Moscow Humanitarian University

General Information 

Moscow University for the Humanities is an accredited privately operated institution for higher education located in Moscow, Russia. It is a member of the International Association of Universities. The institution traces its history back to the Central Komsomol School, created by the Soviet Union in 1944. In 2000, it was given the status of “academy” and renamed the Moscow Humanitarian and Social Academy. Finally, in 2003, it became a university. 

The university has six faculties. It serves more than 5,000 students at a time.  Over the years of its existence, more than 35,000 specialists have left the walls of the university, working today in the largest Russian and foreign companies. Today, the university is a modern educational and research complex that implements a system of continuous education – from college to graduate school, second higher, and additional education. 

Moscow University for the Humanities is a recognized leader among non-state universities, successfully competing with the best state universities. The University is regularly among the laureates of various all-Russian competitions and ratings: the rating of the Russian Association of Non-State Universities, the competition “100 Best Russian Universities”, “National Recognition”, the Subject National Aggregated Rating, the ratings of the recruitment agency HeadHunter, etc. An important advantage of studying at Moscow State University is the involvement of practitioners in the educational process – figures of Russian culture, science, art and business, diplomacy, and civil service. 

Study Programs 


  • Law
  • Economics, Management, and International Relations
  • Advertising, Journalism, Psychology, and Art
  • Master Programs
  • Postgraduate Programs 

Accommodation and Housing 

The university offers students a unique opportunity to live in a comfortable hostel located in the beautiful park of our university campus, a five-minute walk from the auditorium. The possibility of living in a hostel is provided to students of Moscow State University (college and university) full-time and part-time (evening) forms of education, including those living in Moscow and the Moscow region. 

Every hostel resident can use every common room in the building, including the library, gym, canteen, and resting rooms. All rooms are well-furnished and ready to use at every time and day.  Entrances to the building are equipped with video surveillance and security posts. Every room fully has modern furniture and technical equipment, such as central heating and air conditioning systems, permanent Wi-Fi, and cable TV.