opinion, the system work undertaken by the university and aimed at the support of the research teams is already bearing fruit. The Polytech scientists are in demand for large-scale projects, like PHENIX project for RHIC collider located in the USA or ALICE project for Large Hadron Collider in CERN (Switzerland). Besides, the laboratory equipment of which the university disposes is good enough to satisfy high demands of the top Russian and overseas corporations like Philips, Boeing, BOSCH and others. ‘We realize we are moving in the right direction, but we are not about to stop’, - concluded Mr. Rudskoy.
Fifteen Russian universities entered the world rating of universities U.S. News Best Global Universities 2018.
The rating of the best universities in the world, which publishes the media company U.S. News & World Report, focuses mainly on academic studies of universities, as well as global reputation. The rating has been issued for more than 30 years - for American universities, it is published for the fourth time in the international format. In total, it includes 1250 universities from 74 countries.
A total of 15 Russian universities were included in the rating, of which 12 are participants in the "5-100" project. The best positions were taken by Moscow State University named after MV Lomonosov (267th), NIAS MEPhI (438th), Novosibirsk State University (471st) and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (534th).
SPbPU is located on 681-th place (306th place among the Best Global Universities in Europe and 6th among the Best Global Universities in Russia).
As the press service of "5-100" reported, in the subject ratings of U.S. News Best Universities rankings got 12 universities - participants of the project. If in 2016 they entered only one subject rating - Physics, and in 2017 - four, then in 2018 - already in six: Physics, Chemistry, Material Science, Mathematics, "Engineering sciences" and "Social (public) sciences and health".
European Science and Industry Chamber issued an international ranking of higher education institutions (ARES-2016).
As a result of the rating SPbPU assigned category AA.
Objective of universities ranking ARES-2016- evaluate the ability of universities to provide students with the necessary knowledge to participate in research activities as well as the opportunity to actively communicate with prospective employers.
Rating is handled automatically, completely eliminating the involvement of the human factor. disadvantages Shanghai ranking Thereby persists (the main criterion is the presence of the university Nobel laureates), or of QS (random selection of experts).
Scimago Laboratory has published a 2016 issue of SCImago Institutions Rankings (SIR). It is an international scientific organization ranking based on Scopus database. Saint Petersburg State Polytechnic University was ranked the 3rd among Russian universities and 556-th in the global rankings of research institutions.
Rating evaluates the universities and research institutions in three areas: the first indicator - a performance of the research work (publication activity indicators, web-of-science citation search and others). The results of the university innovation activities are also estimated. The source of information in this case is PASTAT (European Patent Office) database. The third indicator is based on the university attractiveness appraisal in the web-space and is expressed in the number of inbound links to a SPbPU domain via Google and Ahrefs.
More than five thousand universities and research institutes from around the world participated in this ranking in 2016. 138 of these organizations represented our country. Peter the Great Saint Petersburg Polytechnic University has significantly improved its position in comparison with 2015 (15-th place). Now our university is among the top three leading scientific organizations in Russia.
In the seven year period SPbPU has risen from the 844-th to the 556-th place among all the world’s scientific institutions. This year, SPbPU shares this position with Saint Petersburg State University. Among Russian universities, the first place in the SIR ranking belongs to Moscow Sate University (357-th place in the overall ranking), Saint Petersburg State University is on the second place (556-th place in the overall ranking) and SPbPU takes the third position.
SIR Rating is published every year. It includes the results obtained in the past five years. The results collected two years before the rating publication are not taken into account. For example, if the year of publication is 2016, the results used in the rating are taken for the period from 2010 to 2014. Only Web indicators are evaluated for the past year.
SCImago Institution Rankings (SIR) is a platform for the analysis, evaluation and ranking of the research universities and research organizations results worldwide. SIR Platform aims to develop analytical tools to help agencies in monitoring and evaluating the results of their research and decision-making in order to improve research efficiency.
According to evaluation of the leading foreign specialists, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University occupies the fifth position among Internet-representative of Russian universities! International Educational Portal 4 International Colleges & University (4ICU) published the results of the ranking of universities web-sites in the world. For 10 years 4ICU produces a comprehensive evaluation of Internet resources of accredited universities and colleges. Rate includes data on 11,307 high schools from 200 countries ranked by the popularity of their websites. Popularity of the portals is based on five indicators, including: assessment of attendance of a site and its «importance», the number of links and the importance of linking resources, the volume of domain citations, the number of cross-references, as well as the clarity of the web resource browsing.
