On July 12, the 1stInternational Forum QS Rankosiumwill take place

On July 12,the 1st International Forum QS Rankosium will take place in Yekaterinburg (Russia).

The forum, which will be held in the Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B.N. Yeltsin, is designed to bring together leading figures of the Russian higher education and international experts to discuss strategies related to the sustainable development of universities, internationalization and innovation management. Among the topics which will be discussed at the Forum:

· The key to understanding the global rankings of universities: effective tool for universities with global perspectives.

· Creating a world-class university: challenges, opportunities, strategies.

· Attracting world-class professors: inside country and around the world.

· Raising awareness in the international arena: measures and strategies.

· Online strategies of universities: Web sites and social networks.

· Internationalization and sustainable development.

The event will take place in the framework of Russia’s largest international industrial exhibition INNOPROM. A variety of seminars, round tables, and multilateral negotiations with colleagues from around the worldwill also be organized in the course of exhibition.

To get more information about the event and register you will be able on the site http://www.iu.qs.com/qsrankosium2013/(Eng.) and http://www.iu.qs.com/qsrankosium2013ru/(Rus).

A letter of invitation