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Lomonosov Moscow State University

Location

Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow Russia

Ranking

# =94QS World University Rankings

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75Undergraduate programs

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99Postgraduate programs

International

10784International students

About Lomonosov Moscow State University

Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) is the highest-ranked university in Russia, with a consistent position within the global top 150 of the QS World University Rankings®. Considered one the most prestigious universities in Russia, It houses the tallest educational building in the world, and hosts more than 47,000 students, welcoming 4,000 international students every year.

About Lomonosov Moscow State University

Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) is the highest-ranked university in Russia, with a consistent position within the global top 150 of the QS World University Rankings®. Considered one the most prestigious universities in Russia, It houses the tallest educational building in the world, and hosts more than 47,000 students, welcoming 4,000 international students every year.

Available programs

Bachelor’s degrees at Lomonosov Moscow State University take four years to complete. The requirements to apply include a high school leaving certificate and academic record (both officially translated into Russian), completed application form, statements of equivalence for certificates granted outside Russia, medical certificate, AIDS test result, valid passport and visa, and six photographs. You’ll also need to pass two entrance exams. There are no English-taught bachelor’s degrees, and students can take a preparatory Russian course at the MSU Institute of Russian Language and Culture. Tuition fees vary depending on your course – for example, a BSc in Geography costs 325,000 rubles (approximately US$4,800) per year, while a BSc degree in Public Law, Civil Law or Criminal Law costs 385,000 rubles (~US$5,660) per year.

American Studies

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Chemical kinetics

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Classical Singing

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Cultural Studies

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Economics

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European Studies

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Genetics

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Geology

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Hydrobiology

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Laser chemistry

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Nanobiotechnology

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Plant Physiology

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Russian Studies

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Theory of art

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Depending on your program, postgraduate degrees at Lomonosov Moscow State University can take three or four years to complete. Master’s degrees are two years long, and you will need to pass entrance exams to gain admission. The university offers English-taught master’s degrees in the following subject areas:

  • Biology
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Geology
  • Politics

Biochemistry

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Biochemistry

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Bioengineering

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Biotechnology

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Biotechnology

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Botany

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Economic Theory

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Economics

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Genetics

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Hydrobiology

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IT Management

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Marine Geology

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Medical chemistry

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Microbiology

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Mycolog

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Neurobiology

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Paleontology

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Petrochemistry

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Physiology

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Radiobiology

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Realistic Drawing

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Regional Geology

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Zoology

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University information

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Tuition fee and scholarships

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Rankings & ratings

Lomonosov Moscow State University is one of the top universities in Moscow, Russia. It is ranked #=94 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #116
  • 2014
    #120
  • 2015
    #114
  • 2016
    #108
  • 2017
    #108
  • 2018
    #=95
  • 2019
    #90
  • 2020
    #84
  • 2021
    #74
  • 2022
    #78
  • 2023
    #75
  • 2024
    #=87
  • 2025
    #=94

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