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 is represented in all 16 subject rankings and in five out of six subject profiles of the Expert Analytical Center ranking. RUDN University showed the best results in the following areas: “Ecology” and “Agriculture and Biological Sciences” — 1st place. “Mathematics”, “Chemistry”, “Artificial Intelligence”, “Renewable Energy” are in the TOP — 5 subject ranking. In total, 152 universities were ranked in 2022 (137 in 2021).
June 21, RUDN Rector Oleg Yastrebov and the head of Roskachestvo Maxim Protasov signed a cooperation agreement.
RUDN University has risen from 401 to 361 place in the international RUR World University Ranking 2022 over the year. Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia entered the top 100 universities in terms of “Teaching Quality”, ranking 95th in the world and 8th among Russian universities. In total, 1,024 universities were ranked in 2022 (869 in 2021).