According to the results of the annual National Ranking of the Russian Universities organized by “Interfax” and “Echo of Moscow” Petrozavodsk State University is still among the leaders in criterion “International Activity (Internationalization)”.
The amount of foreign students, the number of programs in the foreign languages and the joint programs with foreign educational institutions were factored in the ranking. Petrozavodsk State University, having scored 79 points, took the 4th place.
The annual ranking of the classical and national research universities of Russia is made by the information group “Interfax” in cooperation with the radio “Echo of Moscow” and is based on six measurements of the higher educational institutions’ activity: education; research; socialization; internationalization: innovations and entrepreneurship; brand. In spring of 2013 updated version of the ranking questionnaire was send to more than 160 higher educational institutions of Russia.