Yakushev: the Project “5-100” will contribute to the development of the economy of the Tyumen region

Yakushev: the Project “5-100” will contribute to the development of the economy of the Tyumen region


Part of Tyumen state University in the project of increase of competitiveness of leading Russian universities “5-100” will open new opportunities for training and development of the economy in the region, said the head of the region Vladimir Yakushev.

TYUMEN, 27 Oct. Part of Tyumen state University in the project of increase of competitiveness of leading Russian universities “5-100” will open new opportunities for training and development of the economy in the region, said the head of the region Vladimir Yakushev.

“This project is another step in the comprehensive work of the Ministry of education to improve the quality of higher education. Without modern qualified personnel are indispensable for the development of the economy. TSU participation in this project gives new opportunities for both the University and the region”, — said the head of the region.

According to the rector of TSU Valery Falkova, the University will have to increase the capacity of teachers, change of recruitment policy — to go beyond the region and the country, to improve the infrastructure, research activities, introduce new management practices.

The expert Council chaired by the Minister of education and science Dmitry Livanov Hscei Earlier in the meeting on October 23 and 24 selected a project to improve the international competitiveness of Russian universities, six new universities. Among these universities included the Baltic Federal University of Immanuel Kant, First Moscow state medical University named after I. M. Sechenov, Russian peoples friendship University, Siberian Federal University, Tyumen state University and South Ural state University.

The project of increase of competitiveness of leading Russian universities among leading research and education centers was launched in 2012. Currently, the project involves 15 leading Russian universities and for the last two years of project implementation they were able to achieve significant progress in the world rankings: in September of this year, nine universities participating in the project were in an annual ranking of Times Higher Education, in October, the two universities participating in the project entered the top 10 of the QS University Rankings: Emerging Europe & Central Asia.

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