International Office:
Mail119991, Russian Federation, Moscow, Lenin Hills, Moscow State University, Shuvalov building (27, Lomonosovsky prospect, Bld.4), the Faculty of Philosophy, E-324.
Telephone+7 (495) 939-15-69


The Faculty of Philosophy is one of the three basic faculties, established when the Moscow University was founded in 1755. The original project presupposed teaching of philosophy as a system of universal knowledge embodying the gist of university education. Such a general humanitarian approach is actual again nowadays, in the era of interdisciplinary studies and special emphasis on social and moral criteria of world progress – the faculty is in top-50 in the QS World University Ranking-2016 in Philosophy.

All fields of Philosophy are present as chairs and departments for specialization: Ontology, Theory of Knowledge, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, Social Philosophy, Logics, Ethics, Aesthetics, History of World Philosophy, History of Russian Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion and Religious Studies. Some new educational divisions and chairs are being opened: Philosophical Anthropology and problems of comprehensive research of man, History and Theory of World Culture Philosophy of Politics and Law, Philosophy of Language and Communication, Philosophy of Education. The Creative Industries Center proposes a short time educational programs for graduate students. The laboratory of Information Systems in Humanitarian Education is working out.

Tuition fees for BSc and MSc Degree students – 325 000 rubles per year

BSc Degree

4 years full time

  1. Philosophy
  2. Religious Studies and Philosophy of Religion
  3. Cultural Studies
  4. Advertising and Public Relations
  5. Economic Policy and Political Sciences

MSc Degree

2 years full time

  1. Philosophy
  2. Religious Studies and Philosophy of Religion
  3. Cultural Studies
  4. Advertising and Public Relations
  5. Strategic Management: Economic Policy and Political Sciences

Postgraduate programs

3 years full time for Phd program

Tuition fees for Postgraduate programs students – 262 000 rubles per year


09.00.01 Ontology and Theory of Knowledge 
09.00.11 Social philosophy
09.00.03 History of Philosophy
09.00.04. Aesthetics
09.00.05 Ethics
09.00.07 Logic
09.00.08 Philosophy of science and technology
09.00.13 Philosophical anthropology, philosophy of culture
09.00. 14 Philosophy of religion and Religious Studies
23.00.01 The theory and philosophy of politics, history and methodology of political science
23.00.02 Political institutions, processes, and technology
23.00.03 Political culture and ideology

Postgraduate programs of the Creative Industries Center

(new qualification)
1,5 year full time
Tuition fees– 400 000 rubles per program
MBA in Fashion Industries
MBA in Art Management

1 year full time

Fashion Industries
Tuition fees– 180 000 rubles per program
Advertising and Public Relations
Tuition fees– 100 000 rubles per program