Moscow State University ranks fifth in developing countries education rating
Moscow State University has been named the fifth best university in developing countries in an annual rating published by the Times Higher Education magazine - THE Emerging Economies University Rankings, down from third place since last year.
Overall, 35 Russian schools made the 2019 rankings - eight more than last year - making Russia the fourth most represented country in the list.
"Russia’s performance is mixed – while several universities have declined, there are also some significant risers and prominent newcomers," THE said in its ranking.
Chinese universities claimed the top four spots in the ranking of 442 universities from 43 countries. Overall, Russia’s top university placed 199th in the magazine’s 2019 World University Ranking.
In 2018, the magazine named MSU the best university in Eurasia, the Moscow Times reported.