General information on ranking

Name of the ranking MosIUR "The Three University Missions" - Moscow International University Ranking
Geographical scope Global
Name of person in charge of ranking Dmitry Grishankov
E-mail of person in charge of ranking
Website of the ranking
Publication frequency annual
First year of publication 2017
Most recent year of publication 2022
Date of last update 2023-07-10
Ranking organization Association of Rating Makers (ARM)
Website of the methodology

Moscow International University Ranking "The Three University Missions" assesses higher education institutions according to the three traditional missions of universities: education, research, and the relation between the university and the local community, which is now getting increasingly important as a condition of sustained development of regions. The ranking uses only objective criteria approved by the international experts. Reputation surveys are entirely excluded from consideration. MosIUR Ranking uses 16 indicators grouped into three areas:

Education (45%), including:

Wins in international student contests by the university students (7%).

Proportion of international students in the total number of students (8%).

University budget to student ratio (15%).

Student to academic staff ratio (15%).

Research (25%), including:

IREG List awards won by university academic Staff and alumni (7%).

Average normalised citation impact (global level) (10%).

Average normalised citation impact (national level) (3%).

Research income per academic staff member (5%).

University & Society (30%), including:

Amount of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) (6%).

University's share in its country's total academic publications (4%).

Total pages of a university's website indexed by the leading search engines (3%).

Views of the university's page on Wikipedia (1%).

University's followers in social media (3%).

Number of the university's graduates with an individual article on Wikipedia (7%).

University website reach (4%).

Transparency (2%).

Additional information

  • Type of publication: internet
  • Internet users access to ranking: open access
  • Language of publication: English
  • Main target groups: higher education institutions, policymakers, governments and funding agencies, quality assurance, accreditation, and recognition organizations, students and parents
  • Level of comparison: institutional: 1800
  • Major dimensions covered: internationalization, research, social engagement, teaching, web presence
  • Structure of presentation: ordinary presentation (league tables)
  • Quality assurance of ranking: periodic consultancy
  • Website of the ranking organization:
  • Types of the ranking organization: private, non-profit
  • Types of rankings: global