Mail125009, 9 Mokhovaya Street, Moscow, Russian Federation, Faculty of Journalism, room 316
Telephone+7 (495) 629-74-35
Fax+7 (495) 629-49-54


The history of the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University is very rich. In 1755, Russian Empress Elizabeth signed a decree declaring the foundation of Moscow University. Two people played an important role in the creation of the University: the Empress` favorite Ivan Shuvalov and the first Russian professor of the Imperial Academy of Science, a famous scientist Mikhail Lomonosov.

In 1940, Moscow University was named after Mikhail Lomonosov, Russian Emperor Nicholas I gave an order to buy the building on the Mokhovaya street for Moscow University, which is now home of the Faculty of Journalism. The history of the Faculty of Journalism dates back to 1947, when the faculty was founded as a part of the Faculty of Philology, Lomonosov Moscow State University. In 1952, it was reorganized as an independent Faculty of Journalism.

Faculty of journalism is considered to be one of Russia`s leading institutions for the education of journalists and specialists in public relations with about 2500 students pursuing BA, MA and Phd degree.

We teach print, TV and radio journalism, media design, public relations and advertising, media economics, media law and much more. Our goal is to provide academic excellence along with high-level practical training. We have well equipped  TV and radio studios, a weekly student newspaper "Zhurnalist" ("Journalist") and student TV-channel "Mokhovaya 9".

The Faculty of Journalism has 13 academic departments: Media Theory and Economics, Foreign Journalism and Literature, Periodical Press, History of Russian Literature and Journalism, Photojournalism and Media Technology, TV and Radio Broadcasting, Sociology of Mass Communications, Advertising and Public Relations, Editorial and Publishing Business and Information Science, New Media and Communications, History and Statutory Regulation of Domestic Mass Media, Literary and Art Criticism and Publicism, Russian Language Stylistics.

Our Faculty has bilateral agreements with schools and institutes of journalism and mass communication in Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, China, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Spain, Vietnam, Ukraine, USA.

BSc Degree

Journalism. Tuition fee– 325 000 rubles per year

  1. Professional Modules (industrial)
    • Print Journalism
    • Television Journalism
    • Radio Journalism
    • Internet Journalism
    • Photo Journalism
    • Mediabusiness
    • Print Design
    • Advertising
    • Public Relations
    • Sociology of Journalism
  2. Professional Modules (themed)
    • International Journalism
    • Political Journalism
    • Business Journalism
    • Culture in Journalism
    • Sport in Journalism
    • Social Studies in Journalism
    • Musical Journalism
    • Lifestyle Journalism

MSc Degree

Tuition fee– 325 000 rubles per year

  1. Television Journalism.
  2. Strategic communications.
  3. Theory and Technology of Contemporary Journalism.
  4. Theory and Economics of Digital Media.

Postgraduate programs

Journalism. Tuition fee - 262 000 rubles per year