KBSU entered the international ranking of universities RUR-2021

Release date: 28.04.2021

KBSU entered the international ranking of universities RUR-2021

On April 27, 2021, the RUR rating agency published the Round University Ranking for 2021.

More than 850 universities from 85 countries of the world are among the leading universities. When ranking universities, 20 indicators were used that assess the activities of universities in four areas: the quality of teaching, the quality of research, the level of internationalization and the level of financial stability.

In the world ranking, Kabardino-Balkarian State University (KBSU) took 780th place. Among 95 Russian universities included in the RUR rating, it is 73rd.

The experts praised the quality of research at KBSU especially highly: according to this indicator, the university ranks 770th in the world and 58th in Russia.


Round University Ranking is an international university ranking that evaluates 1,150 leading universities from 85 countries. The rating data is provided by the international company Thomson Reuters. The ranking is conducted by the RUR Rankings Agency, which was established in 2013.

RUR rating:

a navigator in the world of higher education, allowing applicants and their parents to choose the appropriate university and path of study;
a tool for students to help choose a university for short-term programs or change the main place of study;
a tool for teachers and professors, allowing them to find suitable vacancies and make decisions about cooperation with their colleagues from other universities;
an assessment tool for university management, assessing the competitiveness of a university on a national and global scale and making appropriate management decisions aimed at comprehensively increasing the international competitiveness of the university;
one of the business assessment tools that evaluates the university and makes decisions about cooperation with a specific university;
a tool for the state for a comprehensive assessment of the country’s higher education system, as well as a way to maintain national prestige.