World-Class Russian Education!

The goal of Project 5-100 is to maximize the competitive position of a group of leading Russian universities in the global research and education market.

In the spring of 2013, the Russian Government announced a resolution whereby a council would convene to oversee further development of leading Universities. The Council on Competitiveness Enhancement of Leading Russian Universities among Global Research and Education Centers has been designed to enjoy long-term service as a permanent interdepartmental advisory body, its mission to handle the various issues that arise under its umbrella. Its goes over the Universities’ reports, suggests how much money is needed to follow through on everything, and then communicates what it thinks ought to be done to the Russian Ministry of Education and Science in terms of continued support of the Project’s selected Universities.

Numbers of the Council swell with international and Russian representatives of the academic community, public officials responsible for educational reform, acclaimed experts, and scholars of lofty repute.


  • Olga Golodets

    Chairman of the Council

    Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation

    Olga Vasilyeva

    Deputy Chairman of the Council

    Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation

    Andrei Volkov

    Deputy Chairman of the Council

    Academic policy advisor of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO

    Alexander Abramov

    Chairman of the Board of Directors in EVRAZ Plc

    Philip G. Altbach

    Founding Director of the Boston College Center for International Higher Education.

    Michael M. Crow

    President of Arizona State University 

    Koenraad Debackere

    Executive Director of the KU Leuven Research & Development

    Malcolm J. Grant

    Chairman of NHS England

    Herman Gref

    President and Chairman of the Board «Sberbank of Russia»

    Valery Kozlov

    Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Sciences

    Weifang Min

    Executive President, the Chinese Society for Education Development Strategies

    Lap-Chee Tsui

    President of the Academy of Sciences of Hong Kong