Department of Teaching History, Social Studies, and Law

The Department was established in 1999. It aims to provide bachelors, masters and postgraduate students with opportunities to engage in improving methods of teaching History, Social Studies, Economics, and Law, as well as to elaborate research skills in social and humanitarian problems of education, museum pedagogics. The Department also offers students possibilities to apply these skills in research, educational and cultural practice, and to search for new methods to improve socio-humanitarian education.

The Department conducts Pedagogy bachelor’s and master’s programs as well as a Teaching and Pedagogy postgraduate program. Highly-qualified professors in teaching History, Social Studies, Economics, and Law, work for the Department. They write and publish monographs as well as compose school and college textbooks. They join the Programme for International Student Assessment, and Russian and international research and professional associations. 

The Department arranges and holds discussions, seminars, and conferences for students, college professors and school teachers.


Tel.: +7 (499) 181-67-29
Room 3610, 4 Vtoroy Selskokhozyaistvennyi proezd, Moscow, 129226

Andrey Sorokin

Post: Head of Department, Coordinator of Master's Program
Academic credentials: Candidate of Pedagogy, Associate Professor

Tatyana Apostolova

Head of Public Relations Department, Associate Professor
Candidate of History


Oleg Zakirov

Deputy Director for awareness-raising work
Candidate of History, Associate Professor


Anastasia Polovnikova

Coordinator of Master's program
Candidate of Pedagogy, Associate Professor


Ravil’ Rezakov

Head of Department for Research Development
Doctor of Education Sciences, Professor


Irina Malshakova

Associate Professor
Candidate of Economics


Maria Shener

Associate Professor
Candidate of Economics


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