Welcome to the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University!
As one of the leading institutions of journalism education in Russia, we understand our mission as fostering academic rigor and achievement and empowering student success. Our faculty scholars prioritize student learning and innovative research. It is our goal to help students develop their skills and achieve their full potential in the course of study and in their future careers as journalists.
The Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University has a long legacy of academic excellence, and we continue to build on that legacy in ways that prepare students to succeed as media professionals in a rapidly changing world. We are happy to have an excellent faculty body consisting of highly professional teachers, researchers and mentors. The Faculty of Journalism is proud of its innovative teaching methods, longstanding connections with media practitioners, who share their unique experiences and success stories with the students, its study programs, many of which were recognized nationally, and its broad international outreach.
By embracing innovation and advancing teaching excellence as central to the learning experience, we empower our students not only to succeed in the classroom but to achieve distinction in the world as a result of their education.
Thank you for your interest in the Faculty of Journalism.
Professor Elena Vartanova,
Dean, Chair in Media Theory and Economics
Learn more about the Faculty of Journalism in the attached brochure
Media communications: the new bachelor program at the Faculty of Journalism, MSU
A new bachelor program ‘Media communications’ is opened at the Faculty of Journalism, MSU. The program is aimed at preparing multimedia producers, content managers, copywriters, SMM specialists, visual communication specialists, traffic managers, site editors and videographers. These specialists will be in demand in commercial companies, government organizations, cultural industry organizations (museums, galleries, theaters, etc.), science and education structures. читать польностью
On April 26, two international faculty members received awards from the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University. Professor Greg Simons (Uppsala University, Sweden) was awarded title of honorary professor of the Faculty of Journalism. Professor Jens Wendland (Germany), honorary professor of the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University, received award of excellence for significant contribution to strengthening academic relations between media scholars of Germany and Russia. читать польностью
On October 17-18, 2019 the Faculty of Journalism, MSU will hold the 11th International Media Readings in Moscow ‘Mass Media and Communications-2019’. The topic of the conference is ‘Digitalizing Media: communication, audiences, policies’
Best papers will be considered for publication in peer-reviewed Vestnik Moskovskogo universiteta. Seriya 10. Zhurnalistika, the leading journal in media and communication fields in Russia. The journal is included into the database of the best Russian journals RSCI (Russian Science Citation Index), basing on the Web of Science platform. читать польностью
The Faculty of Journalism held a section during the X Russian Forum of Business Media
On April 11, 2019 the Faculty of Journalism, MSU conducted a session ‘Digital Journalism’ within a framework of X Russian Forum for Business Media. The event was organized by Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, Union of Journalists of Russia and international news agency Russia Today. читать польностью
A Delegation from American University in the Emirates visited the Faculty of Journalism
On April 4, 2019 the Faculty of Journalism, MSU hosted a delegation from American University in the Emirates headed by Associate Professor Dr. Akhmed Khamis Aljanabi and accompanied by Economic adviser to the Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain in Russian Federation Dr. Abdullah Waleed Lateef. After a brief tour around the Faculty foreign colleagues were invited to discuss possible opportunities for cooperation. читать польностью
A Chapter by Professor Vartanova and Dr. Gladkova was published in foreign monography
In 2019 the book «Digital Media Inequalities: Policies against Divides, Distrust and Discrimination» edited by Josef Trappel (University of Salzburg, Austria) was published by Nordicom (Gothenburg, Sweden). The book united researchers from Austria, Belgium, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Finland, France and other countries. The book contains one of the latest articles by Professor Denis Mcquail (1935-2017), who also was an Honorary Professor of the Faculty of Journalism, MSU. The book was published as a result of Euromedia Research Group work. читать польностью