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.


Olga Golodets

Chairman of the Council

Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation

1984 – Graduated from the Economics Faculty at Lomonosov Moscow State University

PhD (Economics)


1984–1997 – Researcher at the Central Research Laboratory of Labour Resources of the R&D Institute of Labour and the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Employment Problems Institute

1997–1999 – Social Programmes Director, Reformugol Foundation

1999–2001 and 2002–2008 –  Director, Social Policy and Human Resources Department; Deputy Director General for Human Resources and Social Policy at Mining and Metallurgical Company Norilsk Nickel

2001 – Deputy Governor for Social Issues, Taimyr (Dolgano-Nenets) Autonomous Area

July 2008 – December 2010 – President of the All-Russian Inter-industry Association of Employers – National Alliance of Nickel and Precious Metals Manufacturers; Board Chairperson at the Soglasiye Insurance Company 

December 2010 – May 2012 – Deputy Moscow Mayor for Education and Healthcare and Member of the Moscow Government

May 21, 2012 – Appointed Deputy Prime Minister by Presidential Executive Order