35 youth organizations were granted the right to enter the organizing committee of a large-scale international project
RUDN Student Council participates in preparation of XIX World Youth and Students Festival in Sochi.
35 youth organizations and associations, including RUDN Student Council received the right to become a member of National Preparatory Committee. XIX World Youth and Students Festival will be held in Sochi, October 14-22, 2017.
Glimpses on the history of Festival:
World Conference of Youth for Peace took place in London after World War II. It was agreed to organise World Federation of Democratic Youth and initiate World Youth and Students Festival.
The first festival was held in 1947 in Prague. 17 thousand people from 71 countries attended it.
Then the festivals were organised in the capitals of Eastern Europe: Budapest (1949), Berlin (1951), Bucharest (1953) and Warsaw (1955).
The first festivals were held once every two years. In the late 40's - early 50's there was an increase in the number of participants and their countries.
The number of participants increased up to 30 thousand by the mid 50-ies. They represented more than 100 countries.
The festival was attended by many youth organizations. The original aims of the project were struggling for peace, solidarity and the idea of internationalism and independence of nations.
VI World Festival of 1957, Moscow was the largest in the history of the festival movement. 34 thousand people took part in it. They represented 131 countries of the world and achieved a record.
Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia entered the top 150 best universities in the world according to the Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings 2022 (THE Emerging Economies 2022), moving up 35 positions and taking the 144th place.
Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia is one of the world’s leading universities in the field of Social Sciences. This became known after the publication of the THE World University Rankings by Subject 2022: Social Sciences. In Social Sciences RUDN University is in the group 401-500. The university improved its positions by 100 points during one year.
Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia is represented in two subject rankings of THE World University Rankings by Subject 2022: Engineering and Technology in the 501-600 group and Computer Science in the 601-800 group.