Rector of the Peoples' Friendship University Vladimir Filippov nominated for the candidacy of the Head of the Committee on educational programs of UNESCO
Vladimir Filippov, Rector of RUDN University, member of the Council of Europe and UNESCO expert group on recognition of higher education documents in Europe, representative of the second electoral group of the Steering Committee of the UNESCO Education 2030 Program, was nominated Head of the Committee.
The UNESCO Educational Programs Committee was established to implement, coordinate and monitor the Sustainable Development Goal 4 - “Education 2030” (SDG 4, UNESCO) in the Russian Federation.
SDG 4 aims to provide inclusive quality education and education for all, regardless of gender, citizenship and health opportunities. In addition, SDG 4 addresses issues of teacher training, lifelong learning, technical and vocational education, management, and quality of the educational process.
The new list of federal innovation sites (FIS) of the Russian Federation includes 30 new organizations. Among them is the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia. This became possible thanks to the development of the Digital Preparatory Faculty of RUDN University.
RUDN rose to the 26th position in the UI GreenMetric 2022 ranking and confirmed the status of the “greenest” university in Russia. The ranking includes 1,050 world universities, of which 52 are Russian.
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).