18 августа 2017
Sechenov University in the Webometrics Ranking Spanish Research Group Cybermetrics Lab published Webometrics Ranking of World Universities in July, 2017. This international ranking shows how the universities are represented in the global network.

Sechenov University improved its results since January, 2017 (+303 positions).

Increasing the number and quality of published materials (and its citations), actively developing representation of the University in social networks help to affect the openness and accessibility of information about the University.

Background information:

The Webometrics Ranking is published twice a year (in January and July).
It estimates about 25 000 universities in the world. Its methodology is based on 4 indicators:
1. popularity (number of links to external resources);
2. presence of a number of web-pages indexed by Google;
3. excellence (citation of scientific publications based on analytical data of part of SCImago Research Group);
4. openness, or transparency indicator that uses information from the profiles of the universities in the Google Scholar citations.

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