Annual BSRUN Forum 2019 «International and National University Rankings»

Unecon hosted an annual Forum «International and National University Rankings of The Baltic Sea Region University Network (BSRUN) on October, 17.

Year to year the Forum raises up Higher Education matters in the Baltic Sea Region: Higher Education Institutions position in the East-West interactions; international academic mobility; branding and rebranding of Universities, University strategies while affiliation and restructuration.

BSRUN Forum 2019 was dedicated to University International Rankings and their influence on world trends in development of Higher Education.

Particular attention recieved methodological approaches and performance indicators used in rating systems; tools for ranking results comparison, appearance of new-generation regional and national indicators for Higher Education Institute performance evaluation.


Key speakers were line-managers and region directors of international and local rating agencies.

More than 70 participants from 6 countries (Belarus, Latvia, Poland Russia, Finland and Estonia) visited the Forum.

Welcome speech gave Dmitry Vasilenko – Unecon Vice Rector for International Relations and Kari Hyppönen – President of Baltic Sea Region University Network (BSRUN).

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