RUSSIA IN THE SURROUNDING WORLD: EAST, WEST, EURASIA
The new master’s program «Russia in the Surrounding World:
East, West, Eurasia» is developed by UNESCO Chair and is implemented by the Institute of Asian and African Studies,
Lomonosov State University. The Institute of Asian and African
Studies, Lomonosov State University is the leading Russian
university of oriental studies with 60 years of scientifi c and academic
The program is designated for ones who are interested in:
– Russian language and social & politic, economic, historical and cultural peculiarities of Russia;
– modern trends of development of relations between Russia and
– global civilization problems in its comparative component;
– international and regional organizations, its activities for the
maintenance of the world order.
The education period is 2 years. The education is carried out
in Russian by teachers with knowledge of West-European and
Oriental languages in order they can help foreign students. Classes
take place in the center of Moscow, in the historical building of
Moscow State University on the opposite side from the Kremlin.
Students will be accommodated in the Main building of the
Moscow State University.
The tuition fee is 360 000 rubles per year (two semesters), the
payment can be divided into semesters.
Graduates will be awarded the qualifi cation of Master of Oriental
and African Studies, the diploma of Moscow State University and
UNESCO certifi cate.
To register for the program, please, contact the Foreign Division
of the Institute of Asian and African Studies before June 1 by
e-mail: . You will receive the
information on the order of entry and preparation for the entry
examination (contact: Gavrikova Maria)
Address of the Institute of Asian and African Studies,
Lomonosov Moscow State University:
Moscow, Mohovaya street, 11-1-432, Ohotny ryad underground station.
Tel.: +7-495-629-59-48; +7-495-629-39-57
电话: +7-495-629-59-48; +7-495-629-39-57
The history of studying languages and Oriental cultures in Moscow State University
(MSU) started in the fifties of the 18th century. Established in 1956 on the basis of several departments of Historical and Philological faculties of Moscow State University, the Institute of Asian and African Studies (IAAS) was based on a more than two hundred years of studying Oriental countries tradition. IAAS is the central higher educational establishment of Oriental studies in Russia, where professional training techniques of rare Oriental languages, such as - Vietnamese, Khmer, Burmese, Tamil, Dari, Thai, Philippine, Mongolian, Swahili, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Arabic, Turkish and others are carefully preserved.
Students can study at one of the three departments: historical, philological and socio-economic (the latter includes two majors: “Economy” and “Political science”.
Education is completed within a 4-year studying programme with the issuance of the Bachelor`s Degree Diploma in “Oriental Studies, African Studies”.
Our university also gives an opportunity of completing a 2-year studying programme for a Master’s Degree.
Regardless of their major, our students master in the same capacity one or two Oriental languages and one of the West-European languages (English, French, Spanish or German).
Director - professor ABYLGAZIYEV, Igor Ishenaliyevich
President - professor MEYER, Mihail Serafimovich
Academic Supervisor - PhD, assistant professor BELOGORTSEV V.G.
International Relationship Vice Director – PhD, assistant professor SOLODOVNIK D.M.
Research Supervisor - PhD SMIRNOV V.E.
Managing director - SHIFRIN O.B.
PhD, assistant professor SOLODOVNIK
Head of the UNESCO Chair
11 Mokhovaya st.,
125009, Moscow, Russian Federation
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS OFFICE:
tel./fax: +7 (495)6293957