BSU in World University Rankings

On June 21, Times Higher Education (THE), a weekly magazine based in London, reporting specifically on news and issues related to higher education, published an annual ranking of best universities in Europe. Belarusian State University (BSU) is included in the ranking, occupying the 301+ position. BSU is the only Belarusian university in the list.

University of Oxford is at the head of the ranking, followed by University of Cambridge and Imperial College London.

Great Britain has the biggest number of educational institutions included in the list, with 90 entries. Germany, Sweden, and Switzerland are also among the leaders. Ukraine has 4 entries, while Poland, Latvia, and Russia has 9, 2, and 24 entries, respectively.

Earlier in June, BSU was ranked 334th in another university list, QS World University Rankings 2017/18. This marks a 20–position climb for BSU, as it was 354th in 2016. In 2015, BSU occupied the 421–430 spot. Belarusian National Technical University (BNTU) is at the 751–800 place.

For the sixth year in a row, Massachusetts Institute of Technology tops the list, followed by Stanford University and Harvard University. The QS World University Rankings are comprised taking into account six indicators – academic reputation, employer reputation, student–to–faculty ratio, citations per faculty, international faculty ratio, and international student ratio.

This year, QS World University Rankings assessed more than 900 universities.

BSU improves its positions in world university rankings