People's friendship University,Moscow City.

About University

The University was founded on 5th February, 1960.It is a Russian Government Univeristy.It is also known as RUND University. On 22nd February, 1961, the RUDN University was named after Patrice Lumumba. Students and academics could be free to pursue their learning, teaching, and research activities at , without being subject to political context, but firmly directed to the grand principles of friendship and mutual support.On February 5, 1992, by the decision of the Government of Russia, the University was renamed to Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia.

The university staff includes about 5,000 employees; among them are 442 professors and Doctors of Science, 807 associate professors and candidates of science, 91 academicians and Corresponding Members of academies of Russia, 50 Honoured workers of Science of the Russian Federation, 56 PFUR teachers and professors are full members of international academies and learned societies, as well as other general employees.The Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia is one of the leading state higher educational institutions of Russia. The university has a multi profile structure of faculties and majors. More than 77,000 graduates of the university work in 170 countries, among them more than 5,500 holders of PhD and Doctorate degrees. Lecturers train specialists in 62 majors and lines of study. More than 29,000 graduate and postgraduate students from 140 countries studying at the university as of 2014. They represent more than 450 nations and nationalities of the world. It has a team of 4,500 employees, among them 2,826 teachers. 

The University is recognised by MCI/WHO and Ministry of Health of Russian Federation.

Ranking : People’s Friendship University ranks 18 in Europe and according to QS world ranking 501 and according to Times Higher Education ranking it is in the top 150 Universities.around the world.This is one of the top medical university in Russia and it attracts many international students just because of its ranking.

Benefits Of Studying In RUDN

  • People’s friendship  University has graduated more than 77,000 students in past years.
  • The University is 60 years old.
  • RUDN is a Government University.
  • Medical degree is recognised all over the world.
  • No Donation University.
  • The University is recognised by MCI/WHO.
  • More than 2 Lac students have graduated and working in Europe and all over world.
  • The University has tie – ups with different hospitals,so that students get proper training.
  • The University has all proper facilities,Academic and housing buildings, sport facilities and several stadiums, a clinic, a library, a culture centre, numerous cafés for any taste are within walking distance on the territory of 50 hectares.
  • The heart of the campus is the fountains — the students’ favourite area for walking. The campus is situated on the highest point of Moscow and is surrounded with a park.
  • RUDN has a beautiful campus and thus attracts many Indian students also.

The only demerit of this University is the fees structure which is on the very higher side for Indian students.

Approx Fees Structure Of RUDN

People's friendship UniversityTuition Fees/YearHostel Fees/Year
Fees in USD (Approx)10,925 USD / Year
1600 USD + Food
Fees in INR (Approx)8.84 Lac INR / Year

[1 USD = 81 INR]
1.29 Lac INR + Food
One time fees (at the time of admission)4000 USD (Approx)
Misc Charge2 lac INR

NOTE : We would like to inform you that fees in INR may differ because the USD exchange rate changes everyday. AND Secondly there some extra charges known as Miscellaneous charges (Misc Charges).They are same as processing fees. We do not hide any thing from the parents or the students.These charges are not our commision or company development charges.These charges are for Student’s documentation and Visa process.


Misc charge includes everything from providing you offer/Admission letter till dropping you at the hostel.

Student Life And hostel Life In RUDN

There are 14 hostels in RUDN campus.With 7 five storey blocks and 7 high rise.

In the five-story buildings

1-8 blocks the toilet, wash basin and kitchen are on each floor. Shower cabins, laundry, ironing rooms and a luggage room are located on the ground floor.

  • In five-story buildings, all rooms are designed for 2-3 people.
  • There are also double superior rooms with an improved layout, bathroom, refrigerator, TV, the possibility of connecting additional household appliances in agreement with the University.
High-rise buildings

Are apartment dormitories. The rooms are designed for a comfortable stay of two or three people. The apartment has a bathroom and toilet. The kitchen is on the floor (9,10,11 blocks) or in the apartment (12,13,14 block). All high-rise buildings are equipped with elevators.

  • In apartments of high-rise buildings, all rooms are designed for comfortable accommodation of 2-3 people. Apartments are of 1-4 rooms.
  • The area of all rooms is 14 – 18 sq.m.
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