The research at Moscow City University is mostly focused on the issues in the fields of Education, Psychology, Linguistics, Social and Urban studies. MCU incorporates a Research Institute of Urban Studies and Global Education and a Center for Analytical Research and Modeling in Education that are solely dedicated to pursuing innovative research in teaching and learning, and promoting various participatory practices between educational institutions and urban communities. The newest scientific findings are published in The MCU’s Academic Journal, introduced in the Master’s degree and advanced professional training programs.
You can learn more about the research undertaken at MCU by browsing the relevant scientific fields:
For cross-disciplinary research please visit the Laboratories page.
For international research conducted by MCU in collaboration with universities from around the globe please visit the Erasmus+ projects page.
The administrative information about the research conducted at MCU is available on the page of the Department for Scientific Research and Development.
Key Research Projects
Moscow City University offers a wide range of trajectories for postgraduate training and research. Applicants are welcome to enroll in one of the 43 PhD programs or join MCU as an external doctorate scholar. Doctorate scholars are assigned with scientific advisors to support them during their doctoral or postdoctoral research and dissertation defence to obtain a PhD degree or a Doctor of Sciences degree.
At MCU, 10 dissertation boards are functioning to provide scholars with the opportunities for PhD and postdoctoral defence in the research fields Education, Languages and Literatures, Psychology, Philosophy.
For more information please contact the Department for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Research.
You can browse through the available PhD programs here.
Facts & Figures
The lecturers of the MCU’s Institute of Foreign Languages won in the 8th International Professional Competition UNIVERSITY TEACHER 2022.
Moscow City University presented a report on the work of the university during 2021-2022 as part of the state Priority 2030 program.
Lecturers and students of the Institute of Humanities participated in the Forum “Language Policy and Linguistic Security”
The Forum was devoted to the problems of inter-ethnic, cultural and linguistic contacts, the interaction of various types of cultures within and beyond ethnic communities.