The most multinational Russian university

The Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia is the most multinational Russian university, in which students from 158 countries study. The university has a system of contests and scholarships for foreign applicants, world cultures festivals are regularly held, and the Student’s Code of Honor declaring equality and tolerance is also accepted.

The multidisciplinary university has more than 300 training programs in technical, medical, economic, and arts specializations. RUDN University is considered one of the best universities in the world in terms of the quality of teaching Russian as a foreign language. The University is part of the project 5-100 which is aimed at improving the competitiveness of domestic universities in international ratings.

In addition to the main specialization, students receive a translator’s diploma. The university makes it possible to choose one (sometimes 2 or 3) of 12 foreign languages: traditional European, Oriental (Chinese, Arabic, Persian) and Russian as a foreign language. The cost of the program is 893 USD/year.




University graduates receive a European Diploma Supplement, which contains information on education received, final grades (transferred to the European scale ECTS), credits for disciplines, individual achievements. The document facilitates admission to European (some Asian and American) universities, it is required for employment in foreign companies in the EU.

Representatives of more than 500 nationalities study at RUDN University. Each group has students from different countries, foreign students live in the same dormitories as local ones.




Digital Pre-Faculty

  • An international educational project for teaching Russian, including for the purposes of training schoolchildren and students for entering Russian universities.
  • An own interactive educational platform, support from tutors and real-life communication with Russian students at a time of your convenience.
  • Not only remote but also face-to-face education in Russia, with an option to live in the hotels of RUDN University.
  • Studying Russian with professional teachers of a leading university of Russia.