Cooperation with SAR universities. RUDN University enhances efficiency of bilateral cooperation with SAR universities
August 16 – 22, in the frame of academic excellence program RUDN delegation headed by Larisa Efremova, Vice-Rector for international academic mobility went to SAR on a business trip.
August 16 – 22, in the frame of academic excellence program RUDN delegation headed by Larisa Efremova, Vice-Rector for international academic mobility went to SAR on a business trip. Strategic tasks of the visit – developing RUDN cooperation in the sphere of research in the BRICS space, elaborating joint educational programs and activating inter-university partnership with SAR universities. In the course of the meetings with the administration of three leading universities of SAR- University of the Witwatersrand, Pretoria University and Central University of Technology inBloemfontein the parties reached a number of agreements.
The key spheres of cooperation with the University of the Witwatersrand are medicine, engineering, nuclear and space research as well as social-humanitarian.
RUDN University is planning to implement educational programs in medicine and agriculture with Pretoria University and do academic exchange.
Pharmaceutics and biotechnologies, agrarian and engineering sciences are the fields of cooperation with Central University of Technology inBloemfontein.
RUDN University is going to do joint research in agrobiotechnology, veterinary and medicine with one of the largest universities of the state- Free State University (more than 40 thousand students).
RUDN University also met the minister of Health care of Free State province where Mr.Magashule confirmed his decision to send more than 120 young people to study at RUDN.
Another important topic was providing sites for medical and agricultural internship to SAR students studying at RUDN and search for potential employers for RUDN graduates.
The parties signed a number of documents on activating and further development of cooperation in the frame of BRICS Network University and enhancing efficiency of bilateral cooperation between RUDN and SAR universities.
December 28, RUDN University Rector Oleg Yastrebov and QS World Merit Head of Partnerships Zoya Zaitseva signed an agreement on large-scale cooperation in achieving 17 sustainable development goals identified by the UN.
In a year, RUDN University rose from 43 to 31 place in the international QS University Rankings: Emerging Europe & Central Asia 2022. Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia showed the best results in international scientific relations, academic reputation and employer reputation categories.
RUDN has risen to the 28th position in the international ranking of environmentally friendly universities UI GreenMetric 2021 remaining the “greenest” university in Russia. This is the best result in the history of the university’s ranking participation since 2011. The list of the “greenest” universities was published on December 14. There are 956 universities from 80 countries, including 54 universities from Russia. The goal of the UI GreenMetric — assess universities according to campus development ecological sustainability and the energy-saving model of university management.