Sholokhov Moscow State University for Humanities

General Information 

Sholokhov Moscow State University for Humanities or M.A. Sholokhov Moscow State University for Humanities was founded in 1951 as Moscow Pedagogical Institute for Correspondence Studies. Sholokhov Moscow State University for Humanities bears the honorary name of Mikhail Sholokhov – a Russian writer who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1965. It has been merged with Moscow State Pedagogical University in 2015. In 2002 Sholokhov Moscow State University for Humanities was ranked by the Russian Ministry of Education among the 10 best pedagogical universities in Russia. It also ranked among the 14 best pedagogical and linguistic universities in Russia in 2005 (out of 78 rated). 

The University for Humanities is a large public university that offers a variety of programs at undergraduate and graduate levels. This university is well known in Russia for its programs in Education (Pedagogy) and Special Education. There are 355 members of the faculty who hold Kandidat degrees, and 311 have appointments as Docents. 121 members of the faculty hold Doktor Nauk degrees, and 188 have appointments as Professors. Among the faculty, there are 9 fellows of the Russian Academy of Education and 38 fellows of international academies. About 70% of the faculty hold Kandidat Nauk or Doktor Nauk degrees. In connection with the merger of Moscow State Pedagogical University and Moscow State Pedagogical University M.A. Sholokhov, the list of faculties is as follows:

Study Programs

  • Institute of Fine Arts
  • Institute of History and Politics
  • Institute of Physical Education, Sport, and Health
  • Institute of Biology and Chemistry
  • Institute of Childhood
  • Institute of Physics, Technology, and Informational Systems
  • Institute of Philology
  • Institute of Foreign Languages
  • Institute of Mathematics and Informatics
  • Faculty of Geography
  • Faculty of Pedagogy and Psychology
  • Institute of Journalism, Communications, and Media Education
  • Institute of Social Studies and Humanities
  • Faculty of Pre-School Pedagogy and Psychology
  • Institute of International Education
  • Institute of Digital Education Development
  • Institute “Higher School of Education

Accommodation and Housing 

Sholokhov Moscow State University for Humanities provides accommodation to its students. Corridor-type hostel. Public areas (kitchen, toilet, washbasin, shower) are located on the floor. The rooms are designed to accommodate three people. Equipped with beds, wardrobes, shelves, bedside tables, dining and writing tables, and chairs. Equipped with internet connection sockets. Bed linen is provided and changed. There are washing machines. The hostel is equipped with a security checkpoint and an alarm button.