Novosibirsk State University participates in the project 5-100 directed at improving competitiveness of Russian higher education institutions on the global market

The Project 5–100 is aimed at developing Russian universities in the educational, scientific and innovative spheres. According to the aims of the project at least 5 Russian universities are to enter top100 positions of one of the global rankings: QS, THE or ARWU by 2020.
Novosibirsk State University entered the list of universities participating in the project through an open competition.

Being a participant of this project mean that NSU receives additional funding and is in a better position for:
  • Participating in international mega-grants
  • Developing joint experimental scientific projects in the field of breakthrough technologies
  • Conducting joint R&D projects with the Novosibirsk Technopark and the research institutes of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Developing engineering infrastructure of NSU laboratories to improve the effectiveness of applied R&D
  • Supporting laboratories with high productivity
  • Supporting mirror laboratories headed by Russian and foreign scientists-researchers
  • Developing and implementing English-taught Master and PhD programs
  • Accrediting English diploma programs with an international teaching body
  • Supporting programs aimed at improving administrative staff qualification
  • Providing bonuses for leading scientists lecturing at NSU
  • Attracting talented young scientists to teach and lecture at NSU
Plans on NSU development and its progress in getting into world top100 universities are described in the Road map.

QS World University Rankings

International academic council

The International Academic Council is working out recommendations on NSU's strategic development and the improvement of its international competitiveness, as well as conducting expert assessment of offers dealing with the development perspectives of research areas and academic reputation of educational programs.

Members of the Council are elected for a 5-year period and come from the field of world leading educational and research institutions dealing with NSU top-priority areas.

Name Surname Yale University, USA
Alexandr Apolonski
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany
Elena Boldyreva
Institute of Solid State Chemistry and Mechanochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia
Valentin Vlassov
Director of the Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine, Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia
Eugene Demler
Harvard University, USA
Anatoly Derevyanko Director of the Institute of Archeology and Ethnography, Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia
Grigory Dianov University of Oxford, Great Britain
Vladimir Zakharov University of Arizona, USA
Vladimir Zelman University of Southern California, USA Department of Anesthesiology, Keck School of Medicine
Efim I. Zelmanov Professor, University of California, San Diego (USA)
Alexandr Kostochka Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana -Champaign, Illinois, USA
Jean Maríe Lehn The University of Strasbourg Strasbourg, France
Eiji Ohtani Department of Earth and Planetary Materials Science, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
Sergei Turitsyn Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies, Birmingham, United Kingdom
 Gregory Falkovich  Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Sergey Netesov  Head of Laboratory NSU, Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor 
Vladimir Shiltsev  Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, Illinois, USA