Minsk Institute of Management holds leading position in the Ranking Web of World Business Schools among Belarusian business schools and economic universities

In January 2013 edition of Ranking Web of World Business Schools Minsk Institute of Management maintained the first place among Belarusian business schools and economic universities and the second place among business schools of CIS countries.

From July 2008, the Ranking Web is published two times (at the end of January & July) per year. The ranking offers the largest coverage, with about 1,500 institutionsall over the World.

Cybermetrics Lab experts believe that Web presence measures the activity and visibility of the institutions and it is a good indicator of impact and prestige. Rank summarizes the global performance of the Schools, provides information for candidate students and scholars, and reflects the commitment to the dissemination of knowledge.

Following indicators were taken into consideration in January 2013 ranking:

  • Activity
    • Number of pages recovered from the largest engine: Google (Size) – 40%.
    • Documents in file formats like Acrobat (.pdf), Word (.doc), PowerPoint (.ppt) and similar, according to the numbers extracted from Google (Rich Files) – 5%.
    • Using Google Scholar database we collect the number of recent papers published between 2008 and 2012 (Scholar) – 5%.
  • Impact
    • The square root of the number of unique external links received (inlinks) multiplied by the number of originating webdomains. The value chosen is the maximum among the normalized results from the two main providers of link data: MajesticSEO and ahrefs (Visibility) – 50%.

This is already the fifth edition of the ranking which includes Minsk Institute of Management. In January 2011, our institute held the 391st place in the world, in July 2011 – 386th place, in January 2012 – 56th place, in July 2012 – 74th place.

It is worth to be mentioned that Minsk Institute of Management takes 3rd place in the world according to “Scholar” and 5th place in the world according to “Rich Files”. It also should be noted that according to the "Impact" criterion the institute has significantly boosted its position – by 269 points.

According to the latest ranking the institute takes:

9th place among BusinessSchools of Central and Eastern Europe,

21st place among Business Schools of the European continent (in July 2012 - 36 th place),

52nd place in the world (in July 2012 - 74th place).

TOP-10 out of 152 business schools and economic universities of Eastern and Central Europe countries, included in the ranking, is presented in the table below.


Place in Central  and Eastern Europe Place in Europe/World Institution State Place according to separate criteria
 size   visibility   files  Scholar


1 2 / 6   Warsaw School of Economics Poland 22 13 8 5


2 6 / 12  

Poznań University of Economics

Poland 37 17 11 61

3 9 / 18   School of Banking and Management In Cracow Poland 23 28 32 48

4 10 / 19   Wroclaw University of Economics Poland 24 54 6 43

5 13 / 26   College of Finance and Administration Prague Czech Republic 12 171 4 39

6 16 / 32   University of Finance under the Government of the Russian Federation Russia 158 64 31 9

7 18 / 36   University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics Slovenia 42 158 7 74

8 20 / 43  

University of Finance under the Government of the Russian Federation

Russia 79 129 23 62

9 21 / 52   Minsk Institute of Management Belarus 122 347 5 3

10 27 / 59   State University High School of Economics Saint Petersburg Branch Russia 169 111 58 43

In the neighboring countries following business schools have taken leading position:

  • Warsaw School of Economics (Poland) – 6th place in the world;
  • University of Finance under the Government of the Russian Federation (Russia) – 32nd place in the world;
  • ISM University of Management and Economics (Lithuania) – 166th place in the world;
  • Turiba University (Latvia) – 189th place in the world;
  • Faculty of Economics and Management Sumy State University - 196th place in the world.

Ranking of the Belorussian economic universities and business schools is presented in the table below.


Place in Belarus  Place in the world Changes in the World Ranking
 since July 2012
Institution Place according to separate criteria

size 

visibility  files  Scholar

1 52 +22 Minsk Institute of Management 122 347 5 3

2 451 -35 School of Business and Management of Technology Belarusian State University 438 906 293 36

3 499 -39 Institute for Privatization and Management 541 510 425 432

4 507 +109 Minsk Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship 765 734 544 19


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