“The faith, which the nuclear of the university confesses, helps us to achieve success in everyday life,” he said at the 4th Christmas Educational Readings of Moscow southern deanery opened in MIFI.
The rector told that after the home chapel was opened in 2008 and the Faculty of Theology was opened in 2012 (chaired by the head of the Synodal Department for External Church Relations Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk) MIFI achieved great success both in Russia and abroad.
“The university today is included in top 100 of the best universities, occupying the 36th place on natural sciences in the international rating. According to the other rating, we hold the 75th place in the world among 5,000 universities. Many people wondered when we started, they asked how physics combines with faith. It combines very well as our deep conviction is that young generation should confess the immutable values from the very start,” Strikhanov said.