Together with RUDN, the organizers are the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs, the Association of Foreign Students of Russia, the Youth Assembly of the Peoples of Russia, and the Federal Agency for Nationalities Affairs.
One of the events of the festival was a cultural and educational conference “Ways to strengthen interethnic relations of the countries of the world in the 21st century”. More than 280 students, experts from all-Russian organizations and federal agencies took part in its work. Students presented their work on interethnic relations in their countries, possible problems and ways to solve them. They shared their vision of interethnic peace and mutual understanding between representatives of different nationalities.
The experts of the cultural and educational conference "Torch of Friendship" are:
• President of the Association of Foreign Students of Russia Adu Yao Nikaz
• Lead Consultant, Federal Agency for Nationalities Affairs Aykaz Mikayelyan
• Leading Specialist in the Management of Youth Projects and Programs of the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs Alexey Belenky
• Chairperson of the All-Russian Public Movement “Youth Assembly of the
According to the results of the conference, experts identified 3 winners: 1st place - Ilya Zakharov (Russia), 2nd place - Elena-Anastasia Neuhausen (Germany), 3rd place - Joshua Orabiyi (Nigeria).
The women’s volleyball team won the Championship of the Association of Sports Student Clubs of Russia. Our athletes met in the subgroup with the team of the Moscow State Pedagogical University and the Sechenov Medical University and won with the score 2:0. In the quarter-finals, they beat the Pacific State University team with the score 2:0.
In 18 months, RUDN, the “greenest” university in Russia (according to the international rating UIGreenMetric) has collected 39 tons of waste paper preserving 652 trees, and this is a hectare of forest.
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.