11 October 2018The RUR Rankings Agency presented the international rating of the universities leading in natural sciences "Round University Ranking: Natural Sciences" for 2018. The IKBFU took the 496th place in the rating, which is higher than the position of the University of the West of England (UK), Kiel University (Germany), the Warsaw University of Technology (Poland), the University of Southern Queensland (Australia), the University of Greenwich (UK) and other universities.
Also the IKBFU took the 19th place among Russian universities and which leaves behind such universities as Kazan Federal University, Far Eastern Federal University, National University of Science and Technology MISIS and others.
The rating mechanism is based on the integrative assessment of 20 indicators, which reflect the quality of education (40% of the total assessment), science (40%), internationalization (10%), and financial sustainability (10%). Each of the 20 indicators is relative, which makes it possible to even the chances of universities, regardless of their size or specialization.
In many respects, the IKBFU surpasses the world average. For example, the University occupies the 334th place in the world in terms of scientific publications, which were carried out in the framework of international collaboration.