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Alumni
10 Oct
“I clearly followed the instruction of our teachers — to be a source of knowledge for people,” — Ngan Tony Francois Pierre, RUDN University graduate from Cameroon

RUDN University has trained graduated about 200 thousand students, including specialists from all over the world. One of them is Francois, a graduate of the RUDN Faculty of Economics, a major Cameroonian entrepreneur and author of 9 books on economics and business. In 2010, Francois completed his postgraduate studies and defended his Ph.D. at RUDN.

Alumni
25 Aug
“For 2 years now, I have been helping every first-year student from Yemen take their first steps into student life,” Al-Rahabi Mohammed Abdulkarim Mohammed, graduate of RUDN University

The trip of Mohammed to Russia is a part of his dream of becoming a diplomat. The young man studied international relations for 4 years, and after that he decided to change the track and broaden his horizons. This year he is graduating from RUDN University master’s program “Arts and Humanities”. Read the 7 years’ story and plans for the future in an interview.

Alumni
22 Jul
“People read Viktor Pelevin in China — there are many Chinese elements in his works that can resonate” — Tian Yang (China)

Why do people read Viktor Pelevin in China? Who are the New Historicists and what is their theory about? How can an author create new frontiers for a story? Read an interview with Tian Yang, graduate of RUDN Philological faculty.

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.