More St. Petersburg universities have made it onto the latest QS WUR global rankings and have strengthened their positions. The QS WUR 2021 rankings, published on 9 June, included
4 St. Petersburg universities and 2 universities with branches in the city:
St. Petersburg State University came 225th (234th in 2020), Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University came in 401st (439th in 2020), ITMO University came in 360th (436th in 2020), St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University was in the 701–750 group, the Higher School of Economics came in 298th place (322nd in 2020) and Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration was in the 801–1000 group.
So, all of the universities which had already appeared in the list significantly improved their positions in the updated QS rankings. What’s more St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University entered the QS global rankings for the first time, as did Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, which has a branch in St. Petersburg.
New data for QS WUR 2021 demonstrate that both St. Petersburg universities and Russian universities in general were able to strengthen their positions in this prestigious international ranking: 28 Russian universities have made it onto the new list. The highest positions taken by Russian universities were by Moscow State University in 74th place (84th in 2020), Novosibirsk State University in 228th (231st in 2020), Tomsk State University in 250th (268th in 2020), Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 281st (302nd in 2020), and Bauman Moscow Technical University at 282nd (284th in 2020).
Universities located in St.Petersburg which appear in the QS WUR global rankings 2018-2021