11 April 2018
The RUR university ranking is produced by the RUR Rankings Agency founded in 2013 and based in Moscow. The rankings cover 20 indicators grouped in four clusters: Research, Teaching, Financial Sustainability and International Diversity.
- Research (40%), including citations, doctoral degrees per admitted PhD, normalised citation impact, papers, and world research reputation
- Teaching (40%), including academic staff per student and per bachelor degrees awarded, doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff and per bachelor degrees, and world teaching reputation.
- Financial Sustainability (10%), including institutional income per academic staff and per students, papers per research income, and research income per academic and research staff and per institutional income.
- International Diversity (10%), including share of international academic staff, international students and international co-authored papers, reputation outside region, and international level.
Overall the top five universities are:
- Harvard University
- University of Chicago
- California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
- Imperial College London
- Stanford University.
The top universities in the various indicator groups are:
Research; University of Chicago
Financial sustainability; Caltech
International diversity; Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne.
The top universities in the various regions are:
Africa; University of Cape Town
Asia; Seoul National University
Europe; Imperial College London
Latin America; University of Sao Paulo
North America; Harvard University
Oceania; Australian National University.
Round University Ranking