Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Introduction

Peoples’ Friendship University (PFU) was founded on 5 February, 1960 by the USSR Government.

Today Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia 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 countries. The University has a multiprofile 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 PhD 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 University is a renowned research center. It is a team of 4500 employees, among them 2826 highly qualified teachers. The University intellectual fund comprises more than 870 author’s invention certificates and 150 patents of the Russian Federation in practically all fields of University scientific research.

Many foreign and Russian political and public figures and outstanding scholars and scientists became PFUR Emeritus Professors. Among them are presidents of Namibia, Angola, Sri Lanka and South African Republic, Gabon and Nigeria; prime-ministers Bangladesh, Kazakhstan; UN Chief Executive Officer on Education, Culture and Science; Director of CEPES.


After 50 years of existence, the University is known world-wide as a major academic and research center, many years in top-five Russian universities.

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Programs

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Master

Joint Master International Business

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Russia Moscow

This program is aimed to give graduates tools to be successful in the international business management arena, be professional in multinational company management field, acquire European [+]

Joint master program “International Business”

 

This program is aimed to give graduates tools to be successful in the international business management arena, be professional in multinational company management field,  acquire European managerial culture through lessons taught by top professionals and professors of French and Russian universities.

This program is full-time course of study and involves lectures, tutorials and independent study.

The 1st course: study at the PFUR

The 2-d course: study at the UNS.

 

After graduation participants get the following documents

 

Master in Management, specialization International Business (UNSA) Master in Management, specialization International Business (PFUR) ... [-]

Master in Agronomy (Integrated plant protection)

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Russia Moscow

The relevance of this program stems from the fact that the contemporary problems of agronomy are closely related to various factors of ecological, economic and technological nature. [+]

Master in Agronomy (Integrated plant protection)

Period of studies: 2 years ECTS credits: 120 Language: English

 

Program description

The relevance of this program stems from the fact that the contemporary problems of agronomy are closely related to various factors of ecological, economic and technological nature. Biotechnology in plant protection, in turn, will help to provide high quality production and disease-free planting material of a wide range of crops.

Particular emphasis of the program curriculum is focused on such methods of agricultural biotechnology for plant protection, as tissue culture and plant regeneration from callus, chemical treatment. ... [-]


Master in Ecological Biotechnology

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Russia Moscow

The program’s aim is to prepare the modern highly skilled experts, using practical skills and theoretical knowledge of biotechnology and ecobiotechnology in their professional activity. [+]

Master in Ecological Biotechnology

 

Period of studies: 2 years ECTS credits: 120 Language: English

 

Program description

The program’s aim is to prepare the modern highly skilled experts, using practical skills and theoretical knowledge of biotechnology and ecobiotechnology in their professional activity.

The program provides profound knowledge of foreign languages and pays great attention to development of students’ communication skills.

The program curriculum includes courses that improve skills of understanding, communication, writing and reading scientific literature in a foreign language.

 

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Master in Economics of Natural Resources Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Russia Moscow

The goal of the master’s program is to prepare highly skilled specialists, owning theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field of wildlife economic management. [+]

Master in Economics of Natural Resources Management

Period of studies: 2 years ECTS credits: 120 Language: English

 

Program description

The goal of the master’s program is to prepare highly skilled specialists, owning theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field of wildlife economic management.

The modern expert in economics of natural resources management has good chances of employment at the labour market, possesses a wide set professional competencies. Among them the economic estimations of natural resources quality, economic estimations of resources depending on their condition and a demand, estimation of economic damages of nature using and ecological risks in wildlife management, taxation in sphere of wildlife management, ecological accounting and reporting, and ecological management as well.... [-]


Master in Functional Methods in Differential Equations

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Russia Moscow

The program grew up from the constantly growing demand for young professionals working in industry and having strong background in fundamental mathematics. [+]

Master in Functional Methods in Differential Equations & Interdisciplinary Researches  

Period of studies: 2 years ECTS credits: 120 Language: English

 

Program description

The program grew up from the constantly growing demand for young  professionals working in industry and having strong background in fundamental mathematics.

The two following directions are represented in the program -  mathematical analysis and differential equations.

