Vladimir M. Filippov
RUDN University is a multidisciplinary university, uniting more than 33 thousand undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students, residents and interns from 160 countries. Multinationality is one of the main features of the university. The multi-level system of higher education (bachelor's, master's, post-graduate (PhD programs) and residency) at 6 faculties, 11 institutes and 1 academy provide students with opportunities for quality education.
There are no borders for RUDN University students: exchange and training programs, “joint degree” programs with foreign institutions of higher education and international conferences, summer schools and training. The geography of educational and scientific cooperation of RUDN University is broad: over 250 agreements have been signed with CIS, European, Asian, Middle East, African and Latin American educational institutions.
All students can get an additional diploma of translator choosing from 12 foreign languages. By analogy with the European credit system (ECTS), based on the results of studies, a graduate of RUDN University gets a European supplement to the diploma of higher education.
The university has traditionally strong scientific schools in the following areas: mathematics, physics, medicine, chemistry and foreign languages. RUDN University conducts research in the field of medical microbiology, pharmacy, fine chemistry, green infrastructure, remote sensing of the Earth, quality control of medicines and engineering technologies.