Established:  1960

Total students:  2300

Contact information:  117198, Moscow, ul. Maclay, 6

PFUR Medical Institute was founded in 1961 and currently consists of 43 departments and 2 independent courses that enrolled more than 2,300 students.

Peoples' Friendship University of Russia - is a unique university, a large internationally-oriented educational and research center, is widely known in the world for its achievements in the educational process, scientific research, international connections.

Within the walls of the Russian University of Friendship of Peoples, citizens from 145 to 152 countries of the world study and train on postgraduate forms of education every year.

For its 55-year history, the PFUR has gained worldwide fame and has earned a well-deserved reputation as a classical university, which for many years occupies the highest places among the best Russian universities and is rapidly rising in international rankings.

In the world ranking of QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) universities, in 2013, 2014 and 2015, the PFUR is one of the top 500 best universities in the world (from Russia only 10 universities are in the TOP-500).

According to the rating agency "Interfax" People's Friendship University in 2011-2015 annually  takes 4-6 place among all (1000) Russian universities.

It should be noted that the University ranks high in international and Russian scientific rankings through active research activities of scientists PFUR. According to the Russian Science Citation Index (RISC) by the number of scientific articles PFUR occupies 6th place among the scientific and educational organizations in Russia (more than 10,500), 4th place among all universities of the Russian Federation institutions (more than 1000), the third place - among the universities of Moscow, and in the citation index - the 17th place in Russia and 5th place - in Moscow.

PFUR has been actively involved in carrying out research and development activities in the priority research directions in close cooperation with many research institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences and other leading scientific organizations of Russia, CIS and foreign countries. Annually more than 30 dissertational councils of PFUR pass hundreds of defenses of candidate and doctoral dissertations.

Education in the People's Friendship University - is the ability to simultaneously obtain several diplomas: basic specialty, 1-3 foreign languages, the second higher education and additional professional education.

The quality of education received in the People's Friendship University, confirms the success of more than 90 thousand of our alumni, who work in almost all countries of the world. Among them - a number of presidents and prime ministers, dozens of ministers, hundreds of well-known politicians and successful businessmen.

The university has extensive international relations with individual foreign universities, as well as with international organizations. People's Friendship University - Member of the International Association of Universities, the Eurasian Association of Universities, the European University Association, the European Association for International Education. PFUR has been actively involved in the programs and projects of the Council of Europe, UNESCO, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, has over 250 cooperation agreements with foreign universities and research centers. PFUR is the basic institution of the CIS Network university (26 universities from 9 countries) and the Network University of the SCO - Shanghai Cooperation Organization (75 universities from 5 countries of the SCO). In 2010, PFUR was awarded the UNESCO Gold Medal for its contribution to the training of personnel for the developing countries of the world.

Many Russian and foreign political and public figures, prominent scientists becomes honorary doctor of the Russian University of Peoples' Friendship. Among them - Her Royal Highness Princess of Thailand; Presidents of Angola, Gabon, Namibia, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Guyana, the Republic of Ecuador; Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Kazakhstan; General Director of the United Nations United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); Deputy Director General of UNESCO for Education; Director of the European Center for Higher Education (CEPES); Director of the Center for Scientific Computing Institute of Applied Mathematics, University of Heidelberg; founder of Soka University (Japan).

PFUR is the leader among all the Russian universities both in the number of Master's programs in English (more than 30), and the joint Master's programs (them - more than 100) with leading universities around the world, allowing students to simultaneously receive two diplomas: People's Friendship University and one of the 106 partner universities.


Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing