“Informationally transparent HEI. International level” media project List of international expert jury

Representatives from Russia



Doctor of Philosophical Sciences, Professor
The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration




Vice-rector on International affairs and Innovations Sakhalin Institute of Humanitarian and Technological sciences




Round University Ranking Editor
RUR Rankings Agency

Round University Ranking (RUR) is a world university ranking, assessing effectiveness of leading universities in the world. RUR World University Rankings evaluate performance of 761 world’s leading higher education institutions by 20 indicators grouped into 4 key areas of university activity: Teaching, Research, International Diversity, Financial Sustainability.


Olga Oleynikova


Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor, Director of Centre for VET Studies, Director of the National Erasmus+ Office in Russia
Dr. Olga Oleynikova has authored around 200 articles dedicated to the international trends of higher education development, internationalization, mechanisms and tools of the Bologna Process, and problems and prospects of the vocational education systems development in the European Union and Russia, comparative studies, lifelong learning strategies, social partnership, principles and procedures for quality assurance of vocational education, foreign VET systems, development of occupational standards, etc.
Dr. Olga Oleynikova is the laureate of the Russian Federation Government Prize in the field of Education (2010), member of Comparative and International Education Society, member of the European Forum of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (EfVET), member of the International Vocational Education and Training Association (IVETA), director of the UNESCO-UNEVOC center (Moscow office).

Under the direction of Dr. Olga Oleynikova, the Centre for Vocational Education and Training (VET) Studies is engaged in research in the field of improving the quality and efficiency of Russian vocational and higher education, integrating Russian education into the European educational system, including internationalization. Since 2006 on the basis of the Center, the Erasmus+ National Office has been coordinating the components of the Erasmus+ program related to cooperation in higher education sphere.


Bogdan Voronovskiy


General director
Eastern European University Association

EEUA was founded by the universities from Russia & CIS. EEUA represents the interests of member institutions in Global HigherEd. EEUA's mission is to facilitate the HigherEd development and Internationalization. EEUA supports the global activities of member universities by sharing the knowledge, consultancy and other services. The main areas of EEUA's activity: int'l students recruitment (available for member institutions only), university partnership development, short-term training sessions for IRO, int'l event management and delegation visit arrangement, EEUA Award in the sphere of National HigherEd Internationalization.


Alexey Gorshkov

Alexey Gorshkov

First Deputy CEO, Executive Director, Director of the Government Information Department


Aleksey Chaplygin

Aleksey Chaplygin

Head of the research team
Russian National University Ranking


Sofya Suvorova

Sofya Suvorova

Expert, journalist and project coordinator
Russian National University Ranking

Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor, Department of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University. Communication Advisor, National Research Nuclear University MEPhI


Interfax Group traces its history back to 1989, when a group of journalists created an information agency that became the first non-state channel for the latest political and economic information about the USSR. For the last two decades, Interfax has risen through the ranks from the first independent news agency in the Soviet Union, which has set fundamentally new standards for news reporting, to the largest diversified information group in the CIS.

Interfax is the largest diversified information group in the Commonwealth of Independent States and an acknowledged leader of the Russian information market in the B2B segment. Interfax provides political and economic news, fundamental and exchange data, professional IT-solutions for risk-management, marketing, Investor Relations, and PR.

International professional community representatives



Executive Director
Bavarian Academic Center for Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe (BAYHOST)

BAYHOST promotes academic exchange between Bavaria and countries in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe including Russia. BAYHOST supports Bavarian universities and universities of applied science through its specific competencies; by supporting their collaboration with academic organizations in our partner countries and by establishing new partnerships.




Executive Advisor
The Spanish Service for the Internationalization of Education (SEPIE)

The Spanish Service for the Internationalization of Education (SEPIE) is the Spanish National Agency for Erasmus+ program in the area of Education. In addition, SEPIE promotes internationally the Spanish University system, facilitates the exchange of students, researchers and teachers and manages various kinds of scholarships programs.




