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Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU)

4.2 out of 5 (56 ratings / 45 reviews) Moscow, Russia
Welcome to Moscow State University, the first Russian University founded in 1755 on the initiative of Mikhail Lomonosov, an outstanding scientist of the Enlightenment, whose unsettled encyclopedic mind and energy gave the inner impetus to the project.

Bachelor's programmes

Engineering & Technology (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

About

History

  • From 1755 up to now: the basic marks, the well-known teachers and graduates, university today. Moscow University has a rich academic history. Yet the major commitment remains the same as it has been in centuries: to provide outstanding teaching, scholarship and research. But what makes our University so lively is this intellectual spirit combined with inexhaustible curiosity.

Education

Academic areas at Lomonosov Moscow State University are wide-ranging, with a total of 380 departments, 39 faculties, 15 research institutes, four museums and six branch campuses in Russia and abroad.

Research

Lomonosov Moscow State University offers a world class education to everyone with the ability to benefit. Our courses are challenging and rigorous, guided and inspired by our highly qualified academic staff.Since the Soviet era the famous scientist were working in the MSU to develop their research and share their knowledge with their students. This tradition is continuing, and students are feeling involved into the research starting yet from their undergraduate degree programs.There are eleven scientists, writers and politicians whose lives were in some way connected with Moscow State University: Nikolai Semenov (Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 1956).

Career

The MSU graduates are highly demanded by the employees thanks to the fundamental knowledge and skills they get during their education in the Lomonosov Moscow State University.Among MSU graduates are highly ranked Governmental representatives, politicians, well-known scientists, successful business-leaders. 

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
78 -4
2021
74 10
2020
84
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2021
97 -4
2020
93 -6
2019
87
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
-
2021
174 15
2020
189
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
-
2021
285 -19
2020
266
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Housing services

Lomonosov Moscow State University offers a campus which is not only close to the rich culture of Russia’s capital city but is also one of the grandest campuses you’ll ever come across, with the main building claiming the title of the tallest educational building in the world. There are seven dormitories, located in the campus that offers accommodation for students with very modest price.

Library services

MSU students benefit from the university’s impressive library, the oldest and one of the largest university library systems in the country, holding around 10 million books. 

Student Life

Campus life

Lomonosov Moscow State University offers a campus which is not only close to the rich culture of Russia’s capital city but is also one of the grandest campuses you’ll ever come across, with the main building claiming the title of the tallest educational building in the world. Students may find all the facilities within the campus: canteens, supermarkets, medical center, sport facilities and etc.

Student clubs

To make most of university life experience, students may join its rich campus life, develop their talents in various clubs and creative groups, take part in numerous cultural events, visit museums and exhibitions.

Student Reviews

My master's dissertation work was called: Prolonged anti-tuberculosis drugs based on sorbed medicinal substances (basically nanodiamonds)
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I graduated from bachelor's and master's degrees at Lomonosov Moscow State University (Baku Branch) which is located in Azerbaijan, Baku. My specialization in bachelor was physical chemistry, average rating (mark) is 4.13 (out of 5). Specialization in master was oil chemistry, average rating is 4.85 (out of 5). This university was established in Baku in 2009, since then it...

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I have studied in Moscow and during my studying i have learned more about my sphere.

Too much useless theoretical knowledge
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

I would say that my experience overall was okay. But I think that I did not have enough practical experience and knowledge. Professors here are cool but sometimes it feels like they are not interested in students at all.

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