In Round University Ranking (RUR) 2018 the University has risen from 456 to 439 place in the general ranking, also holding a very high 65th position in the quality of teaching.
RUR assesses 20 parameters in 4 categories: teaching quality (40% of the university’s assessment), quality of research (40%), level of internationalization (10%), level of financial stability (10%).
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.