University Detail

Moscow State University


Moscow State University was established in 1755. More than 40 000 students (graduate and postgraduate) and about 7 000 undergraduates study at the university, and over 5 000 specialists do the refresher course here. More than 6 000 professors and lecturers, and about 5 000 researchers work for the faculties and research institutes.


  • Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics
  • Faculty of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics
  • Faculty of Physics
  • Statue of a student in front of the Main Building.
  • Faculty of Chemistry
  • Faculty of Materials Science
  • Faculty of Biology
  • Faculty of Bioengineering and Bioinformatics
  • Faculty of Soil Science
  • Faculty of Geology
  • Faculty of Geography
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Physics and Chemistry
  • Faculty of History
  • Faculty of Philology
  • Faculty of Philosophy
  • Faculty of Economics
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Journalism
  • Faculty of Psychology
  • The Institute of Asian and African Studies
  • Faculty of Sociology
  • Faculty of Foreign Languages and Area Studies
  • Faculty of Public Administration
  • Faculty of World Politics
  • Faculty of Fine and Performing Arts
  • Faculty of Global Studies
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Political Science
  • Higher School of Business Administration
  • Moscow School of Economics
  • Higher School of Translation and Interpretation
  • Higher School of Public Administration
  • Higher School of Public Audit
  • Higher School of Administration and Innovations
  • Higher School of Innovative Business Administration
  • Higher School of Modern Social Sciences
  • Higher School of Television
  • Faculty of Further Education
  • Faculty of Military Training

Admission Requirements

This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.  Other names: Moskovskij Gosudarstvennyj Universitet im. M.V. Lomonosova, Lomonosov Moscow State University.  First degree/qualification: 4 year bachelor's (bakalavr). 

 Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4.0/5.0 

Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year first degree. 

Documents required: Official diploma (diplom) showing degree and date awarded with accompanying addendum - translation of academic record (not valid without the diploma) in Russian and English. Addendum and diploma registration numbers must be the same. 

Description: Instituted in 1775. Usual admission requirements are a competitive entrance examination and a general or specialized secondary school certificate (11 years of education). Note that the traditional five year diploma has been divided into two segments: (1) a four year program with general study in specific field culminating in the bakalavr (bachelor) degree, (2) two more years of specialization culminating in the magistr (master's degree).