Post graduate education is designed for those who plan to pursue an academic career. Post graduate programs at MCU provide students with the necessary research skills required to defend their theses and gain a PhD degree. This degree enables its holders to conduct research at the state and private institutions and teach at universities.

MCU has established a continuous educational system which allows students to proceed with their research in 14 different fields choosing from 43 specializations. MCU has 9 boards for PhD and doctoral thesis defense.

PhD program Field of Study Institute
Mathematical logic, algebra and theory of numbers Mathematics and Mechanics Institute of Digital Education
Management in social and economic systems Computer Science
Mathematical and software support of computer systems and networks
Chemistry of organo-element compounds Chemistry Institute of Natural Sciences and Sport Technologies
Economic, social, political and recreational geography Earth Science
Theory and methods of physical instruction, sport training, health-promoting and adaptive physical education Physical education and sport
Theory and history of law and state Law Institute of Law and Management
Constitutional law, constitutional legal procedures, municipal law
Civil law, entrepreneurial law, private international law
Criminal law, criminology;  criminal executive law
Criminal procedure
Political institutions, processes and technologies Political science and area studies
Management of the national economy Economics
General psychology, psychology of personality, history of psychology Psychology Institute of Psychology, Sociology and Social Relations

Institute of Educational Psychology and Pedagogy

Educational psychology Institute of Psychology, Sociology and Social Relations
Correctional psychology
Social structures, institutions and processes Social sciences
Sociology of management
Social philosophy Philosophy, ethics and religion studies Institute of Humanities
Philosophy of anthropology and culture
History of Russia History and Archaeology
World history
Theory and methods of teaching History Education and pedagogical sciences
Theory and methods of teaching Literature
Theory and methods of teaching foreign languages Institute of Foreign Languages
Theory and methods of teaching arts Institute of Culture and Arts
Theory and methods of teaching music
Theory and methods of arranging social and cultural activities
Theory and methods of teaching (digitalization of education) Institute of Digital Education
Theory and methods of teaching computer science
Theory and methods of teaching mathematics
Theory and methods of teaching Russian Institute of Educational Psychology and Pedagogy
General pedagogy, history of pedagogy and education
Theory and methods of professional education
Correctional pedagogy Institute of Special Education and Complex Rehabilitation
Russian literature Languages and Literatures Institute of Foreign Languages
Russian language
German languages
Roman languages
Theory of language in the context of the modern epistemology
Literature of foreign countries
Comparative studies and typology in linguistics
Theory of language Institute of Humanities


For more information regarding the PhD programs offered by the MCU institutes, please contact the Postgraduate and Doctoral Studies Office:

Tel.: +7 (499) 181-06-89


Address: 4 Vtoroy Selskohoziajstvenny proezd, Moscow, 129226

Rooms 153, 154, 158, 3511



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