34 Russian Universities to Compete for the Right to Join Project 5-100September 15, 2015
On 8 September 2015, envelopes containing applications to participate in an open contest for government aid were opened at a meeting in the Ministry of Science and Education. Government aid will be provided to universities realizing academic excellence projects intended to enhance their competitive standing among the world’s best research and education centers.
34 universities have submitted applications. The full list of participants is provided in the minutes of the meeting during which the envelopes were opened (available in Russian).
The start of the new stage of the open contest for universities wishing to join Project 5-100 was announced on 10 July this year. The list of universities which will join the Project will be published in October. Starting from next year, subsidies will be distributed among the university-winners of 2013 and 2015 contests.