Meetings with the representatives of diplomatic missions at RUDN
In March, Larisa Efremova, Vice-Rector for international academic mobility met representatives of diplomatic missions of 13 Latin American countries. Members of university staff also participated in the meeting.
30 March, Larisa Efremova, Vice-Rector for international academic mobility met representatives of diplomatic missions of 13 Latin American countries. Members of university staff also participated in the meeting.
The parties discussed RUDN admission campaign 2017/2018 and potential cooperation in this field.
Ms.Efremova told about the numbers of students from the region. She also presented some postdoc programs of the Agrarian and Technological Institute, Engineering Academy and the Faculty of Science and told about RUDN Passport department.
A.Khokholikov, Vice director of the Latin American department of RF MFA took part in the meeting noting the growing interest of Latin American students to studying in Russia and supporting RUDN initiative to hold annual meetings with the representatives of diplomatic missions at the university.
Representatives of the diplomatic missions talked about the problems international students faced when studying in Russia and expressed their desire to continue cooperation with the university for training qualified specialists and strengthening relations in the field of education.
21 March, Larisa Efremova, Vice-Rector for international academic mobility met representatives of diplomatic missions of Asian countries - Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, China, Pakistan, Philippines and Vietnam.
Vice-Rector spoke about enrollment of students from Asia in 2016/2017 and their academic performance as well as problems they face. This year we have 808 new students from Азии, among them 353 are financed by the state, while 455 are contractual students. They mostly major in engineering, medicine and humanities.
The parties discussed additional quotas for Master’s and postdoc studies, foreign degrees recognition rules and nuances of entering university with foreign degrees.
In March, Larisa Efremova, Vice-Rector for international academic mobility met representatives of diplomatic missions of 24 African countries to discuss students’ enrollment, their integration and further employment. They also talked about involvement of African graduates’ associations in active social work.
Ms.Efremova showed a presentation “Training highly qualified staff for African countries to the South of Sahara”. University representatives answered questions on international students’ stay in Russia and RF migration legislationand presented a few educational programs.
Diplomats expressed their wish for improved medical services rendered to international students and offered their help in solving problems.
The parties agreed to continue cooperation in the field of education
Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia has become the best among Russian universities in the international ARWU (Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects) ranking in Agriculture. RUDN University entered this ranking for the first time and immediately found itself among 201-300 best. The university also shot up 100 positions in Mathematics.
According to the ranking of the best universities in the world QS World University Rankings 2022, RUDN University has risen by 9 positions and took the 317th place.
THE University Impact Rankings analyzes the impact of higher education on the development of society and the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.