According to the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings, among the top 800 universities of the world, the Belarusian State University rose by 20 points and took 334th place. It showed the highest result in the history of its participation in the international ranking. This British company takes into account the quantitative data on the higher education institution and the polling of independent experts. Besides the BSU, the ranking includes the Belarusian National Technical University. All in all there are more than 30,000 universities in the world.