RUDN University is the globe in miniature. It gives the students a unique opportunity to travel across the cultures of different countries. The skill to achieve mutual understanding is formed in Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia in many different ways: from groups and public organizations to hostels, amateur art groups, and foreign communities.
2 March, RUDN chose the King of Africa or Mister RUDN Association of African students – Zim Sankvella (SAR), first-year student of the Agrarian and Technological Institute who won over students from Cameroon, Chad, Namibia, Angola, Ethiopia and SAR. Vice-Mister was Binga Medesh (Angola), third place was taken by Naftalu Kuume (Namibia).
2 March, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, President of Madagascar was awarded the title of RUDN Doctor Honoris Causa in recognition of his contribution to cooperation in education and science between RUDN University and the Republic of Madagascar.
More than 1,000 friends and partners of the University, students, teachers and staff members, as well as alumni of different years from dozens of countries came to celebrate the anniversary.