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Alumni
27 Jun
“I liked walking around snowy Moscow, especially after buying a warm jacket and gloves,” says Jorge Marco Calderon Verduga, RUDN Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences graduate

Marco Calderon Verduga came to Russia from Ecuador. He graduated with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Political Science from the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia. Read an interview about the choice of university and adaptation in Moscow.

Alumni
22 Jun
“In Russia, I saw the sea for the first time!” — Aaron Mweva Kasonde from Zambia, student of the Faculty of Economics of RUDN University

Aaron’s list of achievements consists of 20 items: participation in a dozen professional events, certificates for achievements in studies and research, 3 scientific articles. In 2022, Aaron is graduating from the Faculty of Economics of the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia with a degree in Economics. Read an interview to know why an African student decided to study in Russia.

Alumni
03 Mar
“My mom offered to take the documents from RUDN University. But there was nothing that could stop me!”, — Daria Ryzhova, a graduate of the RUDN University Agrarian and Technological Institute

The essence of the profession of a veterinarian is to treat animals, but this is in short. And if you want more details you’ll find them in an interview with Daria Ryzhova, a RUDN University graduate in Veterinary and Sanitary Expertise. Now she is a leading specialist at the Centre for Veterinary Medicine, a subordinate organization of the Department of Veterinary Medicine of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia.

Alumni
03 Mar
“I know no other educational institution in our country where the calendar shows the correct date without getting stuck in the past,” Mikhail Chernyaev, graduate and lecturer at the RUDN University Institute of Medicine

My favorite subjects were Physical Education and Surgery. The main support is my family and colleagues. Read about the Leaders of Russia competition, cardiology and sound ambitions in an interview with Mikhail Chernyaev, Teaching Assistant of the RUDN University Department of Hospital Surgery with a course in Pediatric Surgery.

Alumni
03 Mar
“Only the one who goes to court and wins is at the top of the legal pyramid,” Sergey Kovalev, a graduate of the RUDN University Law Institute

Sergey Kovalev is a graduate of the Institute of Law, Ph.D. in Law, Associate Professor of the RUDN University Department of Civil Law and Procedure and Private International Law, Managing Partner of the Kovalev, Tugushi and Partners Moscow Bar Association. Sergey has 28 years of active arbitration practice in his professional background. Read about the neighbours from Brazil and Cambodia, joint-stock companies and bankruptcy, trucks of documents and the importance of traditions in his interview for the Thousands of Stories — One University media project on the eve of the RUDN University birthday.

Alumni
02 Sep 2021
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 2021
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.

Alumni
23 Aug 2021
“Technologies make our life brighter and easier, but they don’t make any sense without people,” Artem Kormilitsyn, graduate of RUDN Engineering Academy

Artem proposed to RUDN Rector the idea of creating an engineering laboratory for digital production, where every student can design and create anything. The main thing is the flight of engineering thought and imagination. Read about classical fundamental education and the importance of obtaining practical competences and skills in an interview with the best graduate of RUDN 2021.

Alumni
29 Jul 2021
RUDN University alumnus Ibrahim Naowaf awarded by the Russian Foreign Ministry

July 19, Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia awarded Ibrahim Naowaf, graduate of the Faculty of Philology of Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, journalist of the International News Agency “Russia Today” with the Badge “For Interaction” of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federationю.

Alumni
18 Jun 2021
“I learned Turkish from TV series and films” — Gidayat Aliyev, student of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Gidayat Aliyev from Azerbaijan, a graduate student of “International Relations”, tells about knowledge of six languages, acquaintance with politicians and grandiose plans.

Alumni
16 Jun 2021
Ecotourism is not about “getting hurt in a tent and returning to civilization”

How can eco-hotels develop the region? Why is glamping expensive? How to turn a Bachelor’s final work into expert experience? Find answers in an interview with Sanda Chebotaru, who is finishing her master’s degree in Tourism, is an excellent student and has already classified 100 tourist sites.

Alumni
27 May 2021
“China is all about technology, wisdom and culture” — Alexandra Lavrushina, graduate of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of RUDN University

Alexandra is a sociologist and Sinologist. She tells us the secrets of learning Chinese, breaks down stereotypes about the Chinese keyboard and shares what she learned after living in China for several years.