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Russia has a great opportunity for students from Mauritius and African Region. There are a number of  Moscow and St. Petersburg Universities which have multiple disciplines to offer. High Comissioner of South Africa in Mauritius has graduated with the law degree from Peoples’ Friendship University. 


Peoples’ Friendship University was established by the USSR government decree on February 5, 1960. On February 22, 1961 Peoples’ Friendship University was named after Patris Lumumba, a political and public figure, a poet, the head of the first people's democratic government of Congo. The decision of establishing Peoples’ Friendship University in the Soviet Union was taken by the Soviet government in response to the requests of the former colonial countries governments and community. The main aim was to give young people from Asia, Africa and Latin America, especially from poor families, an opportunity to get University education and to become highly qualified specialists. The students were admitted through non-governmental organizations, governmental establishments, and the USSR embassies and consulates. The Peoples Friendship University of Russia was founded under the auspices of the All-Union Trade Union’s Central Council, the Solidarity Soviet Committee of the Asian and African countries, the Union of Friendship Associations and Intercultural Relationships.
In February 1975 the University was honored with Peoples’ Friendship Order for the contribution in the Asian, African and Latin American development. On February 5, 1992 the university was renamed “Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia – the state institute of higher education” (PFUR). The founder of PFUR is the government of the Russian Federation.


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