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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.

Best regards,
Professor Elena Vartanova,
Dean, Chair in Media Theory and Economics

Learn more about the Faculty of Journalism in the attached brochure

Faculty News

Teachers of Professional Disciplines and Modules of the Faculty of Journalism, MSU Took Part in the Winter Advanced Training School
DDL_5042.JPGOn 16-19 January, 2018 the Faculty of Journalism, MSU conducted a winter school for the teachers of professional disciplines. The program was focused on the professional competencies which were essential for the students, including creating and editing the journalistic texts, searching for information, fact checking, maintaining ethical standards.

The Open Day of the Faculty of Journalism, MSU
QV4A0598.jpgOn November 14, 2017 the Faculty of Journalism, MSU greeted guests during Open Day event. Future entrants were inspired by an opportunity to ask professors and students about the life of the Faculty.

The alumni of the Faculty have been awarded with the Prize of Russian Federation Government in the field of Mass Media
Снимок экрана 2017-12-22 в 21.45.31.pngThe Faculty of Journalism, MSU is proud of alumni and professors who have been awarded with the Prize of Russian Federation Government in the field of Mass Media.

The Meeting among Chinese Alumni and Students
IMG_0348.jpgOn December 19, 2017 the Faculty of Journalism, MSU conducted the first meeting among Chinese alumni and current students. Fan Fei and Lin Chuanzao, who had successfully graduated from the MSU, shared they eхperience of fruitful and bright student life.

New Year's Greetings
Снимок экрана 2017-12-26 в 21.11.27.pngSeason's greetings from Professor Elena Vartanova, Dean of the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University! Best wishes to all students, faculty and staff members, Russian and international colleagues and friends! May the coming year bring you and your families lots of happiness, luck, prosperity and health. All the best for 2018!

IHECS and the Faculty of Journalism, MSU Started Creative Project within the Framework of Erasmus + Program
ihecs.jpgThe Faculty of Journalism, MSU jointly with Institute for Higher Social Communication Studies (IHECS) started the “Slice of my life” photo project.

Dr. Wolfgang Mühl-Benninghaus has been awarded the title of Honorary Professor
IMG_3541.jpgOn November 17, 2017 Faculty of Journalism, MSU awarded a title of Foreign Honorary Professor to Dr. Wolfgang Mühl-Benninghaus (Humboldt University in Berlin). The Dean of the Faculty Professor Elena Vartanova presented him a memorial plaque and expressed her appreciation for long-standing fruitful collaboration.