The Silver University was established in November 2017 as one of the MCU’s departments, and within one year it provided professional trainings to more than 4000 senior citizens of Moscow. The admissions for the next year will increase up to 5000 people.

The key objective of the Silver University is establishing a creative learning environment for elderly Moscowites so that they can enjoy a full-fledged life in the modern society.

The Silver University includes 5 faculties:

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Health & Safety
  • Faculty of Culture & Arts
  • Faculty of Mass Communication and Information Technologies
  • Faculty of Psychology

Our programmes

General enrichment programmes:

  • History and culture of Moscow
  • Moscow digital resources
  • Digital communication
  • Financial literacy
  • Foreign languages
  • Arts and crafts
  • Program duration: 24—36 hours
  • Creative fulfillment
  • Developing modern skills

Professional programmes enabling to work as:

  • Babysitter
  • Gardener
  • Theater puppet maker
  • Ticket clerk
  • Programme duration: 160 hours
  • Certificate of professional qualification
  • Opportunity to work in Moscow

The Silver University often arranges educational and creative events featuring the following knowledge and skills:

  • Financial security
  • Inheritance issues
  • Keeping healthy
  • Internet technologies for virtual trips around the world
  • Modern mobile technologies 
  • Moscow architecture
  • Creative writing
  • Drama art
  • Speaking communication skills
  • Handicrafts (working with fabric, paper and beads) 

Silver University Projects

Law Clinic

Provides legal counselling to senior citizens by MCU students and their curators. Offering documentation asssistance in:

  • Employment law
  • Family law
  • Civil law
  • Land law
  • Education law
  • Arbitration law, etc 

MCU Silver Volunteers

The Silver Volunteers Club arranges different types of events to bridge the gap between the young and older generations, to cultivate respect and mutual understanding.

  • Educational events
  • Festivals
  • Open to young and old