RUDN is a participant of the V Forum of Rectors of the Universities of the Russian Federation and the Islamic Republic of Iran
The Forum was attended by the rectors of 16 higher education universities of the Islamic Republic of Iran and heads of 21 universities of the Russian Federation. President of the Russian Union of Rectors, Rector of the Lomonosov Moscow State University Viktor A. Sadovnichiy, as well as President of the Summit of Rectors of leading universities of Iran, Rector of Tehran University Mahmoud Nili Ahmadabadi addressed the participants with a welcome speech. Vice-rector for international affairs Larisa I. Efremova took part in the Forum on behalf of RUDN University.
RUDN University and Mazaheb University of Islamic studies are planning to establish an Interuniversity Cooperation Center to coordinate educational ties between Russian and Iranian universities, as well as those of the neighboring regions.
RUDN representatives told schoolchildren and students of Kenya and Senegal about trends in nuclear energy, Russian technologies and education in Russia.
July 16, Oleg Yastrebov, RUDN University Rector and Riad Haddad, Ambassador of the Syrian Arab Republic to Russia held talks. During the meeting, they discussed the study of Syrian students at RUDN University and validation of Russian diplomas. RUDN University Rector assured the meeting participants that the issue of diploma validation would be resolved in the near future.
More than 70 representatives of the embassies of foreign countries in Russia, representatives of the Federation Council, and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation took part in the round table "The contribution of RUDN University to training national personnel for foreign countries." The event was held on February 5, in an online format and was timed to celebrate the 61st anniversary of RUDN University.