Andrey Kostin, Russian oncologist, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, became the first Vice-Rector, Vice-Rector for Research at RUDN University.
RUDN has retained its position in the top 150 leading universities in the world in the international ranking — Times Higher Education: Golden Age University Rankings 2020. This is a list of the best universities in the world that were founded between 1945 and 1967.
QS Agency has presented the ranking of the best universities in the world - QS World University Rankings 2021. RUDN University has risen by 66 positions and took 326 place. The university showed a rise in absolutely all categories.
The greatest rise is in the criteria "Academic Reputation": by 138 positions, and "Reputation among employers": 112 positions up compared to last year.
The Minister of Science and Higher Education took part in the meeting of the Academic Board of the University.
According to RUR World University Rankings 2020, RUDN University is on the 7th line among Russian universities and 369th in the world, showing an increase of 49 positions among world universities during the year. In the quality of teaching, the university is among the four leaders in Russia.
The Times Higher Education (THE) published a rating assessing universities against their impact on society - THE Impact Rankings 2020. RUDN University first participated in this rating and took a place in the range 201-300. RUDN got the highest score for the “Decent work and economic growth” SDG, ranking 45th among world universities.
RUDN University received the maximum "5 stars" of the QS Stars international ranking. 5 stars is an indicator of the highest quality of not only hotels and restaurants, but also universities, only three Russian universities having such high praise.
QS Ranking Agency introduced QS WUR by Subject 2020 rankings - lists of the best universities in the world in selected subjects. RUDN University has shown rapid rise in the areas of “Linguistics” and “Modern Languages”, and also for the first time became one of the best in the world in subjects “Mathematics”, “Economics and Econometrics” and “Chemistry”.
QS Rating Agency introduced QS WUR by Subject 2020 rankings - lists of the best universities in the world in selected subjects. RUDN University has shown rapid growth in the areas of “Linguistics” and “Modern Languages”, and also for the first time became one of the best in the world in “Mathematics”, “Economics and Econometrics” and “Chemistry”.
From all corners of the planet and even from space, congratulations and kind words fly to RUDN University! 6,000 guests - alumni of different generations from different countries, teachers, students and friends of the university - gathered in the State Kremlin Palace to meet again, share memories and express their love and devotion to Alma mater.