July 28, 2016, Roscosmos state corporation and RUDN University signed an agreement on long term strategic cooperation.
July 28, 2016, Roscosmos state corporation and RUDN University signed an agreement on long term strategic cooperation. Igor Komarov, Roscosmos General Director met Vladimir Filippov, RUDN Rector and Alexander Chursin, Director of RUDN Institute of Space Technologies to discuss joint plans, training staff for Roscosmos and involving RUDN researchers and academics in Roscosmos programs.
The plan will be realized by RUDN Institute of Space Technologies created in 2013 for fulfilling Roscosmos research, education and foreign economic activity tasks.
Roscosmos and RUDN are planning to create forecast methodology of strategic directions of innovation development and assessment of the world market of space production.
The parties coordinated RUDN and Roscosmos joint plan for 2016-2017 and appointed responsible persons. They also discussed plans of developing the International Marketing Center set up by Roscosmos and RUDN University. Heads of Roscosmos and RUDN also agreed on continuing work with TsNIIMASH, Agat organization and Tekhnomash- companies doing joint research with RUDN University.
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.