From 386 Russian universities presented in the annual ranking 4ICU on the web-site www.4icu.org, SPbPU occupies the 5th position.
In June, Interfax presented the VIII annual edition of the National University Ranking for 2017.
In 2017, the National University Ranking increased the number of participants. Within the framework of the project, 265 leading universities of Russia were evaluated, which is 27 universities more than in the last year's edition. The rating includes 29 research universities, 10 federal, 33 core and 8 non-state universities, as well as 21 universities participating in Project 5-100. 96 classical universities, 79 technical and technological universities, 20 economic and social universities, 24 agricultural universities, 5 architectural and construction and 2 creative (art) universities, 18 medical universities, 13 pedagogical universities, 4 transport and 4 law universities were evaluated.
The International Information Group "Interfax" presented the results of the rating of the research activity of the universities of the country. The rating on the parameter "Educational Activity" was conducted within the framework of the National University Ranking-2016. SPbPU took 9th place, thus entering the top ten best universities in Russia.
In the category "Education" the scores are taken as the basis of the rating, which participating universities received according to certain indicators, among which are the range of programs being implemented, the quality of applicants, the cost of training, work with schoolchildren, new educational programs, and others. The maximum score of the participant in the rating is 1000, SPbPU scored 795 points, thus rising from the 25th position in 2015 to the 9th - in 2016.
On September 7, the RAEH Agency (Expert RA) published the third annual report "Ratings of the University's reputation for enlarged areas" for the third time. The lists of the best Russian universities in the spheres "Technical, natural sciences and exact sciences", "Economics and management", "Mathematics and natural sciences", "Information technologies", "Engineering sciences, engineering and technologies", "Humanitarian and social directions" And "Medicine". St. Petersburg Polytechnic University Peter the Great retained the 8th place in the field of "Technical, natural sciences and exact sciences", improved positions in the field of "Engineering, Engineering and Technology", moving from 5th to 3rd place, and for the first time Entered the top 50 in the direction of "Economics and Management".
According to the information posted on the Agency's website, the ratings reflect the result of the assessment of universities by survey participants conducted by the RAEX Agency ("Expert RA") in 2012-2016. During this time, more than 60 thousand people were interviewed, including representatives of the academic and scientific community, representatives of employers' companies, as well as students and graduates. Respondents' opinions about the quality of education, the relevance of graduates to employers, as well as the level of research activity were taken into account.
The creators of the rating note that the level of competition between universities in technical areas is still quite high. If you take for the benchmark MSU them. M.V. Lomonosov as a winner of the top 50 Russian universities and count the number of universities that managed to gain at least 10% of the leader's score, it turns out that in the technical sphere, 19 universities are located in the group of pursuers who gained 10% or more of MSU points. Speaks of a high level of competition. Despite this situation, Polytech retained its position in the ranking, being on the 8th place in the list of the 50 best universities in the sub-rating "Technical, natural sciences and exact sciences". But in the category "Engineering, Engineering and Technology" SPbPU moved three positions higher, having passed only MSTU him. N.E. Bauman and Tomsk Polytechnic University. This year St. Petersburg Polytechnic University of Peter the Great, in connection with the accession to it of the St. Petersburg State University of Trade and Economics, entered the top 50 in the direction "Economics and Management" for the first time, starting immediately from the 25th place. As noted on the researchers' website, in this area "this is one of the most notable changes in the rating compared to last year."
Rating agency RAEX (Expert RA) for the first time has prepared a rating of universities on the number of graduates in the top management of the largest companies of Russia from the list of RAEX-600. To compile the rating, information was analyzed on the higher education of board members of the largest companies in Russia in terms of sales (revenue). The data source used reports of issuers and other public information provided by companies.
Association RUSSOFT has presented a rating of Russian universities that train specialists for the software industry. For the first time the rating was compiled in 2014 on the basis of a survey of Russian software developers for 4 years (from 2011 to 2014).
Universities are ranked by the number of references by software companies of specific universities as sources of replenishing their staff with new staff. When conducting the survey within the framework of the annual survey "RUSSOFT", respondents answered the question about universities, graduates of which are most in demand among IT enterprises in the region. Since large companies have development centers in different cities, they have called universities not only of the city in which the head office is located (usually Moscow or St. Petersburg), but also the universities of other cities.