The Belarusian State University has been listed among 980 top universities in the world in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-2017.
BSU is included in 801+ group of universities. The result is worse than last year when Belarus’ main university made it it 601-800 group.
“Belarusian State University boasts a long list of notable alumni, including 2015 Nobel Prize-winning writer Svetlana Alexievich, noted academic Elena Korosteleva, and pop singer Dmitry Koldun”, the authors of the rating write.
What regards Belarus’ neighbor state, the rating includes 24 Russian universities, 9 universities in Poland, 4 in Ukraine, and two in both Lithuania and Latvia.
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-2017 is published by The British THE magazine and assesses 980 universities, making it the biggest international league table to date. This year’s ranking, which includes institutions from 79 countries, represents an elite 5 per cent of the world’s higher education institutions.
The rankings use 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators to provide the most comprehensive and balanced comparisons available, which are trusted by students, academics, university leaders, industry and governments.
Earlier this year BSU was also listed in QS World University Rankings 2016/17 having risen to 354th place.