RUDN University was founded on 5th February, 1960 by the USSR Government. On 22nd February, 1961, the RUDN University was named after Patrice Lumumba — one of the symbols of the African peoples’ fight for independence.
Multi-level higher education system: Bachelor’s, Master’s, PhD programs, medical residency.
Coordination of temporary and permanent employment:
University started the program “Student health” which has become a new turn in the system of student healthcare service, drug and HIV infection prevention attempts. Students undergo regular check-ups in the university polyclinic. In accordance with the Rector’s order and the approved schedule, once a year students of all faculties/institutes have to undergo prophylactic medical examination.
The students’ campus is situated in the south-west of Moscow in one of the best places for study and leisure. The Hostels are situated in 5-storey, 16-storey and 18-storey buildings offering double and triple rooms, costing from 540 to 2640 conventional units per year including water and electricity, furniture, cooking and washing facilities. The rooms have connections to the internet, satellite TV and telephone.
Currently there are 210 student associations: