Top Universities in Russia 2019
Shivani Bhatt, 19 Nov 2018, #Russia

Top Universities in Russia 2019: Among the fastest developing economies, the Russian Federation is also gaining popularity as the education hub. As many as 41 Top universities in Russia feature in the top universities in the world in the THE ranking tables. The top universities in Russia are steadily globalizing its higher education system and offering students with world-class education at an cost. A UNESCO report has mentioned that half of the Russian population have higher education degrees. Students from all over the world aspire to study medical and engineering  at the top universities in Russia. According to the 2018 reports, almost 221,400 students from all over the world are pursuing higher education in the 896 universities and technical institutes around the country.

 

Lomonosov Moscow State University has emerged as the top university in Russia. The university has improved its ranking both in the QS and ARWU ranking tables.  Saint Petersburg State University and Novosibirsk State University rank at number 2 and 3 respectively among the top universities in Russia. Most Russian universities have improved or maintained their previous years rank in the ranking tables. As many as 15 Russian universities rank among the 500 top universities in the world which is 2 more than the 2018 numbers. 

The THE ranking 2019 ranks 35 Russian universities.Except for Lomonosov Moscow University which ranks at 199, all the other universities rank below 500. 

The ARWU ranking 2019 ranks only 4 Russian universities.The ARWU ranking 2017 had ranked only 3 universities.

 

Careers360 brings its subscribers the Top universities in Russia 2019 using league the three ranking tables of world university rankings published by the following three major ranking agencies this year.

Top Universities in Russia 2018

S.no

University

QS Rank

THE Rank

ARWU Rank

2019

2018

2019

2018

2018

2017

1

Lomonosov Moscow State University

90

95

199

194

86

93

2

Saint Petersburg State University

235

240

501–600

401–500

301-400

301-400

3

Novosibirsk State University

244

250

501–600

401–500

401-500

401-500

4

Tomsk State University

277

323

501–600

501–600

--

--

5

Bauman Moscow State Technical University

299

291

801–1000

801–1000

--

--

6

Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT / Moscow Phystech)

312

355

251–300

251–300

401-500


7

National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute)

329

373

351–400

401–500

--

--

8

National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE University)

343

382

301–350

351–400

--

--

9

Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University)

355

373

--

--

--

--

10

National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University

373

386

501–600

301–350

--

--

11

Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University

404

401-410

601–800

601–800

--

--

12

Ural Federal University - UrFU

412

491-500

1001+

1001+

--

--

13

Kazan (Volga region) Federal University

439

441-450

601–800

401–500

--

--

14

RUDN University

446

501-550

601–800

1001+

--

--

15

The National University of Science and Technology MISIS

476

501-550

601–800

601–800

--

--

16

National Research Saratov State University

501-510

551-600



--

--

17

ITMO University

511-520

601-650

501–600

501–600

--

--

18

Southern Federal University

531-540

551-600

--


--

--

19

Far Eastern Federal University

541-550

601-650

1001+

1001+

--

--

20

Altai State University

601-650

--

--


--

--

21

Lobachevsky University

601-650

701-750

1001+

801–1000

--

--

22

Belgorod State National Research University

--

--

801–1000


--

--

23

Samara National Research University (Samara University)

701-750

801-1000

801–1000

601–800

--

--

24

Novosibirsk State Technical University

801-1000

801-1000

801–1000

801–1000

--

--

25

Plekhanov Russian University of Economics

801-1000

801-1000



--

--

26

Siberian Federal University, SibFU

801-1000

--

1001+

1001+

--

--

27

South Ural State University (National Research University)

801-1000




--

--

28

Voronezh State University

801-1000

801-1000

1001+

1001+

--

--

29

Kazan National Research Technological University

--

--

1001+


--

--

30

Moscow Aviation Institute

--

--

1001+


--

--

31

Moscow Power Engineering Institute

--

--

1001+


--

--

32

Moscow Technological University

--

--

1001+


--

--

33

National Research University of Electronic Technology (MIET)

--

--

1001+

1001+

--

--

34

National Research Saratov State University

--

--

1001+

801–1000

--

--

35

Perm National Research Polytechnic University

--

--

1001+


--

--

36

Perm State University

--

--

1001+

1001+

--

--

37

Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University

--

--

1001+


--

--

38

Sechenov University

--

--

1001+

1001+

--

--

39

Southern Federal University

--

--

1001+

801–1000

--

--

40

St Petersburg Electrotechnical University (LETI)

--

--

1001+


--

--

41

Volgograd State Technical University

--

--

1001+

1001+

--

--

 Lomonosov Moscow State University, the top university in Russia also ranks among the  top universities in the world for a number of subjects in the QS ranking. The university ranks at 18th in natural sciences. Novosibirsk State University ranks at 63.  The university was ranked at the 40th position in QS subject ranking 2018 for Natural Sciences. The university ranks at 51st position in Arts and Humanities and 60th in Social Sciences and Management and 76th in Engineering and Technology, an improvement over the previous years subject ranking.

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