Project 5-100 participants, namely Higher School of Economics (HSE), Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) and Novosibirsk State University (NSU), featured in the top-100 universities in the world according to the results of ratings, published by the British edition of Times Higher Education (THE), 5 April. HSE broke into the THE Young University Rankings, the rating of universities aged 50 years or under, taking 96th place in it and becoming the only university representing Russia for all six years of this rating.
Information about studying in Russia is now available to French-speaking prospective students.
More than 200 million people speak French on almost all continents, this is the official language in 29 countries. The launch of StudyinRussia.ru in French will significantly expand the audience of the website aimed at attracting international students to Russian universities.
The 12th International Conference & Exhibition APAIE in the field of higher education was completed in Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) on March, 24. This year it was organized by five Taipei universities, led by the National University of Sun Yat-sen. At this largest educational forum in the Asia-Pacific region Project 5-100 participants were exhibited at the joint stand of Project 5-100. University staff held negotiations with representatives of foreign universities aiming to strengthen cooperation and establish new business contacts.
March 17, a regular meeting of the Council on Competitiveness Enhancement of Leading Russian Universities among Leading Global Research and Education Centers (Project 5-100 International Council) started in Moscow. The work of the Council is headed by Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Olga Golodets, Chair of Project 5-100 International Council, and the Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation Olga Vasilyeva, who is the Deputy Chairman of the Council.
The Spanish version of StudyinRussia.ru has just been launched. It is expected to increase significantly the number of website users and attract more international students to Russian universities. Spanish is the third most popular language in the world, with over 500 million speakers from 58 countries.