NUST MISiS has shown the greatest rate of growth in Webometrics


NUST MISiS has made a major breakthrough in International Ranking of World Universities rising by 256 positions. Only four Russian Universities – participants of Project 5-100 (NUST MISiS, MEPHI, ITMO University, Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University) have demonstrated positive dynamics. NUST MISiS has shown the most considerable rate of growth. 

NUST MISiS is one of the Universities-participants of Project 5-100 that managed to strengthen its positions not only on ranking in the whole, but also on every of its four indicators. 

According to the updated figures, on the most significant indicator «impact», which shows the number of link references to other resources, NUST MISiS has risen by 70 positions. Conforming to the indicator «presence», which defines the size of website (number of webpages indexed by Google), the university has risen by 571 positions that made possible to take 692nd place and rank among Top-1000. According to academic quality of website the indicator «excellence», which shows the citation of academic papers on the basis of analytical findings of research team SCImagoLab, NUST MISiS has managed to rise by 197 positions. 

With the growth of 634 positions the university managed to achieve the most impressive results on the indicator «openness» - the openness of website (number of full-text files uploaded to the portal and indexed by Google). This is the best result among all Russian Universities-participants of Project 5-100 presented in the ranking. 

Currently, the university has consistently shown a high rate of advance in the World Rankings. In July 2015 NUST MISiS significantly strengthened its positions in QS University Ranking among BRICS countries. The university has risen by 9 positions and gained the 89th place. NUST MISiS has shown the best result among Russian Universities included in the first hundred of the ranking. 

«The university continues to strengthen its leading positions in the World University Rankings. It shows that our strategy is good and a great systematic modernization work executed by NUST MISiS is already globally visible», said Alevtina Chernikova, rector of NUST MISiS.


Webometrics Ranking of World Universities is considered as one of the most influential and it assesses the presence of universities in the Internet. Its figures influence on the position in Times Higher Education World University Rankings and QS World University Rankings, so the development of internet resources is one of the significant tasks for universities, which look toward to strengthen their positions and play a prominent part in the world education.