RUDN University Olympiad – chance for foreign students to get tuition-free education
Students from 154 countries study at the most famous multi-national university of Russia. Today the main task of RUDN university is to attract talented youth from all over the world rather than to increase the number of foreign students.
Students from 154 countries study at the most famous multi-national university of Russia. Today the main task of RUDN university is to attract talented youth from all over the world rather than to increase the number of foreign students. Annually 15000 students from around the world get scholarships from the Russian Government. There is another alternative way to study on the budgetary basis: to participate in the Olympiad and prove that you are the worthiest one.
In 2016 RUDN university held 27 Olympiads in 6 subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, the Russian Language, Jurisprudence/Social science; they were held in Vietnam, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Colombia, Peru, Senegal, Ecuador. The greatest number of the Olympiads took were held in Ecuador and Senegal. The most popular Olympiads in Physics and Mathematics took place in all the listed countries.
"At first young people are afraid and nervous, but when they see that the text is in their native language, that everybody treats them kindly, that the prize-winner has an opportunity to acquire tuition-free study at our university, they calm down" - the Vice Rector on international academic mobility Larisa Efremova stated.
The Olympiads are held in 6 languages: English, Arabic, Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese and French.
The Olympiad movement of RUDN university is not only a way to find applicants who master the curriculum well, but also to attract the best of the best. The professors of RUDN worked out 2 sets of tests. The first one aims at assessing the basic level of applicants’ knowledge, the second one aims at assessing applicants’ wit, intellect and creative approach to finding solutions.
In order to become a first-year student of bachelor’s course or a specialist’s program, an applicant has to fulfill a number of tasks in general subjects. If an applicant enters masters’ course he has to take exams in special subjects.
38 winners have already become students of RUDN university, among them there are future lawyers, ecologists, agronomists and engineers.
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.