In 2016, RUDN opened Russian language and pre-university training centers as well as profile classes on a number of subjects. It helps reveal the most talented foreign students and prepare potential entrants for university. RUDN Rector V.Filippov told about the strategy of shifting from quantity to quality of international students at a press conference “RUDN – discover the whole world in one university”. “RUDN is becoming a research university. Searching for and training talented students is one of the most important strategic tasks”, Rector noted.
We have 3 Russian language and pre-university training centers in Ecuador, China and Jordan.
According to Larisa Efremova, Vice-Rector for academic mobility “at the center one can test the language and get a B2 certificate to study in Russian universities”. “School children can learn the language and know about the culture and traditions of Russia”, notes Lina Kandakzhi, RUDN professor in Jordan.
Today 10 profile classes are opened in Jordan (2 classes), China, Ecuador, Columbia (2 classes), Peru (2 classes), Chile and Vietnam. RUDN professors from the Agrarian and Technological Institute, Engineering Academy, Medical Institute, Faculty of Humanitarian and social sciences and Philological faculty teach maths, physics, chemistry and biology in the form of master classes, seminars and lectures. After one year in the profile class students can go straight to the first year of university.
The experience of 2016 was very good. In 2017, more profile classes pre-university training centers will be opened in Angola, Greece, Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, Mongolia, Palestine, Turkey and Ecuador.
We were not expecting the results we got this day, 40 students who love Russian language took the first step to learn Russian and they did great on their first day of classes! Tomorrow two more groups will start learning Russian without leaving their home countries, using the digital technologies of our Faculty!
“In mathematics, there are several ways to achieve a result — I always wonder how a student will solve a problem. And problems in computer science give more freedom of solutions, therefore computer science develops creative thinking ”, says Stanislav Strashnov, author of the modules "Mathematics“ and ”Informatics" of the Digital Preparatory Faculty of RUDN University.
The academic year at RUDN University traditionally begins on September 1. This is the first odd week of training. Classes will be held in two formats: face-to-face — in university classrooms and remotely.