Mikhail Semyonovich Shchepkin Higher Theatre School

General Information 

The Mikhail Semyonovich Shchepkin Higher Theatre School (Institute) is a drama school associated with the State Academic Maly Theatre in Moscow. It was established in 1809 by the decree of Alexander I of Russia. University is the best place to study art, study architecture, study theater, and study culture in Russia.

University is a dynamic leading regional center of culture, scientifical research, educational science, and arts, in which the classical tradition of high school is combined with the latest educational technology. The cultural university is progressively developing new higher schools, adapting to the current socio-economic and socio-political conditions which play an increasingly active role in regional integration, and federal and international educational space.  

University provides studying of Bachelor’s programs, Master’s programs, and Postgraduate programs for Russian students and develop advanced Master’s programs with English medium of instruction. Students and teaching staff at University are involved in a variety of research activities and grant programs in Russian universities and universities abroad.

Study Programs 

University provides studying processes at the following faculties:

  • Faculty of Audio Recording Technology
  • Faculty of Business Administration
  • Faculty of Business Management
  • Faculty of Film and Television
  • Faculty of Interactive Media Arts
  • Faculty of Liberal Arts
  • Faculty of Mass Communication
  • Faculty of Music Teacher Education
  • Faculty of Music Performance
  • Faculty of Theatre Arts

Accommodation and Housing 

Students will be offered accommodation in one of the University`s student hostels. Rooms are fully furnished (table, chairs, beds, shelf, wardrobe) and shared between 2-3 persons. Two rooms have a common shower and toilet. Rooms are shared with other students of the same gender, but in the same block, there can be students of the opposite gender as neighbors.

Dormitories have common kitchens and laundries, arranged common rooms, renovated and supplied by modern technologies study rooms. Students can visit reading rooms and libraries with a huge amount of information resources useful for studying. The hostel has a convenient location, so everybody can go to the main study building by foot or bus.