International scientific collaborations, joint educational programs, international accreditation of programs, opening of new laboratories, projects to attract talented young people to research activities, full-time postgraduate studies, a significant increase in publications in Q1-Q2 journals - a comprehensive approach to project implementation has ensured the promotion of RUDN in the rating.
Traditionally, RUDN maintains a leading position in the field of internationalization. In 2018, the university first admitted students from the Republic of Niger, the Netherlands and Croatia. Today, representatives of 157 countries of the world and more than 9,000 students are studying at RUDN.
RUDN holds Olympiads in 8 directions in 25 countries, has opened 20 specialized classes, and implements 74 educational programs in foreign languages.
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.
QS Agency has presented the ranking of the best universities in the world - QS World University Rankings 2021. RUDN University has risen by 66 positions and took 326 place. The university showed a rise in absolutely all categories.
The greatest rise is in the criteria "Academic Reputation": by 138 positions, and "Reputation among employers": 112 positions up compared to last year.