25.12.2014 | 
Policy
YSU HAS GOT A LEADING POSITION AMONG ARMENIAN UNIVERSITIES
YSU HAS GOT A LEADING POSITION AMONG ARMENIAN UNIVERSITIES
The RA minister of Education and Science presented the rankings of the HEI according to the National Ranking System of the HEI.

National Ranking System of the HEI of the RA was tested for the first time in 2013. Its goal is to increase competitiveness between the universities and their accountability, to provide the shareholders of the university system with the opportunity to get open and transparent information and to raise public awareness of the quality and effectiveness of the educational process.

 

Today, RA Minister of Education and Science Armen Ashotyan during the meeting with the university representatives spoke about the effectiveness of the system and presented the rankings for this year.

 

A special principal is chosen for the ranking system. The leading universities in Armenia are presented in 6 different groups:

 

1. Universities, providing with educational programs at three levels of education and three and more specialized areas,

2. Universities, providing with educational programs at three levels of education and up to three specialized areas,

3. Universities, providing with educational programs for Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees and three and more specialized areas,

4. Universities, providing with educational programs for Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees and up to three specialized areas,

5. Universities, providing with educational programs only for Bachelor’s degree,

6. Universities, providing with education in the fields of arts.

 

YSU is in the first group, and this year has received 6.69 ranking points and leads in the list of the HEI which provide with educational programs at three levels of education and three and more specialized areas. The second is the Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University (5.67 points), and the third is the Armenian State Pedagogical University (5.53 points).

 

The leader in the 2nd group is Yerevan State Medical University, 3rd group - the American University of Armenia, 4th – Yerevan University of International Relations “Anania Shirakatsi”, 5th – “USEL” University, and 6th - Yerevan State Academy of Fine Arts.

 

The system allows to compare the performance of the universities, but only those HEI can be compared which are positioned in the same group.

 

The rankings of the universities are available on the following webpage: www.ranking.armedu.am

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