LONDON, March 10. /TASS/. Russian universities occupy five places among top 200 higher education institutions in Europe in the Times Higher Education rankings for 2016 published on Thursday.
The Lomonosov Moscow State University was placed 79 in the survey, "Best universities in Europe 2016: top 200."
Other Russian universities on the list are the Peter the Great St Petersburg Polytechnic University (113), the Tomsk Polytechnic University (136), the Kazan Federal University (152) and the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI located in Moscow (164).
Three universities of the United Kingdom are among top three - the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge and the Imperial College London. The UK has a total of 46 universities in the rankings.
Germany comes second for the number of universities on the list. A total of 36 German universities are included in the rankings and the LMU Munich takes the 10th place. Germany is followed by Italy which boasts 19 universities in the rankings.
Institutions in the Times Higher Education rankings were measured on their teaching environment, research environment, research influence, industry income and international outlook.