Gubkin University among top-25 Russian universities in The Three University Missions ranking

The third issue of The Three University Missions Ranking has been released. In 2019, Gubkin University is included in the 651-700 interval group among the world universities and secured the 23-24th position among the top universities in Russia.

The Three University Missions Ranking is a global academic ranking that evaluates the quality of education, scientific work and the contribution to society. The ranking has been published annually since 2017. The methodology of the ranking system was developed in collaboration with more than 100 organizations – universities, councils of rectors, rating agencies, and expert associations. The Expert Council of the ranking comprises experts in the field of higher education from the Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Iran, Italy, Poland, South Africa, Turkey, USA, UK, and Russia.

In 2019, the ranking features a total of 1,200 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 ranking uses only objective criteria approved by the international experts. Reputation surveys are entirely excluded from consideration. The ranking is based on the open data available at the official websites of universities as well as data from independent global sources: Clarivate Analytics, data and metrics provider from InCites and Global Insititutional Profiles Project (GIPP); Elsevier, owner of the bibliographic and abstract database Scopus; online platforms for mass education Coursera and edX; the universal multilingual Internet encyclopedia Wikipedia; search engines (Google, Yandex, Baidu); social networks (Facebook, Twitter, VK, Sina Weibo); the Alexa company; web portals of international student academic contests; websites of the academic awards from the IREG List of International Academic Awards.