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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

The Faculty of Journalism, MSU and IHECS present the photo exhibition "20 Years Old in…»
28026747297_3e2585669e_o.jpgOn June 18, 2018 the Faculty of Journalism, MSU opened “20 Years Old in…”photography exhibition. It is a result of cooperation between Chair of Photojournalism and Media Technologies and Institute for Higher Social Communication Studies (Belgium) in 2017-2018.

Graduates of the School of the Young Journalist were Awarded Certificates
11111111111111111111111111111-1.jpgOn June 7, 2018 students of School of Young Journalists were awarded certificates of completion. The School is a project by the Faculty of Journalism, MSU intended for pupils who strives to learn more about journalism and media sphere.

Faculty of Journalism, MSU, and Uzbekistan University of Journalism and Mass Communication Signed a Memorandum for Mutual Understanding
CC9A9572.JPGOn May 31, 2018 Dean of Faculty of Journalism, MSU and Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Education Professor Elena Vartanova and Rector of Uzbekistan University of Journalism and Mass Communications Sherzod Kudrathodjaev signed a Memorandum for Mutual Understanding.

The Third Season of “Media Mondays” Started at VDNH
04f781392646c26a3bdcdc4a28ebc12e.jpgOn May 28, 2018 the new season of annual educational project “Media Mondays” by the Faculty of Journalism, MSU started at VDNH. The first lecture was traditionally delivered by the Dean of the Faculty Professor Vartanova.

Students and alumni met employers during the Career Day
e2466d36075a3a05660662fe8d211955.jpgOn April 24, 2018 the Faculty of Journalism, MSU conducted traditional Career Day. The event started with talks by the Dean Professor Elena Vartanova, member of the State Duma Committee for Information Policy, Information Technologies and Communications Evgeniy Revenko, First Deputy Head of the Department of Media and Advertising of Moscow Julia Kazakova and Chairman of the Russian Union of Journalists Vladimir Soloviev.

Dean of the Faculty of Journalism, MSU and Vice-Chair of Armenian Union of Journalists signed an agreement for collaboration
e505d9e12333e2ba437cb0e1724dba07.JPGOn April 18, 2018 the Dean of the Faculty of Journalism, MSU, Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Education, Secretary of Russian Union of Journalists Professor Elena Vartanova and Vice-Chair of Armenian Union of Journalists Vardan Aloyan signed an agreement for collaboration.

The 10th International Media Readings in Moscow “Mass Media and Communications-2018”
d893a050536d9e85734896c487803dfc.jpgThe conference is aimed at discussing significant transformations of media under the influence of digitalization, media convergence, mediatization of the society, deprofessionalization of journalistic work, the development of new active audiences which take over some functions that have been traditionally performed by journalists, and other processes.