ROSCOSMOS and RUDN University. Cooperation agreement
July 28, 2016, Roscosmos state corporation and RUDN University signed an agreement on long term strategic cooperation.
July 28, 2016, Roscosmos state corporation and RUDN University signed an agreement on long term strategic cooperation. Igor Komarov, Roscosmos General Director met Vladimir Filippov, RUDN Rector and Alexander Chursin, Director of RUDN Institute of Space Technologies to discuss joint plans, training staff for Roscosmos and involving RUDN researchers and academics in Roscosmos programs.
The plan will be realized by RUDN Institute of Space Technologies created in 2013 for fulfilling Roscosmos research, education and foreign economic activity tasks.
Roscosmos and RUDN are planning to create forecast methodology of strategic directions of innovation development and assessment of the world market of space production.
The parties coordinated RUDN and Roscosmos joint plan for 2016-2017 and appointed responsible persons. They also discussed plans of developing the International Marketing Center set up by Roscosmos and RUDN University. Heads of Roscosmos and RUDN also agreed on continuing work with TsNIIMASH, Agat organization and Tekhnomash- companies doing joint research with RUDN University.
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.