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People's Friendship University of Russia

Moscow, Russia



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The Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, also known as Rossiysky universitet druzhby narodov in Russian and RUDN University in English was established in 1960 in Moscow, Russia. Founded by the Soviet government along with the All-Union Central Soviet of Trade Unions, the Soviet Afro-Asian Solidarity Committee, and the Soviet Associations Union of Friendship and Intercultural Relationship in 1960, the university was started under the name of Patrice Lumumba University, after the Congolese independence leader Patrice Lumumba in 1961. The university was established with an aim to provide the world class education to the young students from third world like Africa, Asia, Latin America, etc. In 1975, the university received the Peoples’ Friendship Order for achievements in training experts for Asian, African and Latin America countries. The University’s name was changed to the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia on 5 February 1992 by the Russian Federation government. Today, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia has many 11 faculties including Agrarian Technological Institute, Faculty of Humanitarian and social sciences, Engineering academy, Faculty of the Russian language and general educational disciplines, Faculty of Economics, Institute for Law, Ecological faculty, Faculty of Science, Philological faculty, Institute for Medicine and Institute of Hospitality Business and Tourism. It offers 480 undergraduate programs 76 postgraduate programs, 166 Specialist programs, 231 Additional educational programs for prospective international students and 312 Russian as a foreign language programs in Law, Humanities, Medical and Health Science, Economics, Business Administration and Management, Agricultural Science, Engineering and Russian Language. Not just this, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia has 3 research institute including Academic-research Institute of Gravitation and Cosmology, Institute of World economy and business and Institute of Medico-Biological Problems which give students a freedom to pursue an independent study in their interested field under guidance. Today, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia has four campuses in Moscow, Russia. The main campus is located on Miklukho-Maklaya Street starting from Leninsky Prospect towards Volgina Street. The main campus has the main building of PFUR (called the “Cross”), Sports complex, the Faculties of Medicine and Agriculture, Humanitarian and Social Science, Business and Tourism and the Institute for International Programs. The second and third campus is situated on #3 Sergo Ordzhonikidze Street and #8 Podol'skoe Street. The Engineering Academy and Faculty of Science are in second campus while the third campus the home to the Ecology Faculty. The fourth campus is the newest campus on Leninsky Avenue which has the Faculty of Refresher Training for Health Care Professionals. The university has over 29,000 students from over 140 nations enrolled with more than 5,000 administrative staff members and 2,200 academic staff members. according to the QS and THE Ranking 2019, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia is ranked #391 and #401-450.
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