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.


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.

APAIE-2017: Trends of Globalization and International Education in Russia

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.

The first day of work of the Council of Project 5-100 has come to the end in Moscow

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.

StudyinRussia.ru is now available in Spanish!

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.