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IKBFU is one of the six new universities to have joined the 5-100 project. The overall goal of the project is for five Russian universities to feature in the international rankings’ top 100 by 2020. The University successfully presented its programme of academic excellence to the Council on Competitiveness Enhancement of Leading Russian Universities among Leading Global Research and Education Centers chaired by Dmitry Livanov, Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.
The Council consists of prominent academics, public officials and international education experts, including Philip Altbach (Founder of the Center for International Higher Education in Boston), Michael Crow (President of Arizona State University), Edward Crawley (President of Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology), Koenraad Debackere (Managing Director of the Catholic University of Leuven), Malcolm Grant (Chairman of NHS England), Tsui Lap-Chee (Vice-Chancellor and President of Hong Kong University), Min Weifang (Executive President of the Chinese Society for Education Development Strategies), Andrei Volkov (Professor, Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO) and Igor Agamirzian (CEO of Russian Venture Company).
Dmitry Livanov, Minister of Education and Science of eh Russian Federation, commented on the new participants, ‘The Council on Competitiveness Enhancement of the Leading Russian Universities met in Vladivostok to sum up the results of the contest. 18 universities were approved to participate in the final stage of the contest. Each university presented its programme and answered questions posed by the Council members and experts in attendance… ten universities made it to the second round and six were selected to participate in the Project: Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Siberian Federal University, University of Tyumen and South Ural State University’. At present, 15 leading Russian universities participate in the 5-100 Project. (Source: the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation).