Every third best graduate of RUDN is a foreigner

Every third best graduate of RUDN is a foreigner

June 26, RUDN Rector Vladimir Filippov met the best graduates ’2018 - 57 young doctors, agronomists, lawyers, environmentalists, programmers, linguists and engineers, 32% of them are foreigners from 18 countries.

The rector's meeting with the best graduates of the year is a tradition and illustration to the unofficial slogan of the University "We are different! We are equal! We are leaders!". Geologists, philologists, dentists, journalists and pharmacists – no matter what country they come from, they are all “A”-students with an active social position. Many of them have already started professional or research career, most of them are presidents of student associations.

"In the modern world it's not enough to be just a professional. To be successful means also to benefit society and correctly organize free time,"- said Rector Vladimir Filippov.

Multidisciplinarity is not the only value embedded in RUDN principles of the PFUR. Multinationality and international cooperation are what the University of peoples' friendship has been famous for since the 1960s. It is important to keep in touch with classmates and friends. Among the best graduates ‘2018 are students from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Guinea, Kazakhstan, Cuba, Latvia, Mali, Nigeria, Palestine, Syria, Ukraine, Chad, Sri Lanka, Ecuador and Ethiopia. Out of 57 young professionals, 18 are foreigners, that is, every third (31.58%).

Graduates asked the Rector very daring questions on internship, financial support for students’ research, the need for a simplified procedure for obtaining a residence permit, preferential terms for educational loans as well as career prospects.

"I love the university and from the first year I have had an active public position. Now I am going to do PhD and I want not only to continue my studies, but also to start a career in Russia. Is it possible to do this in RUDN? "- asked Marias Villavincio Mario Andres from Ecuador, graduate of the Faculty of Economics. For international Bachelor and Master graduates there are 2 options to start a career at the university: enroll in a full-time post-graduate course, where in addition to the academic scholarship there will be significant surcharges (the amount will be more than 40,000 rubles a month, i.e. approx..650 USD), and you can also teach at faculties, institutes and academies  of the university.

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