Project of Competitiveness Enhancement of Leading Russian Universities among Global Research and Education Centers
The goal of Project 5-100 is to maximize competitthe ive position of a group of leading Russian universities in the global research and education market. The work on the project, scheduled for 7 years, started in May 2013 in accordance with the provisions of the Decree № 599 of the President of the Russian Federation "On measures to implement the state policy in education and science." Institutions of higher education to receive the state support will be determined on a competitive basis.
In 2015, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (PFUR - RUDN University) was among the competition winners to receive the state support within the 5-100 Project framework.
The University is scheduled to present its Action Plan (Roadmap) for implementing the RUDN competitiveness enhancement programat the meeting of the Council on Competitiveness Enhancement of Leading Russian Universities among Global Research and Education Centers on 18 March, 2016.
The University has embarked on a major shift to a research-oriented model and considers as its high priorities boosting international cooperation, building scientific capacity, training PhD students and postdoctoral fellows (including the continuing professional development framework) for the world developing and emerging economies through advanced science achievements and technologies. The RUDN unique profile is determined by the international exposure of its research and education activities, as well as by the RUDN focus on countries with developing and emerging economies in all regions of the world.