Before the gala night, RUDN administration had a meeting with diplomats, where Larisa Efremova, Vice-Rector for international activity presented a cluster approach concept in RUDN international activity aimed at forming an innovative educational and research product for training highly-qualified specialists.
The guests conveyed their greetings, staff members and faculty got «RUDN Veteran» badges and watched a movie «Events that changed University in 2017».
RUDN student creative teams showed their best vocal and dancing numbers taking the audience for a ride in the time machine from the 60s till 2017.
A large flashmob «I’m from RUDN University» on social networks united students and alumni of different years who shared their warm memories of the University:
«I’ve said a thousand times how grateful I am to the University for what it has done for me - it has given me knowledge, wonderful teachers, friends and colleagues, it has also helped me understand who I am and this is priceless», Lina Kandakzhi, RUDN graduate ‘2011 and ‘2013.
«RUDN is a special university with special mission and status. You can find a RUDN graduate in almost any country of the world and it will be a good specialist», Emil Spartiat Law Institute graduate ‘2012.
«My RUDN showed to me that dreams do come true», Ekaterina Galaida, RUDN student.
«RUDN is an extraordinary university where you see different cultures , learn to understand them and be tolerant», Elena Gavriilova, Engineering Academy graduate.
«My University has given me all a student can dream of: knowledge, experience, great teachers, friends, love and unbelievable adventures», Maria Zakrinichnaya, Philological Faculty graduate ‘2015 and 2017.
Happy birthday RUDN! May every year you get more loyal friends from all over the world!
Benchmark events 2017.
RUDN University – the greenest university of Russia has risen to Position 44 of UI Green Metric Ranking and became #1 among Russian universities.
RUDN is an active research center. In December, RUDN Institute of Applied Mathematics and Telecommunications opened the first in Russia Laboratory of advanced research of 5G nets and Internet of Things, where mathematicians and engineers from Russia, USA, Switzerland, Finland, Portugal, Italy and Czech will do research.
Another important event was the opening of research center «Molecular design and synthesis of innovation compounds fro medicine», which will be the main site for chemists to elaborate less expensive and more effective medical drugs.
RUDN University is developing and promoting cluster approach aimed at cooperation with foreign partners for training highly-qualified staff. In 2017, «Africa – South» cluster started developing in Zambia.
Today RUDN unites student from 155 countries. In April 2017, students showed a unique gala concert on the stage of UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, presenting the richness of ethnic cultures of different continents.
RUDN graduates work in more than 170 countries. In June 2017, Rector Vladimir Filippov awarded Graduate #100,000 – Battarai Khari from Nepal, graduate of the Medical Institute.
September 1, 3,090 Russian students joined the RUDN University family, 945 of them went to the state-funded mode, 2,145 to the contract mode. This year RUDN received 59,730 applications — 7,186 more than last year — this is almost 34 applications for 1 budget place. In 2019, this figure was 27.92.
Tatyana Lebedeva is the new Head of RUDN Sport Center. She has a lot of new ideas for the development of sports at the university.