On September 29th, the Association of Rating, Ranking, and Other Performance Evaluations Makers (ARM) together with the Russian Union of Rectors (RUR) and RAEX Rating Agency held a webinar for foreign ranking users, such as embassy officials and representatives of universities, participants of the sixth edition of the “Three University Missions” ranking. More than 300 participants from all over the world were accredited for the webinar, characterizing a high interest towards the ranking among foreign and Russian specialists and authorities.
This year, the Moscow International University Ranking “The Three University Missions” (MosIUR) included 1,800 higher education institutions (HEIs) from 103 countries. 2021, the ranking was made up of 1,650 HEIs. The expansion of the list has been made possible due to increased transparency and competitiveness of numerous universities, mainly from BRICS countries.
The Moscow International University Ranking “The Three University Missions” (MosIUR) included a record-high list of 1.650 higher education institutions in its 2021 edition, making it the most representative among popular academic rankings. There are altogether 97 countries and territories represented in the 2021 ranking. Europe leads by the number of universities among all other macro-regions with 568 universities in the ranking, i.e. more than a third of the entire list. Asia is second with 493 universities (almost 30%). North America lags behind with 272 universities (16.5%). Russia accounts for 6.8% of the world’s best universities; this number is slightly higher than Latin America’s (6.6%).
The Three University Missions Ranking 2020 features 1500 universities representing 97 countries. Most of the listed universities are European: 493, or almost 33% of the ranking table. Asia is neck-and-neck with Europe, accounting for 32% of the featured list. North America follows with almost 17%. Russia and Latin America are represented by 7% of the world's best universities each. Oceania and Africa come last with 3% and 2% of the featured universities respectively.
The third issue of The Three University Missions Moscow International University Ranking has been released. It features a total of 1200 universities from 79 countries. The number of universities listed in the rankings table in 2019 significantly increased compared with the year before, when the published rankings list included 333 positions.
The Association of Rating Makers, the publisher of Moscow International University Ranking, prepared a study on international student contests based on the materials of the second issue of the Third University Mission rankings.