Almost, around 21 universities in Russia come under QS World University Rankings. Five of which are placed under the top 400 universities globally. Russia also possess’ a considerable existence in the QS University Rankings; a ranking of the leading universities in the BRICS countries consists of India, China, Russia, Brazil, and South Africa with almost around 53 Russian universities making the BRICS top 200.
Let us have a look on the Universities
• Moscow State University: Lomonosov
The university is considered as the highest ranked institution, having 114th in the world QS World University Rankings for the year 2014/15. Lomonosov Moscow State University enrolls around 37,200 students every year, where almost 21,500 are undergraduates and 3,800 are international students. The university consists of faculty from different streams of studies viz. 370 departments, 40 faculties, 12 research institutes, five museums, and seven branch campuses in Russia and abroad.
• State University of Saint Petersburg
The university comes at second position in the head board of top Russian universities; It is the oldest university and one of the most prominent universities in the country. It is at present ranked at 232 in the world. The university consists of 500 buildings having almost 23 faculties, with open access to the city’s vast selection of monuments, museums, and arts venues.
• State Technical University: Bauman Moscow
The University is ranked around 322nd position in the world. Bauman Moscow State Technical University center on the subjects like: mathematics, science, engineering, and technology along with offering a number of humanities programs.
• State University of Novosibirsk
Novosibirsk State University was established in year 1958, and is presently ranked 328th in the world. It is one of the best-performing Russian universities which is 100 year old. The University has a comparatively small student base of around 5,500 students, but due to its beautiful location, it has flourishing artistic and nightlife scenes, making it another striking choice for potential students.