General information on ranking

Name of the ranking Three University Missions Moscow International University Ranking (MosIUR; Moscow Ranking)
Geographical scope Global
Status of the ranking independent
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 2021
Date of last update 2023-07-10
Ranking organization Association of Rating, Ranking and Other Performance Evaluations Makers (ARM)
Website of the methodology

Three University Missions Moscow International University Ranking 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. 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%)

Number of student wins in international student contests (7%).

Share of international students (8%).

University budget to student ratio (15%).

Student to academic staff ratio (15%).

Research (25%)

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 and Society (30%)

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

Share of the university in total national 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 alumni with an individual article about them 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, Russian
  • Main target groups: employers, higher education institutions, policymakers, governments and funding agencies, quality assurance, accreditation, and recognition organizations, students and parents
  • Level of comparison: institutional
  • Major dimensions covered: employability, internationalization, regional engagement, research, social engagement, teaching, web presence
  • Structure of presentation: ordinary presentation (league tables)
  • Data sources: data collected from HEIs by ranking organization, data collected from HEIs by third-party agency, third-party database (data not provided by HEI)
  • Quality assurance of ranking: advisory board, periodic consultancy
  • Website of the ranking organization:
  • Types of the ranking organization: private, non-profit
  • Types of rankings: global