Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

About University



The People’s Friendship University of Russia, also called RUDN University, is counted amongst the best universities, not just in Russia, but in the world. This prestigious institution is situated in Moscow. Touted as the Greenest University in Russia, it university country rank 12 world rank 945 Universities. RUDN is known for its diversity. The university has more than 31,500 students, out of which more than 9000 students are from 157 countries. It boasts 472 educational programs, 155 joint educational programs, and more than 2100 continuing education programs. With an agreement with 250 foreign universities, RUDN believes in broadening the outlook of its students and providing opportunities to students from every corner of the world.  

Apart from medicine, the institution provides higher education to students in various fields like Social Science, Engineering, Science, Economics, Humanities, etc. It provides a multi-profile and multi-level educational structure of faculties, as well as majors. The university was founded on the 5th of February, 1960. The sole motive behind its inception was to aid the developing nations. On February 22, 1961, it was named Patrice Lumumba University after Patrice Lumumba, the renowned Congolese leader. Currently, the university is known as People’s Friendship University of Russia or Russian University of the Friendship of Nations. 

The Institute of Medicine was established in the year 1961. Today, it has 43 departments, as well as 2 independent courses with around 2300 students. The university holds 420 lectures including 5 academicians, 2 corresponding members of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, 3 laureates of RF State Prizes, 24 academicians and corresponding members of social academies, 2 laureates of government State Prizes, 15 honoured scientists of the Russian Federation (RF), 132 full professors, as well as 220 PhDs. 

The Institute of Medicine is an acclaimed institute across the globe. Around 6400 alumni of this institute are employed in around 110 countries across the world. The institute provides education and training in five directions including General Medicine, Dental Medicine, Nursing, Pharmaceutical Science, and Management. It proffers 41 post-graduate programs and 53 specialities in residential training with more than 160 practical bases. The infrastructure of the institute is first-rate with all the facilities at the disposal of the students. The teaching system is aligned with the latest medical technologies to equip the students with the latest knowledge of medicine. They are taught about innovative treatment methods. 

The Institute of Medicine, PFUR has 12 clinical laboratories with many coming-of-age diagnostic aids. The People’s Friendship University of Russia is approved by MCI and “A” graded by WHO. 




Moscow, the capital city of Russia, is also the most populous city in the country with 15.1 million people residing within the limits of the city, 17 million residing within the city’s urban area, and 20 million residents living in the metropolitan area. 

It is the major cultural, economic, political, and scientific centre of Russia, as well as Eastern Europe. The city sits on the Moskva River in European Russia’s Central Federal District. The city is loved across the world for its magnificent architectural marvels. 

Moscow is the government’s seat of power.

Indian students at Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

  • For Indian students, Moscow, Russia is one of the best places in the world to study medicine. One of the biggest benefits for Indian students to study in Moscow is safety. This city is absolutely safe and provides a better standard of living. 

    MD allotted by this university is equivalent to India’s MBBS degree. 

    In 1960, more than 20,000 medical students completed their MD from the university, and today, they have a very successful career.

    Direct Admission for MBBS in Russia is now available in the peoples’ friendship university of Russia. Contact Lakshya MBBS Overseas and Apply Now


About Hostel

The People’s Friendship University of Russia has 14 running hostels that are categorised into 5-story buildings and high-rise buildings. There are 8 5-story blocks and 6 high-rise buildings. 

The 5-story blocks the rooms are designed to accommodate 2 to 3 students comfortably. The superior rooms provide better amenities like a TV, refrigerator, bathroom, and a better layout. 

Each floor has a kitchen, toilet, and washbasin. A luggage room, laundry, ironing rooms, and shower rooms are on the ground floor. 

The rooms in high-rise buildings are also designed for 2 to 3 students. The apartments have 1 to 4 rooms. Every apartment has a clean bathroom and toilet. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • The minimum age must be 17 years.
  • The maximum age must not exceed 25 years.
  • Must be passed Higher Secondary exams obtained a minimum 55 % marks (45% for reserved category).
  • Must have Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English as compulsory subjects in 10+2.
  • Must have passed the NEET exam.

Requirements For MBBS Admission In Russia

  • 10th class mark sheet 
  • 12th class mark sheet
  • Neet Result 
  • Passport
  • 08 Photos  (35 mm X 45 mm head centered in the frame. face should cover about 80 percent of the photo area. white background)

Peoples' Friendship University of Russia Fees for MBBS

1st Year

INR 840000.00 $ 12000.00

2nd Year

INR 665000.00 $ 9500.00

3rd Year

INR 665000.00 $ 9500.00

4th Year

INR 665000.00 $ 9500.00

5th Year

INR 665000.00 $ 9500.00

6th Year

INR 665000.00 $ 9500.00

Full Price

INR 4165000.00 $ 59500.00