MCU History at a Glance

  • 2017

    JUST THE BEGINNING

    It's the 3rd decade of MCU history. In 2016 and 2017 MCU was announced the 1st among nation’s higher pedagogical institutions. MCU is in TOP-50 universities by the average score of the applicants. In 2017 MCU established a Silver University.


  • 2014

    FOLLOWING NEW TRENDS

    Following the new trends in Moscow education system, MCU incorporates all city pedagogical colleges to make a nation's leader by the number of students.

  • 2013

    NEW RECTOR, NEW VISTAS

    Igor Remorenko is appointed Rector of MCU.


    Moscow State Academy of Business Administration becomes part of MCU to make a new educational department in Zelenograd.

  • 2012

    EXTENDING FURTHER

    MCU incorporates Moscow Humanitarian Teachers’ Training Institute. We are growing!

  • 2010

    15 YEARS’ LANDMARK

    MCU celebrates its 15th anniversary with 10,000 applications submitted.

  • 2008

    BOLOGNA PROCESS

    University enters Bologna process to introduce a two-step higher education system, offering Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs.

  • 2005

    TEN YEARS’ LANDMARK

    MCU celebrates its first decade of success!

  • 1997

    NEW HORIZONS

    Samara Department is launched.

  • 1995

    BEGINNING

    Moscow City Teachers’ Training University is founded by the Moscow Government resolution, with First Rector Victor Ryabov, Head of Department of Education Lyubov Kezina, Deputy Minister of Education Vladimir Shadrikov as its co-founders. In 1995 MCU welcomes 1,300 students to be enrolled on 17 programs at 8 departments, with opportunity to choose between 3 study modes.