Pedagogical Education (Master’s program) in State University of Humanities and Social Studies

Master’s program

Faculty of Foreign Languages, Faculty of Pedagogy,

Faculty of History, Management and Service, Faculty of Mathematics,

Physics, Chemistry, Informatics, Faculty of Philology,

Faculty of Technology






Zhanna K. LEONOVA,


Tel. +7 496 615-13-30


Achievements and awards. Since 2016 the program has been listed among Best Educational Programs of Innovative Russia. The university is ranked among "The Best Universities of Russia" and is listed on the National Register of "Leading Educational Institutions of Russia."

Teaching staff. Most teachers have postgraduate qualifications and international certificates to confirm their high-level language proficiency (С1-C2) and methodological professional competence. All teaching staff are actively involved in project and research activities with support of grants from: the President of the Russian Federation; the RFBR and other research foundations. Among the teachers are laureates of minor RAS awards including: the Makary Prize; RAS contests; and science and innovation awards. Teaching staff also include the Vice-President of the Russian Dostoevsky Society, Vice-President of the National Association of Applied Linguistics, President of KoELTA, and academics of the RAE, the RANS and the International Teacher’s Training Academy of Science.

Facilities and resources. The university is fully resourced for efficient delivery of the educational program and students' recreational activities.

Research. Professional and personal training of teachers in the context of modernisation of education; the development of professional special needs education in the Moscow Region (a project of the Moscow Region Ministry of Education); phenomenology of modern childhood; information technologies for foreign language teaching, international standards in language education; regional aspects of teaching Russian language and literature; the project "The School of Social Inclusion Volunteers of the Moscow Region"; ridge model of the region's need for teachers; WorldSkills Russia; methodological support for graduate demonstration exams; and the Regional Volunteer Center of the Abilympics Movement (Moscow Region).

Education. Teachers use Russian and Finnish mathematics teaching methods, context- and project-based learning strategies, and flipped classroom. Many Master students have won prestigious research competitions.

Strategic partners. Research institutions of the RAS and the RAE; top universities of Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, etc.; and various universities in Belarus, Hungary, Germany, China and France.

International projects and programs. The university cooperates with foreign partner universities under the international academic exchange agreements. Students regularly win grants for free education abroad from Erasmus+, Stipendium Hungaricum.

Competitive advantages. Highly qualified teaching staff; innovative teaching methods; academic exchange opportunities; participation in worthy causes and public awareness campaigns.