North-Eastern Federal University took the 32nd position according to the National University Ranking 2014-2015

North-Eastern Federal University took the 32nd position according to the National University Ranking 2014-2015

In 2010, when the university received the status of federal, NEFU took the 60 to 63 position in the ranking. Five years later, the university improved its position, taking the 32 position.

"The universities activities were estimated on six main criteria: educational activity, research activity, the social environment of the university, internationalization and international activities of the university, the university brand, innovation and entrepreneurship. The evaluation was conducted on the basis of survey data, made by universities’ representatives, available public data on their official websites, public data of the RF Ministry of Education and Science, including information from the database of SPARK and SCAN", NEFU Department for Strategic Development reported.


The National University Ranking is formed by “Interfax” and “Echo of Moscow”. The main purpose of this project is to develop mechanisms and procedures for an independent evaluation of Russian universities and educational programs, improving of the competitiveness of the Russian education system in the world educational and research areas.