Center for Learning Innovations and Customized Knowledge Solutions (CLICKS)

The Center for Learning Innovations and Customized Knowledge Solutions is a global center that focuses on building internal capability within higher education through the provision of training opportunities, consultancy, transferring of ‘know-how’, conferences organization, etc. Its focuses on five core areas which involve: 1) leadership development and governance 2) quality assurance and accreditation 3) innovative learning and teaching including technology integration 4) strategy development and 5) research




International Partnership Consultant
Brazilian Association of Private Universities (ABMES)

ABMES is the leading National Association of private HEIs (more than 1500 institutions), representing them in the government bodies and contributing to the strengthening of the Brazilian higher education. ABMES has its own TV station, journals, organizers webinars and on-line courses, conducts national and international events, including Delegations to different countries, launches competitions for social projects and journalism in the area of education. ABMES also serves as the central information and partner search point for international projects. For potential international partners ABMES is ONE door to MANY Universities.


Alenka Flander


Centre of the Republic of Slovenia for Mobility and European Educational and Training Programmes (CMEPIUS)

The Centre of the Republic of Slovenia for Mobility and European Educational and Training Programmes (CMEPIUS) is a public institution working in the field of international projects and international mobility. CMEPIUS positioned itself as a relevant partner within national as well as international educational environment, striving for quality, taking the role of initiator, coordinator of knowledge, experience and ideas. Our main tasks besides co-ordinating the Erasmus+ programme in the field of education, training and sport are to support the developments and its impact on the field of education and training. We are especially strong in the quality assessment and research of the internationalisation of higher education. In addition CMEPIUS pursues national programmes of mobility (bilateral and multilateral scholarships of the Republic of Slovenia), Study in Slovenia initiative; EHEA project on internationalisation of curricula and acts as a Bridgehead Organisation of the EURAXESS National Centre.


Vorasuang Duangchinda


Office of Online Education, Sripatum University (SPU), Bangkok, Thailand.

SPU, a dynamic university for the real world, is a one of the oldest and most prestigious private universities in Thailand with over 48 years of history and with 3 physical campuses across Thailand: 1) Bangkhen – Main Campus in Bangkok, 2) Chonburi Campus – near the country’s Eastern Seaboard, and 3) Sripatum University Khon Kaen – Gateway to the Northeastern Region.

SPU has high reputation for being ICT campus and outstanding online education. SPU is named Thailand’s best-practice in online education management at Higher Education level by Ministry of Education (MOE). Later, the MOE appoints SPU as the Thai Higher Education’s representative in ASEAN Cyber University (ACU) establishment project. SPU is also a first mover in developing and offering MOOC courses on Thaimooc.org, and is awarded for being the university which the role model lecturer in Technology Enhanced Learning (Dr. Vorasuang Duangchinda) by the Professional and Organizational Development Network of Thailand Higher Education (ThaiPOD), the Office of the Higher Education Commission (OHEC), Ministry of Education of Thailand.


Marina Skiba


PhD, Associate Professor

Head of the Quality Assurance and Strategy Development Department at Narxoz University, Chairman of the Expert Council of the Independent Agency for Accreditation and Rating, member of the National Team of Higher Education Reforms Experts.

Dr. Skiba published more than 250 scientific and methodological works in the field of Pedagogy, Economics and Mathematics. Marina Skiba constantly takes part in the organizing and conducting seminars and trainings organized by Narxoz University, National Erasmus+ Office in Kazakhstan, the Bologna Process and Academic Mobility Center of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Independent Agency for Accreditation and Rating.


Francisco Marmolejo


The World Bank

Francisco Marmolejo is Lead Tertiary Education Specialist of the World Bank. He is based in Delhi where he oversees and supports higher education projects in India and in the South Asia region. During 6 years, he served as the Global Coordinator of the Network of Higher Education Specialists of the World Bank. Previously, Mr. Marmolejo served as founding Executive Director of the Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC), a network of more than 160 higher education institutions primarily from Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, based at the University of Arizona (UA), where he also worked as Assistant Vice President. At UA, Francisco Marmolejo was Affiliated Researcher at the Center for the Study of Higher Education and Affiliate Faculty at the Center for Latin American Studies. Also, he has been Vice President of the University of the Americas and professor of the National Autonomous University in Mexico.

The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. The World Bank is not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development. The World Bank Group comprises five institutions managed by their member countries.
Established in 1944, the World Bank Group is headquartered in Washington, D.C. and has more than 10,000 employees in more than 120 offices worldwide.