RUDN University and QS World Merit sign a memorandum of cooperation
RUDN and QS have a series of joint projects planned:
- implementation of virtual projects for students, scientists, researchers and teachers, specialized training programs to support the development of human capital;
- organization of exhibitions, workshops, symposia and conferences of mutual interest. A series of workshops on environmental sustainability and carbon reduction is planned for 2022;
- development of youth student cooperation. RUDN University develops student initiatives, supports creative, professional, managerial self-realization and reveals talents. More than 200 student organizations operate at the university. It is planned to pay special attention to student volunteer organizations.
Cooperation between RUDN University and QS is aimed at solving global challenges and achieving the UN sustainable development goals.
Zoya Zaitseva also met with representatives of RUDN University volunteer movement and student government. She spoke about QS World Merit, described the goals of the organization - raising awareness and involving young people in solving global problems, while also outlining possible tasks for future work with university volunteers in joint projects.
RUDN University volunteers were encouraged to create social projects in international volunteering and present them to Zoya Zaitseva and the QS World Merit team in January 2022.
The meeting was attended by representatives of medical volunteers, team leaders of RUDN volunteer center and Chairman of RUDN student council Vladislav Orlov.
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).
June 21, RUDN Rector Oleg Yastrebov and the head of Roskachestvo Maxim Protasov signed a cooperation agreement.