федеральное государственное автономное образовательное учреждение высшего образования
«Самарский национальный исследовательский университет имени академика С.П. Королева»

For several years Samara National Research University has consistently been improving its performance in both Russian and international rankings.


QS World University Rankings

  • In 2017 Samara National Research University, for the first time, entered the global QS World University Rankings (QS), annually compiled by the British company Quacquarelli Symonds and joined the group of universities that share positions from 800 to 1000. In total, 24 universities represent Russia in the QS World University Rankings.
  • In 2018 Samara University significantly improved its performance in it and moved to the group of universities occupying positions from 701 to 750.

THE World University Rankings


THE World University Rankings by subject

  • 2017 – Samara University is for the first time included in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by subject. In the study of THE World University Rankings 2018 by subject: Engineering and Technology, universities that have outstanding world-class competencies in engineering and technology are evaluated. Samara University joined the group of universities that share positions from 401 to 500 in this direction.

QS World University Rankings by Subject

QS University Rankings: Emerging Europe and Central Asia (QS EECA)

  • In 2017 Samara University entered the first hundred of the international QS EECA University Ranking and ranked 99 among 300 universities from 20 countries of the world. The ranking includes universities of the former "Eastern Bloc" (the Czech Republic, Poland), Turkey, CIS and Baltic countries.
  • 2016 – a year earlier, the university went up to more than 30 positions at once and became one of the top 110 universities in developing countries of Europe and Central Asia according to the QS ranking agency.
  • 2015 – Samara University for the first time joined the top 150 universities in the QS EECA Ranking.

QS Top Universities BRICS

THE European University Ranking 2017

THE BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings

Webometrics Ranking of World Universities

  • February 2017 – Samara University immediately went up to 817 positions in the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities. The university moved from position 2464 to 1596. Among the universities of the Russian Federation, Samara University occupied the 15th line of the ranking. It climbed nine positions compared with August 2016.

Round University Ranking (RUR)


RAEX (Expert RA) Russian University Ranking. 2016

  • Position 26 in the overall ranking (in 2012 it started from position 35).
  • Position 15 in the list of the top Russian universities in nomination "The Demand for Graduates by Employers".
  • Position 18 in the group of Russian universities with the highest level of research activity.
  • Position 21 in the annual reputation ranking of universities in integrated areas.

National University Ranking (Interfax Group Project). 2016

  • Position 21 in the overall ranking (in 2011-2013, it was ranked from 61 to 64).
  • Position 15 according to "Education" criterion among Russian universities.
  • Position 18 according to "Research" criterion.


The Ranking of Universities According to the Vladimir Potanin Charitable Foundation

The universities-participants of the Vladimir Potanin Fellowship Programme, addressed to graduate students and teachers of master’s degree courses, are evaluated.

Graduate Employability Monitoring

The Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation conducts the annual monitoring of employment and average wages of Russian universities graduates.

  • 2014 – Samara State Aerospace University entered the top nine Russian leading universities, where the graduate employment rate was 100%. Moreover, only two universities that were awarded the category of the National Research University – SSAU and MIPT were among the best. In total, during the monitoring, the data on 1 million 200 thousand graduates of 2013, who completed studies in more than 1,100 areas of training and specialties, were processed.
  • 2015 – according to the results of monitoring in 2014, the level of employment of SSAU graduates was 90%.