«European Scientific-Industrial Chamber has released the annual international academic ranking ARES-2017. Its aim is to assess the quality of higher education," says the official website of Altai Krai.
The 2017 ranking includes 3 higher education institutions of the region: Altai State University (44th), Polzunov Altai State Technical University (82th) and Altai State Technical University (89th). All of them belong to the category «Reliable Teaching, Research and Alumni Employment Quality». In total, the ranking includes 186 Russian universities with 26 Siberian universities among them.
The ranking is based on research activity, international cooperation, alumni employment, informatization, level of employee development and international acknowledgement of academic staff, membership in European academies of sciences, awards won and cooperation with employers in these universities.