The research at MCU is mostly focused on social and educational issues and is conducted at the laboratories of the Institute of System Projects, as well as specialized laboratories of the other institutes. Research findings are implemented in the educational practices of the University and novel educational projects.

Pursuing big ideas and sharing what we learn, we make MCU a stimulating place to study.

A number of dissertation boards are functioning at MCU, providing opportunities for PhD and doctoral thesis defense in the following research areas:

  Education

  • General pedagogy, history of pedagogy and education
  • Theory and teaching methods (music, fine arts)
  • Theory and teaching methods (mathеmatics, information technologies, IT-based education)
  • Correctional pedagogy (surdopedagogy, tiflopedagogy, logopaedics, teaching visually impaired and differently abled children)
  • Theory, methods and management of social and cultural activities
  • Theory and teaching methods of professional education

  Languages and Literature

  • Russian literature
  • Russian language
  • Germaniс languages
  • Theory of language
  • Historical, typological and comparative language studies
  • Foreign literature (West Europe, North and South America, 17—21 centuries)

  Psychology

  • General psychology, personal psychology, history of psychology
  • Educational psychology
  • Correctional psychology 

  Philosophy

  • History of philosophy
  • Social philosophy
  • Philosophical anthropology, philosophy of culture 

Facts & Figures

572

PHD STUDENTS IN 2017

72

EXTERNAL PHD STUDENTS IN 2017

9

DISSERTATION BOARDS

3

DOCTORAL RESEARCH SCHOLARS IN 2017

The Number of Publications

The Number of Citations

The Hirsh Index

The Index of Research Efficiency by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science

Research by Departments


You can learn more about the research undertaken at MCU by visiting the research page of the relevant department or institute. For cross-disciplinary research please visit the Laboratories section.

MCU Academic Journal Vestnik

The MCU academic journal Vestnik was established in 2008. Since then it has been publishing peer-reviewed papers by MCU’s PhD degree students and faculty members, as well as researchers from other Russian universities. The Journal is included in the list of Russian scientific periodicals approved by the State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles.

The MCU Vestnik comprises 8 series that examine the latest findings in the following research areas:

  • Natural Sciences
  • Informatics and Informatization of Educatioт
  • Historical Studies
  • Pedagogy and Psychology 

  • Philology. Theory of Linguistics. Linguistic Education
  • Philosophical Sciences
  • Economics
  • Legal Sciences 

The Editorial Board

Igor Remorenko

MCU Rector, Candidate of Sciences in Pedagogy, Associate Professor

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Victor Ryabov

MCU President, Doctor of Historical Sciences, full professor

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Elena Gevorkyan

First Vice-Rector, Doctor of Economics, Professor

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Dmitry Agranat

Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs, Doctor of Social Sciences, Associate Professor, Senior Researcher

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