Members of the International Expert Council impressed by the new RUDN slogan
21 February, RUDN hosted an on-line meeting of the International Expert Council where Rector Filippov presented draft report on the realization of «5-100» academic excellence program in 2016.
21 February, RUDN hosted an on-line meeting of the International Expert Council where Rector Filippov presented draft report on the realization of «5-100» academic excellence program in 2016. The IEC members highly estimated the work of the University in 2016, commented on the report and congratulated RUDN on the new slogan.
«I want to congratulate those who invented the slogan «Discover the whole world in one university». It’s a good job! It well reflects the spirit of the university», said President of the International Observatory on academic ranking and excellence, Doctor Honoris Causa Jan Sadlak.
Hans de Wit, Director of Boston College Center for international higher education stressed that he supported RUDN new positioning.
«It is a very good slogan and I like the logo as well. It reflects very well what you are aiming at. You want to move from quantity to quality. It is not the number of student that matters but their proficiency. It is a very correct way. You have already done a lot for your international reputation».
The next on-line meeting of the IEC will take place in June, while in October the IEC will meet in Moscow.
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.