Russian State Social University

General Information

Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education” Russian State Social University” (RSSU) is a higher educational institution. It is one of the leading Russian universities that train successful and qualified specialists in various areas of the economy, politics, and public life of the country. The history of the university has been more than a century. The university is the ideological successor of the Communist University named after Ya.M. Sverdlov (1919) and the Higher Party School under the Central Committee of the All-Union Communist Party of Bolsheviks. 

Nowadays, more than 19 thousand students from 65 countries of the world receive education at 11 faculties of the RSSU. Training is conducted on 187 basic educational programs of undergraduate, specialist, master, and postgraduate studies. Highly qualified teachers work with students, 85% of them have a degree. In the educational process, innovative approaches, digital technologies, and tools for remote access to educational content are widely used. The university is known in the country for the quality of its educational work. The Russian State Social University is actively developing international activities. 773 foreign students from 65 countries of the world study at the university.  

Study Programs

  • Faculty of Art
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Information Technology
  • Faculty of Communication Management 
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Psychology 
  • Faculty of Social Work 
  • Faculty of Sociology
  • Faculty of Management
  • Faculty of Physical Education 
  • Faculty of Ecology and Technosphere Safety 
  • Faculty of Economics 
  • Faculty of Law 

Accommodation and Housing 

Accommodation is provided to all university students. Dormitories are provided in the form of double rooms. On each floor, there is a split bathroom and a communal kitchen. Free wi-fi. Each dorm block consists of a double and a triple room. Each block has a split bathroom and a communal kitchen. There are also blocks with quadruple rooms, with a bathroom on the floor. Free wi-fi,  self-study room.