|Moscow State University provides a wide range
educational services and educational programs. It has established modern
educational programs in all basic areas of research and education. The
educational system of the University is designed to give a student deep
understanding of fundamental disciplines combined with specialization in
the applied and concrete scientific problems.
Most of the University
faculties teach domestic students according to the Specialist program (5
years) and grant Specialist Diploma. International students are offered
Bachelour (4 years full time) and Master programs (2 years full time). A
number of our faculties train both domestic and international students
according to Bachelour and Master programs with granting Bachelour and
A number of our faculties train both domestic and international
students according to Bachelour (4 years full time) and Master (2 years
full time) programs with granting Bachelour and Master diplomas.
Each faculty offers Master studies (MA/MSc) for BA/BSc degrees
holders from other universities. Please note that to pursue Master
degree you should have Bachelour degree in the related field.
MA/MSc Degree holders wishing to pursue PhD Degree are welcome to
apply for Doctoral studies (3 years) which are open at all of the
faculties. Topics for doctoral projects are listed in each faculty
PhD holders may pursue a Doctor of Science Degree. Please, contact
International Students Office for information on the topics offered.
Other Programs for International Students
Courses of different type and duration, pre-university programmes,
various specialized courses including teachers' and researchers'
qualification advancement studies as well as courses of Russian
language, history and culture of Russia are open for international
Russian Language courses are very popular. You may start any time
having any language proficiency. You may choose the intensity and
duration of your language studies.
Training at the University is conducted in Russian. Those wishing to
take a full course of studies or one-year training at one of the core
faculties but do not speak Russian are invited to preparatory course at
the Center for International Education.
Moscow State University offers a number of special programs for
groups of students from foreign universities. These programs may last
from one semester to one year. Students may choose to pass exams in the
courses they take. Classes may be conducted in a foreign language.
For visiting scholars we offer programs with an individual curriculum
which could be confirmed by their home University if necessary.
Traditional summer schools of Moscow State University annually
attract an ever growing number of people. The schools' curriculum covers
a wide range of subjects from Russian language study to the study of
laser technologies, fundamental medical studies and other areas of
modern science. Please contact the chosen faculty for the information on
The University closely cooperates with the leading international
organizations including UNESCO and The World Bank. It is a member of
various international associations and has concluded more than
190 exchange, research and cooperation agreements with
universities on all continents. Moscow State University is also the
centre of cooperation between the universities of the former USSR. Our
Rector, Prof. V.A.Sadovnichy, is the President of the Eurasian
Association of Universities.
Many outstanding scholars, public and state leaders of the world have
been granted the degrees of Honoured member, Honoured Doctor and
Honoured Professor of Moscow State University. Famous German poet
J.Goethe, the first prime-minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru, President
of the USA Bill Clinton, Norwegian Scientist Thor Heerdaal and many