11 December 2017

The pilot version of the Three Missions University Ranking, also known as the Moscow International University Ranking, is a project sponsored by the Russian Union of Rectors and run by the Association of Rating Makers, which includes Expert RA, VCIOM, Reputatsiya and others. Ranking initiative  has been supported by leading universities of Russia, China, India, Iran, Japan, and Turkey. The methodology has been developed following an extensive public consultations including some 25 ranking experts from 12 countries (from Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America). It is supported by data provided by Clarivate Analytics from InCites and the Global Institutional Profiles Project.

The second seminar of the IREG Engineering Ranking Group organized by IREG Observatory and hosted by the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute) took place in Moscow, 30 November - 1 December 2017 (the Group met first in Bremen, Germany in May 2017). The aim of the Seminar was to identify relevant indicators for engineering programs that will allow systematic comparison across universities offering engineering programs at both national and international levels.

04 December 2017

The web-based US News publication has just released data that looks at excellence from another angle by comparing the financial resources of universities, measured by spending per student on teaching-related activities, with their overall scores. The results are considered a measure of operating efficiency. Only those institutions in the top half of the ‘America’s Best Colleges’ rankings are ranked

04 December 2017

The 14th edition of the Financial Times European Business School rankings, which are restricted to postgraduate programmes, has just been published. The newspaper has also published top twenty rankings for Asia/Australia and the Americas. The general European rankings are a combination of rankings of MBA, Executive MBA, Masters in Management (MiM), and customised and open non-degree executive courses. The first three rankings have a weighting of 25% and the latter two 12.5% each.

01 December 2017

The Ministry of Higher Education in Malaysia has published the latest edition of the Rating for Higher Education Institutions in Malaysia (SETARA). These measure the quality of teaching and learning at level six (undergraduate) in the Malaysian Qualifications Framework.

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