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
The third ‘Topical seminar’ meeting to be held on May 4
The third seminar is scheduled for May 4, 5 pm MSK. The participants will listen to ‘On the Liquefaction of Global Media Industries and Production’ presentation delivered by Professor Mark Deuze, Professor of Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA), Faculty of Humanities. Russia will be represented by Anna Gladkova, Leading Researcher and Director of International Affairs Office at the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University, vice-chair of IAMCR’s Digital Divide Working Group, IAMCR Ambassador in Russia and member of the IAMCR International Council, with the report ‘Ethnic Journalism in Liquid Modern Times’. читать польностью
The second Topical seminar held on April 6 focused on the creative practices in media studies
The second Topical seminar was conducted on April 6 and focused on the topic of media and art. Speakers presented their researches, which addressed the topic from different perspectives. Participants listened to ‘Arts-based research in communication and media studies’ presentation delivered by Professor Nico Carpentier. Russia was represented by Denis Dunas, who presented his report ‘Russian journalism and media studies: Where art and creativity begin and end’. читать польностью
Prokhorov Readings meeting was held on April 1
Prokhorov Readings meeting was held to commemorate the 90th anniversary of great Russian scholar Evgeniy Prokhorov. Professor Prokhorov founded and chaired the Department of Sociology of Mass Communications, which innovatively merged two academic areas – journalism theory and sociology. The extensive thematic scope of the meeting reflected broad research interests of Evgeniy Prokhorov. читать польностью
Faculty of Journalism received VKontakte award
MSU Faculty of Journalism was awarded by Russia’s most popular social network for active cooperation. In 2019 Lomonosov Moscow State University became the first academic institution to host VKontakte creative workshop, which initiated the students into the specifics of digital media industry. The workshop was coordinated by VK team and featured prominent journalists and media managers as guest speakers. читать польностью
Elena Vartanova speaks about Faculty's post-pandemic life and ‘hybrid learning’: interview for 'Moscow 24'
In her interview for Moscow 24 channel, Dean of the Faculty of Journalism Elena Vartanova spoke about current major projects of the Faculty and reflected on the future of journalism. Professor Vartanova elaborated on hybrid learning, clarified the concept of media communications, touched upon pandemic-related challenges for journalism and unveiled some of the upcoming Faculty's events. читать польностью
Digital Divide and Digital Inclusion webinar was held on March 19
The first webinar in the IAMCR webinar series addressed the issue of digital gap and focused on integration opportunities for different social groups. A number of prominent scholars delivered presentations featuring relevant studies on most acute problems within the scope of the topic. The event was co-hosted by the Faculty of Journalism and the International Association for Media and Communication Research. читать польностью