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
June 1: New ‘Topical seminar’ meeting
The fourth topical seminar is scheduled for June 1, 5pm MSK. This will be the last topical seminar for this spring semester, and participants will have a unique chance to listen to four outstanding scholars. Foreign speakers have prepared a joint presentation titled ‘Journalism and Epistemology’, co-authored by Professor Mats Ekström, Amanda Ramsälv, and Professor Oscar Westlund. Russia will be represented by Maria Anikina, who will present a report titled ‘Epistemology and other pillars of journalistic culture in Russia’. читать польностью
Topical seminar on liquid journalism was conducted on May 4
The third topical seminar was focused on liquefaction processes in modern media industry. ‘On the Liquefaction of Global Media Industries and Production’ presentation was delivered by Professor Mark Deuze, Professor of Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA). Russia was represented by Anna Gladkova, Leading Researcher and Director of International Affairs Office at the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University, with her report ‘Ethnic Journalism in Liquid Modern Times’. читать польностью
Lomonosov Moscow State University entered the top-100 of leading world universities
MSU was ranked 91st of the Round University Ranking, becoming the national leader and the only Russian university in top-100. Apart from being the best Russian university in the rankings overview, Lomonosov Moscow State University has topped the list of Russian universities by world teaching and research reputation, as well as by some of the international diversity indicators, e.g. share of international bachelor degrees awarded. читать польностью
Russian Media and Journalism international school
Russian Media and Journalism international school has completed its annual course aimed at students and young researchers from all over the globe. The short-term educational course, conducted entirely in English, lasted from April 19 till April 30. The programme included lectures, online tours and practical assignments. читать польностью
Meet the Department of Photojournalism and Media Technology
The new issue of the Faculty Departments project features the Department of Photojournalism and Media Technology. Its Head Doctor Oleg Bakulin tells about the principles of the Department’s educational programme and invites future students into the exciting world of visual journalism. читать польностью
Journalism section meeting held as part of Lomonosov Readings conference
Journalism section meeting of the conference was held on April 27, featuring five presentations by Faculty's researchers. Professor Elena Vartanova studied the problem of digital platforms dominance. Doctor Olga Smirnova focused her presentation on the conflict analysis of mass media content. Doctor Maxim Babyuk dedicated his research to the institutional-legal and management aspects of Soviet news agencies of the 20's. Ivan Aslanov presented a comprehensive report on the framing effect in media texts featuring the topic of mental health, where he studied the cognitive function of metaphor. Joint report by Doctor Andrey Virkovsky and Doctor Mikhail Makeenko, was devoted to the career histories of young qualified journalists in Moscow. читать польностью