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.


Russian universities, Project 5-100 participants, record significant improvements in latest QS tables

Russian universities have significantly improved their positions in the QS World University Rankings 2017/2018.
Data from the World University Rankings reveal 965 top universities. Russia appears in the list with 24 universities featured, 15 of which are Project 5-100 - Russian Academic Excellence Project - participants.

NAFSA-2017: leading Russian universities are becoming a development hub on the global market of educational services

Project 5-100 took part in the annual Conference&Expo NAFSA - one of the largest and most significant forums on global education. This time the expo was held in Los Angeles. 15 Project 5-100 participants presented the Russian Higher School on a single national project stand in the format of Study in Russia, one of the objectives of which is to increase the worldwide recognition of universities. This is the second International Conference this year, where Project 5-100 participants were present. In March, the joint stand of the Project 5-100 was successfully exhibited at APAIE in Chinese Taipei (Taiwan). At the NAFSA 2017 Conference & Expo, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation Lyudmila Ogorodova led the Russian delegation.

15 universities represent Russia at the NAFSA 2017 Conference&Expo

Russian delegation has just arrived in the United States to participate in the world's largest international education expo, which takes place in Los Angeles. National Association for Foreign Student Affairs (NAFSA), the world’s largest association dedicated to international education and exchange, brings together the most diverse and vibrant education community: "Study in ..." national projects, leading American and world universities, ranking companies, education authorities, leaders and changemakers at the NAFSA’s 2017 Annual Conference & Expo.

Project 5-100 20th Seminar-Conference breaks the attendance record

On May 17-19, Project 5-100 20th Seminar-Conference was held in RUDN University (Moscow). During the three-day  diverse program, representatives of Russian universities,  Russian and foreign experts and public authorities have been discussing   topics such as:  academic mobility, internationalization, university's reputation management, rating methodologies, international student recruitment, quality of scientific publications and guidelines for writing a research paper for publication, citation indexes, scientific journals ’ international standards among others.

THE rankings again place National Research Nuclear University "MEPhI" among world’s top 100 universities by physical sciences

National Research Nuclear University "MEPhI" – member of Project 5-100 – finally featured in the Times Higher Education top 100 World University Rankings by subject: physical sciences. In its 2016-2017 report, THE has now ranked MEPhI № 84 worldwide.

RUDN University hosts the XX seminar-conference of Project 5-100

RUDN University plays host to the XX seminar-conference of Project 5-100 which has been convened to discuss the progress (roadmaps) made by the universities participating in the academic excellence program

Project 5-100 in partnership with the VK social network will stream live for international students

Leading coordinators of international students will be LIVE on VK for the first time at the XX seminar-conference of Project 5-100 which will be held at the RUDN University from 17 to 19 May. Live stream is scheduled on May 18. Live sessions provide universities with new opportunities to recruit foreign students, establish a direct contact with their target audience, at the same time prospective students can receive information from the first hands.

Project 5-100 participates in the IV Moscow International Education Fair (MIEF)

On April 12, 2017, the IV Moscow international salon of education began its work at VDNKH, which is held annually under the patronage of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation. Project 5-100 participates in this educational fair for the third time, presenting twenty-one leading Russian universities at the booth. This year the main MIEF theme was a new education ecosystem.

Three Project 5-100 participants - the only Russian universities in the top-100 new THE ratings


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.

Project Office 5-100 has launched the French version of StudyinRussia.ru

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.