Rector of the Peoples' Friendship University Vladimir Filippov nominated for the candidacy of the Head of the Committee on educational programs of UNESCO
Vladimir Filippov, Rector of RUDN University, member of the Council of Europe and UNESCO expert group on recognition of higher education documents in Europe, representative of the second electoral group of the Steering Committee of the UNESCO Education 2030 Program, was nominated Head of the Committee.
The UNESCO Educational Programs Committee was established to implement, coordinate and monitor the Sustainable Development Goal 4 - “Education 2030” (SDG 4, UNESCO) in the Russian Federation.
SDG 4 aims to provide inclusive quality education and education for all, regardless of gender, citizenship and health opportunities. In addition, SDG 4 addresses issues of teacher training, lifelong learning, technical and vocational education, management, and quality of the educational process.
Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia is among the top 200 universities according to the Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings 2021 (THE Emerging Economies 2021).
Only 606 leading world universities were honored to be on the list.
The QS ranking agency has presented the QS WUR by Subject 2021 rankings — lists of the best universities in the world in specific subjects. RUDN has shown rapid growth in the areas of “Modern Languages”, “Linguistics”, “Mathematics”, “Economics and Econometrics” and “Chemistry”, and for the first time entered the list of the best in the world in the subjects “Oil and Gas Business”, “Law”, " Business and Management “, and “Computer Science”.
RUDN University is on the 43rd place in the QS University Rankings: Emerging Europe & Central Asia 2021. Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia has shown the best results in the following categories: international students , student/faculty ratio, institution research collaboration and recruiter review.