There are unique courses among disciplines taught within this program,  such as «Inverse problems of variation calculus», «Mathematical methods in medicine», «Analytical-numerical methods for the Navier-Stokes equations», «Mathematical models of glacier dynamics» and etc. ... [-]


Master in International Protection of Human Rights

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Russia Moscow

The Program “International protection of human rights” focuses on the study of international legal bases of human rights protection at the international, regional and national levels as well as on the activity of the human rights mechanisms of the UN system, on the regional systems of human rights protection, primarily, European, Inter-American and African human rights protection system. [+]

Master in International Protection of Human Rights

Period of studies: 2 years ECTS credits: 120 Language: English

 

Program description

The Program “International protection of human rights” focuses on the study of international legal bases of human rights protection at the international, regional and national levels as well as on the activity of the human rights mechanisms of the UN system, on the regional systems of human rights protection, primarily, European, Inter-American and African human rights protection system. Particular attention is paid to the implementation of the States’ international obligations on human rights at the national level. The methods of international legal and comparative legal analysis as well as interactive forms of students teaching are largely applied to the program. ... [-]


Master in Legal Translation and Interpreting

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Russia Moscow

The Master in Legal Translation and Interpreting (MLTI) responds to the high demand for translators and interpreters in the field of Law. The academic track combines the theoretical and the applied foci. The professional specialization track provides training in the legal field of translation and interpretation. [+]

Master in Legal Translation and Interpreting

Period of studies: 2 years ECTS credits: 120 Language: English

 

Program description

The Master in Legal Translation and Interpreting (MLTI) responds to the high demand for translators and interpreters in the field of Law.

The academic track combines the theoretical and the applied foci. The professional specialization track provides training in the legal field of translation and interpretation.

The research track trains students for access to the doctoral field of Comparative Linguistics and Specialized Translation Studies.

The program develops students' Knowledge, Skills and Abilities to interpret and translate legal texts, working within the following language pair combinations: ... [-]


Master in Management in International Marketing

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Russia Moscow

The Master’s program "International Marketing" was introduced at the Economic Faculty in 2008. After establishing the Chair of Marketing in 2009 the Program was significantly refined and updated: its practical value was increased, the possibility of international education in the partner universities was added. [+]

Master in Management in International Marketing

Period of studies: 2 years ECTS credits: 120 Language: English

 

Program description

The Master’s program "International Marketing" was introduced at the Economic Faculty in 2008. After establishing the Chair of Marketing in 2009 the Program was significantly refined and updated: its practical value was increased, the possibility of international education in the partner universities was added. Successful graduation leads to a state diploma awarding master's degree.

The main purpose of the master's program is to train highly skilled, senior staff of companies in the field of marketing and staff.

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Master in Real Estate Economics in Agricultural and Agrarian Complex

Campus Full time September 2016 Russia Moscow

Professionalism in the sphere of the real estate economics in agro-industrial complex implicates in-depth study of various economic, legal and practical aspects. [+]

Master in Real Estate Economics in Agricultural and Agrarian Complex

Period of studies: 2 years ECTS credits: 120 Language: English

 

Program description

Professionalism in the sphere of the real estate economics in agro-industrial complex implicates in-depth study of various economic, legal and practical aspects.

The program provides learning various issues related to operation of the main types of real estate in agro-industrial complex.

Within study process students will have practical training at real estate enterprises. On the completion of the course students make the Master’s thesis to demonstrate their ability to write and to analyze research papers and communicate logically.... [-]


Master in Regional Studies (European Studies)

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Russia Moscow

The program for the Master of Arts Degree in Regional Studies at the Institute of Foreign Languages of the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia is unique in its content and structure. It makes a significant element in the studies of international relations. [+]

Master in Regional Studies (European Studies)

Period of studies: 2 years ECTS credits: 120

 

Program description

The program for the Master of Arts Degree in Regional Studies at the Institute of Foreign Languages of the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia is unique in its content and structure. It makes a significant element in the studies of international relations.

The program is specially designed to help the students gain a greater understanding of how the global system works. It forms the basis for the student to customize the degree by branching out into a specific region of his or her choice to study its geography, history, political developments, diplomacy, economy and so forth.... [-]


Master in Russian Studies

Campus Full time September 2016 Russia Moscow

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia announces the enrolling in the Master’s Degree Programme in Russian Studies [+]

Master - Russian Studies

 

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia announces the enrolling in the Master’s Degree Programme in Russian Studies.

Our Programme is for those, who:

•    want to learn about Russia, its modern international relations, political, social and economic conditions as well as various aspects of Russian language, literature, history and culture;

•    seek to make a career in international trade and commerce, geopolitics, education, journalism or other related fields, or in scientific area;  

•    dream to study in Moscow with other students from other countries, in the international classical University, which holds a leading position in the rankings for several decades and has many years of experience in educating Russian and foreign students.Master’s Programme in Russia studies helps students to gain fundamental knowledge and skills in multidimensional studying of Russia. Master’s Programme has been developed for holders of diploma on higher education wishing to study modern issues and trends in the development of Russia.... [-]


Master in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Russia Moscow

The master’s program is advanced training program in the field of Theoretical and Mathematical Physics. Its goal is to provide students with fundamental knowledge and latest advances in this sphere and to educate experts, who can deal with contemporary methods and theories, innovate and develop issues of theoretical and mathematical physics. [+]

Master in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

Period of studies: 2 years ECTS credits: 120 Language: English

 

Program description

The master’s program is advanced training program in the field of  Theoretical and Mathematical Physics. Its goal is to provide students with fundamental knowledge and latest advances in this sphere and to educate experts, who can deal with contemporary methods and theories, innovate and develop issues of theoretical and mathematical physics.

