Pedagogical Education (Two Majors) in State University of Humanities and Social Studies



Bachelor's program


MAZUROV Aleksei Borisovich


Achievements and awards. Since 2014 this program has been ranked top in Best Educational Programs of Innovative Russia project. StateUniversity of Humanities and Social Studies is ranked among “The Best Universities of Russia” and is listed on the National Register "Leading Educational Institutions of Russia."

Teaching staff. Most teachers have postgraduate academic degrees and titles. All of them are actively involved in the implementation of research projects. Their research activities are supported by the grants of the President of the Russian Federation, the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, the Department for Humanities and Social Studies of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research. Among the teachers are laureates of "lesser" gold medals of the Russian Academy of Sciences with awards for young scientists, laureates of the Makary Prize, laureates of contests of the Russian Academy of Sciences, laureates of awards in the field of science and innovations, Corresponding Members of the Russian Academy of Education, the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, the International Academy of Sciences of Pedagogical Education, and Vice-President of the Russian Dostoevsky Society.

Facilities and resources. The university has all resources for efficient organization of the educational process and students' recreational activities.

Research. The main research areas include: professional and personal training of a teacher in the context of modernization of education; professional education without borders – equal opportunities for people with disabilities (the Moscow Region project); phenomenology of modern childhood; regional aspect 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 a demonstration exam of graduates; the Regional Volunteer Center of the Abilympics Movement (the Moscow Region).

Education. The teachers use context- and project-based learning strategies, flipped classroom. Students undertake their study placement abroad and regularly participate in worthy causes and public awareness campaigns, work in summer children’s camps as counselors.

Strategic partners. The university maintains steadfast academic relations with research institutions of the RussianAcademy of Sciences and the RussianAcademy of Education, leading universities of Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Ryazan, Tver, Yaroslavl, and other cities. The university constantly cooperates with the universities of Belarus, Hungary, Germany, Ireland, China, France, and other countries. 

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

Competitive advantages. The advantages include highly qualified teaching staff; innovative teaching methods; academic mobility opportunities; participation in socially important projects and public awareness campaigns.