The symbol of it is the Key to Knowledge – the most important attribute of the ceremony. By tradition members of the Rector’s office pass it to the first-year students that are on their way to a new life stage.
Rachel Beta, Congo, Medical institute: «I want to become a pediatrician to help children. It is a perfect profession for me! RUDN gives a great opportunity not only to become a good specialist, but to learn the culture of different countries».
Chkan Thi Thui Zun, Vietnam, Law University: «I have always wanted to be a judge to protect law and people whose rights are violated. I am sure that I can get valuable knowledge in RUDN to achieve my professional goal».
Ali Abu, Iraq, Medical Institute: «My aim is to be a good dentist. I understood it in my childhood when I was at the doctor’s. I am sure that RUDN education can give me great possibilities to realize my dream».
At the ceremonial events members of the Rector’s office, deans of the faculties and institutes put hopes upon the newcomers, introduced University mission and RUDN student code of honor, focused on multinationality and on specialists’ training for international market.
Anyway today RUDN was full of joy. It is nice to know that students are the new generation, which holds the future of the University and of the whole world in their hands.
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.