The ranking of the best universities in the world has been announced by the RUR (Round University Ranking). The ranking includes 829 higher education institutions from 85 countries. The top ten leading universities have remained virtually unchanged since 2010, when the RUR rating was available.
Azerbaijan is represented in the overall ranking by 3 universities - Baku State University (702nd place), Azerbaijan University of Architecture and Construction (760th place) and Azerbaijan State University of Economics (807th place). In the international RUR ranking based on scientific data of Clarivate Analytics, universities are evaluated on 20 parameters grouped in four areas: quality of education (40% of the evaluation of higher education institution), quality of research (40%), level of internationalization (10% of university assessment), level of financial sustainability (10%).
In addition to the general rating, the RUR rating includes 6 ratings in 30 subjects: humanities, life sciences, medical sciences, natural sciences, social sciences, technical sciences.