The program consists of lectures, laboratory and practical classes, students’ research and practical work. Besides the theoretical aspects the master program provides learning of classical and modern mathematical physics, thus program curriculum includes such disciplines as Quantum Field Theory, General Relativity, Group Theory, Particle Physics, Nonlinear Field Models of Particles. ... [-]


Masters Studies In Contemporary Latin America (in Spanish)

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Russia Moscow

This degree aims to train professionals specialized in the problems of Latin America and the construction of a new research profile of the Latin American region from the perspective of Russian "latinoamericanistica" contemplating the variety of historical trajectories of the countries in the region and its current political, economic, social and cultural developments. [+]

Master in Contemporary Studies of Latin America (in Spanish)

Period of studies: 2 years ECTS credits: 120 Language: English

 

Program description

This degree aims to train professionals specialized in the problems of Latin America and the construction of a new research profile of the Latin American region from the perspective of Russian "latinoamericanistica" contemplating the variety of historical trajectories of the countries in the region and its current political, economic, social and cultural developments.

The master's program aims to address the knowledge of the complex cultural and historical construction of Latin America, through a multidisciplinary approach, which favors the plurality of approaches, methods and perspectives.... [-]


Master’s program Management of International Education

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Russia Moscow

Competitive advantages of the programme: Cooperation with international and leading Russian innovative companies; Internships at universities and colleges across Europe; [+]

Master’s program Management of International Education

 

We train leaders for international education!

Following the results of 2011 Independent National Rating of the Russian universities, PFUR took the 1st place for the internalization!

People’s Friendship University of Russia (PFUR) has developed unique Master’s programme in International Education Management, which is the only programme among the other higher professional education programmes of the RF.

 

The key advantages of study:

Teachers are the highly qualified specialists in the International education. Unique experience in the sphere of International education: multi-national teaching staff - professors, post-graduates and graduates – representatives of 450 nationalities from over than 170 countries. Broad range of the contemporary study-methodological complexes on “Export of educational services”, developed in the frameworks of the Innovation Educational Programme. Innovative model of study: competence approach, modules, active & interactive contemporary educational technologies ... [-]

MSc

MSc Chemistry of the Environment

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Russia Moscow

Specialization in the «Chemistry of the environments» provides specialists with a M. Sc degree in Chemistry - experts in the field of environmental chemical and biochemical provides. The master’s programme «Chemistry of the Environments» proposes teaching at a high academic level based on an interdisciplinary approach. [+]

MSc Chemistry of the Environment

 

Period of studies: 2 years ECTS credits: 120 Language: English

 

 

Program description

Specialization in the «Chemistry of the environments» provides  specialists with a M. Sc degree in Chemistry - experts in the field of  environmental chemical and biochemical provides. The master’s  programme «Chemistry of the Environments» proposes teaching at a  high academic level based on an interdisciplinary approach. The main  focuses are on chemical and ecological aspects of the Chemistry of the  Environment. The program is aimed at training experts, capable of  making weighted decisions on different environmental issues including in  an international context.... [-]


MSc in Computational Civil Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Russia Moscow

The goal of the M.Sc. Program is to educate civil engineers who have the scientific background and experience that are necessary for the beneficial use of computers in engineering practise and in research, and in addition to prepare some of the graduates of the program to proceed to related doctoral programs and thus to become the academic leaders of the future. [+]

MSc in Computational Civil Engineering

Period of studies: 2 years ECTS credits: 120 Language: English

 

Program description

The goal of the M.Sc. Program is to educate civil engineers who have  the scientific background and experience that are necessary for the beneficial use of computers in engineering practise and in research, and in addition to prepare some of the graduates of the program to proceed to related doctoral programs and thus to become the academic leaders of the future.

The Program is concentrated on the general scientific fundamentals which form the basis for - mapping problems from different branches of civil engineering to computers - simulating behaviour of constructed facilities and their environment on computers - managing processes in the life cycle of constructed facilities with computers... [-]


MA

MA Foreign Language of Professional Communication & Specialised Translation

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Russia Moscow

The programme "Foreign Language of Professional Communication and Specialised Translation" is designed to provide students with theoretical and practical knowledge and skills, which can be used [+]

Master in Foreign Language of Professional Communication and Specialised Translation

 

The programme "Foreign Language of Professional Communication and Specialised Translation" is designed to provide students with theoretical and practical knowledge and skills, which can be used for communication in professional settings, translation and interpreting, as well as for teachers and professionals in Economics, Management and Business.

The programme is a great opportunity for students to acquire useful skills of oral and written communication in business and professional environment, including computer-based translation of business documents, economic and financial texts full of professional terms.... [-]


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