Lomonosov Moscow State University : Rankings, Fees & Courses Details | Top Universities
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow Russia
    • QS World University Rankings
      74
    • StatusPublic
    • Research OutputVery High
    • Student/Faculty Ratio5
    • ScholarshipsYes
    • International Students10,239
    • SizeXL
    • Total Faculty6,575

    + 72 others shortlisted this university

    + 73 others shortlisted this university

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    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.

    MSU students benefit from the university’s impressive library, the oldest and one of the largest university library systems in the country, holding around 10 million books, 2.5 million of which are in foreign languages.
    There are also multiple research institutes, research centers and museums connected to the university, including the Research Computing Center and International Laser Center.

     

    MSU has many societies and sports clubs for students to get involved with in their spare time, with plenty to suit different interests – for example, students interested in the performing arts could join the university’s academic chorus, theater workshop and/or dance college. In terms of sports, options include the mountaineering club, diving club and yacht club.
     

    To gain admission, you’ll need to pass two entrance exams and submit the following documents:

    • Application form
    • School leaving certificate (High school diploma)
    • Copy of academic record
    • Statements of equivalence of the education certificate (for the certificates outside the Russian Federation);
    • Medical certificate
    • AIDS test result
    • Passport with visa and migration card
    • Six 3x4 cm photographs.
    • Any other documents as required by your faculty.


    Your academic documents should be translated into Russian, and must either be notarized in Russia or certified by the Russian Embassy or consulate in your home country.
     


     

    Lomonosov Moscow State University was ranked 101-110 in the most recent QS Graduate Employability Rankings, making it the highest-ranked Russian university for graduate employability. It was ranked 20th for the alumni outcomes indicator, having been the alma mater of famous writers such as Anton Chekhov and Ivan Turgenev, politicians such as Mikhail Gorbachev and Mikhail Suslov, as well as renowned mathematicians and physicists such as Boris Demidovich, Vladimir Arnold, and Andrey Kolmogorov.

    About

    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.

    MSU students benefit from the university’s impressive library, the oldest and one of the largest university library systems in the country, holding around 10 million books, 2.5 million of which are in foreign languages.
    There are also multiple research institutes, research centers and museums connected to the university, including the Research Computing Center and International Laser Center.

     

    MSU has many societies and sports clubs for students to get involved with in their spare time, with plenty to suit different interests – for example, students interested in the performing arts could join the university’s academic chorus, theater workshop and/or dance college. In terms of sports, options include the mountaineering club, diving club and yacht club.
     

    To gain admission, you’ll need to pass two entrance exams and submit the following documents:

    • Application form
    • School leaving certificate (High school diploma)
    • Copy of academic record
    • Statements of equivalence of the education certificate (for the certificates outside the Russian Federation);
    • Medical certificate
    • AIDS test result
    • Passport with visa and migration card
    • Six 3x4 cm photographs.
    • Any other documents as required by your faculty.


    Your academic documents should be translated into Russian, and must either be notarized in Russia or certified by the Russian Embassy or consulate in your home country.
     


     

    Lomonosov Moscow State University was ranked 101-110 in the most recent QS Graduate Employability Rankings, making it the highest-ranked Russian university for graduate employability. It was ranked 20th for the alumni outcomes indicator, having been the alma mater of famous writers such as Anton Chekhov and Ivan Turgenev, politicians such as Mikhail Gorbachev and Mikhail Suslov, as well as renowned mathematicians and physicists such as Boris Demidovich, Vladimir Arnold, and Andrey Kolmogorov.

    University highlights

    Lomonosov Moscow State University is one of the top Public universities in Moscow, Russia. It is ranked #74 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2012
      #116
    • 2013
      #120
    • 2014
      #114
    • 2015
      #108
    • 2016
      #108
    • 2018
      #=95
    • 2019
      #90
    • 2020
      #84
    • 2021
      #74

    Ranking criteria

    65.9
    Overall
    77.3
    Academic Reputation
    82.8
    Employer Reputation
    99.8
    Faculty Student Ratio
    7.4
    Citations per Faculty
    20.1
    International Faculty Ratio
    76.8
    International Students Ratio

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    30,152

    %
    %

    International students
    10,239

    47%
    53%

    Total faculty staff
    6,575

    698
    5877

    Total students
    30,152

    International students
    10,239

    47%
    53%

    Total faculty staff
    6,575

    5877
    698

    Scholarships

    Yes
    The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.

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