THE ranking is formed on the basis of 13 indicators divided into five groups: Teaching Score, Research Score, Citation Score, Industry Score, and International Score.
Alongside with Privolzhsky Research Medical University, the ranking includes three more universities of the Ministry of Health of Russia: Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University of the Ministry of Health of Russia, Sechenov University, and St Petersburg State I.P. Pavlov Medical University of the Ministry of Health of Russia.
‘We entered the ranking for the first time, and our citation score is 2.8. The indicator has been calculated using the Scopus database. PIMU has been showing steady growth in terms of the number of publications and citations’, said Rector Nikolay Karyakin.
The ranking editors noted that global medical universities tend to demonstrate a sharp increase in citation count following successful COVID-19 research.