Professor Vladimir Filippov, Rector of Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN) and Minister for Higher Education (1998-2004) has given an exclusive long-ranging interview in which he speaks about his university as it marks its 60th year of establishment and the plans for the future. During his meeting with this correspondent, Kester Kenn Klomegah, he further discusses the importance of reforms, challenges and achievements in his university in the Russian Federation.
November 14-15, the XVI All-Russian Olympiad for Students of Russian as a Foreign Language (RFL) "We studied before - we are studying now" was held at RUDN University bringing together more than 80 university representatives from 12 cities of Russia. Students represented 29 countries, the expert jury determining 2 foreigners who know the Russian language and culture best of all. Topics covered natural science / technical and general humanitarian profiles.
May 29, Daniele Donati, Academic Director for Teaching Italian Language at Italian Language School for Foreign Students at Campus Magnolie, became a guest of the RUDN Institute of Foreign Languages.
April 19-20, the Philological faculty Department of Russian Language and Methodology of Teaching hosted the second final round of the University Student Olympiad in Russian as a foreign language “Russia: Traditions and Modernity”. The winners will represent RUDN at the All-Russian Russian Language Olympiad among foreign students in the autumn of 2019.
The school for future masters students “Is journalism a science?” was held from April 17 to April 20, 2019, on the base of the Faculty of Philology.
April 10, in the framework of Moscow International Education Fair, the presentation of the UNESCO World Education Monitoring Report 2019 was held. The theme of the report this year is “Education in the conditions of migration and mobility: building bridges instead of building walls”. The event was organized jointly by the RF Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the RF Ministry of Education and the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education.
Neda Kameh Khosh (Iran), graduate of RUDN Law Institute told students about time management and a professional translator’s qualities.
Boris Naimushin, interpreter of Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov (2002-2012), Head of the Department of English Philology (New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria) told students and teachers of RUDN Law Institute about the role of digital resources in training interpreters in conditions of digitalization of the society of the 21st century.
March 18 – 22, What is the difference between the Russian and Dutch business culture, is it possible to successfully develop joint business projects, what is interesting about the Dutch methods of teaching business administration and marketing - this and many other things became known to the participants of the international training “Business Carousel”. 40 students of the RUDN University and the Ede Christian University Business School (Christelijke Hogeschool Ede, the Netherlands) understood the nuances of the business processes of their countries in order to present joint ideas.
10 days to study and solve real problems of the fuel and energy and mineral resources complexes, brainstorming and teamwork hours, 6 minutes to present and defend the project: more than 100 RUDN students participated in the selection round of the VII International Engineering Championship “CASE-IN”. 3 teams that developed the best projects according to the jury will represent RUDN in the finals of the CASE-IN championship, held in Moscow in late May.
The results of the contest of the Vladimir Potanin Foundation Scholarship Program among graduate students of leading Russian universities are summed up. 5 students of RUDN were among the winners.