World League
Ural Federal University

Russia

620002, Russia, Yekaterinburg, Mira street 19

643 World
rank
21 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1920 (2011)
Short name:
UrFU
Type:
Federal
Students:
28430
Faculty:
2830
Faculty/Students Ratio:
10
:
1
Web-site:
urfu.ru/en/
Region:
Europe
Location:
Yekaterinburg
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 643 27.621
Teaching 480 39.763
Research 648 17.159
International Diversity 649 17.262
Financial Sustainability 669 24.183
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 308 54.28
Research Perfomance Rankings 664 16.956
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TEACHING
World Rank: 480
Country rank: 21
Score: 39.763
League: Copper League
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name
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 648
Country rank: 11
Score: 17.159
League: World League
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weight
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name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 649
Country rank: 19
Score: 17.262
League: World League
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weight
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name
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weight
10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 669
Country rank: 17
Score: 24.183
League: World League
Dimension
weight
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name
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weight
10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

Ural Federal University (UrFU) is one of the top ranked scientific centers in Russia, carrying out research and educational activities in natural, technical, social sciences, humanities, and economics. It was formed through the merger of two leading universities in Yekaterinburg. UrFU facts and figures: Institutes: 17 Total students: 45 000+ International students: 1000+ Undergraduate programmes: 120+ Graduate programmes: 80+ Graduate programmes in English: 9 Enrollment includes students from 36 countries Double Degree Programmes: 5 International partners: 300+ The most important features of education in UrFU: ? World-class academic staff involved in practical research. ? Vast research infrastructure providing the framework for the successful implementation of innovative projects. ? Close connections with the local community providing a strong base for practical-oriented education through internships and workshops. UrFU research complex includes research centers, innovation infrastructure, library and a number of museums. UrFU participates in a number of international projects and programmes (Tempus, Erasmus, FP7); the university is a member of network universities like the University of Shanghai Collaboration Organization, University of CIS and Arctic University.

Mission Statement

Mission: Ensuring re-Industrialization through formation of human, scientific and technological potential, and sustainable modernization of traditional, and development of new industries of the Ural Federal District. Vision: ? To form the research, education and innovation cluster in the Ural Federal District and to become a leader in the fields of natural sciences, engineering and humanities. ? To ensure leadership among regional and Russian federal universities and institutes and become a part of the global leading educational and intellectual centres. 5 directions of UrFU strategic development: Studying in Ural Federal University is a modern lifestyle that provides wide opportunities for self-realization, career and social development and success. Ural Federal University is a research and innovation centre of the Ural region. Ural Federal University will develop strategic partnership with employers and business for the benefit of the regional economy. Ural Federal University will integrate with international research and educational environment. Ural Federal University is a comfortable, safe and creative environment for students and staff.