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Education
20 Sep
The world of the Russian language: RUDN Digital Pre-University Faculty celebrates its one year anniversary

300 students from 31 countries have been learning Russian online with RUDN University teachers. The Digital Pre-University Faculty of RUDN University celebrates its first anniversary on September 15!

About RUDN
17 Sep
“Natural Sciences”, “Life Sciences” and “Medicine and Health” of RUDN University are among the best in the world

Preliminary results for 4 out of 11 subject rankings of THE World University Rankings by Subject 2022 have become known. RUDN University is represented in three of them: “Natural Sciences”, “Life Sciences” and “Medicine”.

Science
14 Sep
Tryptophan Supports the Work of Intestinal Tract in Trouts Under Stress, Says a biologist from RUDN University

A biologist from RUDN University found the most beneficial concentration of tryptophan for rainbow trout. When added to the diet of the fish, this amino acid supports the immune system and reduces the oxidative stress in the intestinal tract caused by the overpopulation of fish farms.

Life in RUDN
10 Sep
The first World Cup among students in powerlifting is to be be held at RUDN

More than 200 students from 40 countries will come to RUDN in July, 2022, to fight for the World Cup in powerlifting.

Science
07 Sep
Chemists from RUDN University Developed a Domino Reaction for Producing New Antitumor Drugs

A team of chemists from RUDN University suggested a new reaction to produce organic compounds in one vessel. The end products turned out to be effective against the cells of carcinomas, including drug-resistant ones.

Science
07 Sep
RUDN University Summer School of Soil Sciences Covered 5 Climatic Zones from the Barents Sea to the Azov Sea

A team of soil scientists from RUDN University organized a summer school to study urban soils in 5 climatic zones. Students from Germany, Russia, China, and the USA spent two weeks analyzing the state of soils and vegetation in cities and towns all the way from the Barents to the Azov Sea. The results of their study confirmed the effect of urbanization on the soil such as decrease of soil acidity, increase of carbon concentrations, and shrinkage of tree trunks by 40% — 60%.

Science
03 Sep
RUDN University Mathematician Suggested New Approach to Cooperative Game

A mathematician from RUDN University developed a matrix representation of set functions. This approach is vivid and easy to check, and it makes the calculations easier. Among other things, the new development can be applied to cooperative game theory.

About RUDN
03 Sep
RUDN University goes up 200 positions in THE WUR 2022, world ranking of the best universities in the world

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia has risen to position 601-800 in the Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2022 (THE WUR 2022). The list includes only 1,662 universities in the world, 60+ of them are Russian.

Alumni
02 Sep
Tevodros Baza, RUDN Engineering Academy alumnus: “Creativity is not just about creative professions”

Tevodros is from Ethiopia, graduated with honors in Civil Engineering and the Built Environment in English. Read about why he decided to study in Russia, what is the difference between Ethiopians and Russians, what a builder does and how to be an A-student in the interview.

Alumni
30 Aug
Chimuka Singuwa — graduate of “International Affairs”, Mayor of RUDN University campus and just a cool guy from Zambia

RUDN campus is a city within a city. Every city has a Mayor and RUDN University campus has one too. A graduate of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Chimuka Singuwa from Zambia served as the chairman of the campus for 5 years. Read his story in the interview.

Life in RUDN
26 Aug
RUDN University student Zoya Schurova at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo

Zoya is now in Tokyo for the 16th Summer Paralympic Games. The most important start of her sports career will take place on 28 August. She participates in swimming competitions among people with locomotive disabilities.

Education
25 Aug
The beginning of the academic year at RUDN University. How we study in the first semester?

The academic year starts in a mixed format at RUDN University from 1 September 2021. International students who are unable to enter the Russian Federation due to the closed borders start studying in a distance format. All other full-time students will study on campus taking into account the recommendations of Rospotrebnadzor.