Peoples’ Friendship University
Today Peoples’ Friendship University is one of the leading state higher educational institutions of Russia. It is the only university in the world every year uniting students from 140-150 countries.
Peoples’ Friendship University has a multi-profile structure of faculties and majors, typical for classical universities of the world. More than 77 thousand graduates of the University work in 170 countries, among them more than 5500 holders of Ph.D. and Doctorate degrees. Specialists are prepared in 62 majors and lines of study. More than 29 thousand graduate and postgraduate students from 140 countries are currently studying at the university. They represent more than 450 nations and nationalities of the world. The study in Russia welcomes to study PFU, Moscow.
Peoples’ Friendship University has students from 145-150 countries marks it out as a highly reputable educational institution, whose diplomas make graduates competitive in the labor market thus giving them a chance to become state and political figures, members and heads of their governments and parliaments. The time spent at the university does not only give professional knowledge, skills of working in a multinational team and proficiency in a few foreign languages no matter what major students choose.
The Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia is an international classic university. It is charged with the following mission: PFUR situated at Moscow capital city
Uniting people of different nations, races, and religions by means of knowledge;
Training qualified specialists in various spheres of activity;
Forming personalities, who love their native countries and are friends of Russia; who are familiar with the achievements of world culture; who boost the ideals of humanism, democracy and peoples’ friendship;
Training young people, capable of working in any country of the world and using their creativity in the context of interconnection of civilizations and diversity of modern society.
According to the Independent National University Ranking System in 2010 Peoples’ friendship University is ranked as the 4th best University of Russia among 104 Russian Universities. This Rating was published by International Information Agency INTERFAX.
MEDICAL FACULTY OF PFUR:
Peoples’ Friendship University Medical faculty has a first-class reputation both in Russia and abroad; its fame rests on the scientists working at the faculty and the graduates. Nowadays, more than 6400 professionals that have been educated at the Medical faculty are working in more than 110 countries of the world. Prominent scientists whose contribution to medical science is well-known, are lecturing and leading practical seminars at the faculty. In numerous laboratories with up-to-date diagnostic and research equipment, students attempt penetrating into the mysteries of structure and functioning of the human body and learn how to diagnose diseases and apply innovative methods of treatment.
The members of the Medical faculty in Peoples’ friendship University are actively implementing innovative educational programs aimed at teaching new medical technologies to medical staff.
Functioning at the faculty are the Students scientific society that helps students become familiar with research from the beginning; the Young medical doctors’ community; the Students theatre «Hippocrates», the lecture center where lectures in literature, music, and history are presented. The pre-university education is provided at the «Medik» medical-biological school (preliminary courses).
Today, the Medical faculty of Peoples’ friendship university is equipped with 14 novel clinical laboratories; in the training process, computer testing and TV broadcasting are used. For refinement in practical treatment, subdivisions of computer tomography, lever fiber-scanning and andrology have been created.