School of Contemporary Social Sciences

MailMSU, School of Contemporary Social Sciences, Russia, 119991, Moscow, GSP-1, Leninskiye Gory
Telephone+7 (495) 939-36-29
WWWhttp://vshssn.msu.ru
E-mailpk@vshssn.msu.ru

Academic Adviser: Prof. Vladimir L. Shults
Dean : Acad. Gennady V. Osipov

The School of Contemporary Social Sciences was founded in 2002 in accordance with the decision of the MSU Academic Council and the Russian Academy of Sciences.

The main task of the School of Contemporary Social Sciences is to train highly-qualified specialists in modern social sciences: Sociology and Sociology of Knowledge, Knowledge Economy, Social Administration, Social Control, Social Philosophy and Cultural studies.

The School of Contemporary Social Sciences offers two academic programs: “Sociology” and “Management”.

Our innovative approach to tuition management ensures high quality of the education and competitiveness of our graduates; it gives our students opportunities for creativeness and self-actualization.

The School of Contemporary Social Sciences provides students with fundamental theoretical knowledge as well as practical skills. Our students’ implement the results of their research in their practical work, thus contributing to the social and economic development of modern Russia.

MSU professors and instructors, eminent scholars from the Russian Academy of Sciences give lectures and seminars at the faculty, Academicians G.V. Osipov, V.S. Stepin, V.L. Makarov among them. Our special courses are often given by government officials, lawyers, businessmen representing major Russian companies.

The tuition is based on the action-oriented methods which include business games and master classes. We are planning to invite leading scientists from other countries and to organize students’ internships abroad. Our students’ field placements and externships are organized with the view of their further employment.

To fund their research, our brightest students are awarded grants by the Russian Academy of Sciences, leading research foundations and business organizations.