The Times Higher Education published rankings of the most successful universities.Two rankings were presented at once: the first one, THE Young University Rankings includes universities, which are aged 50 years or under. The rating is published for the sixth time. Its authors take into account the same thirteen criteria in order to compile the list of the best universities according to THE. For example, the quality of teaching, research projects of universities, citing in international publications etc.
The Higher School of Economics was featured the 96th among the two hundred best young universities in the world. This Russian university was established in 1992.
The second rating is called THE Golden Age Universities. There were featured the best universities of the "golden generation", founded between 1945 and 1965. In this period, after the end of World War II, there was an "educational boom" in the world: many new universities were established. The Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology was ranked in the top 50 universities of the "golden generation", which was on the 46th place, Novosibirsk State University was featured in the group 51-100.