Ulyanovsk State University proves once again that it has deservedly been included in the Russian cohort of regional flagship universities
The effectiveness analysis results
of the development programs implementation for the 22 flagship universities
that received this high status in 2017 were discussed at a meeting of the
Council for the Implementation of Development Programs for the Flagship
Universities which took place at the Ministry of Education and Science on July
30. This development is of key importance for the industrial and socio-economic
development of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. Ulyanovsk Classical University earned a high
praise from experts and took seventh place among the “flagships” of the second
For reference. A flagship university (basic
university) in Russia is a university focused on supporting the development of
the constituent entity of the Russian Federation by providing the local labor
market with highly qualified specialists, solving urgent problems of the
regional economy and implementing educational and innovative projects together
with the region and its enterprises.
Eleven flagship universities appeared in early 2016, in April 2017 the Ministry of Education and Science expanded the list of such universities to 33.
USU as a flagship university of the region continues to maintain its leading positions, occupies a worthy place in the national and international rankings. It is necessary to remind that the coordinating council for the implementation of the Development Program of Ulyanovsk State University was headed by Governor Sergey Morozov, which made it possible to more effectively build interactions with regional clusters, industrial enterprises and high-tech businesses, as well as carry out work on the priorities of the region's scientific and technological development.