Find out what it’s like to live and study at one of the major teachers’ training universities in Russia. MCU students and alumni share their first-hand experiences, varying from their initial choice to enter MCU to graduation and embarking upon their careers.

Here you will find ever-expanding content on anything from in-house lectures and student initiatives to international internships, student exchange, and living in Moscow.


Serena Roggi: I love Russian literature

Serena Roggi is an exchange student from the University for Foreigners of Siena, Italy. In this interview Serena shares impressions of her studies at MCU.


Vitaly Grinshkun about exchange semester at Fontys International Business School

Vitaly Grinshkun, a 4th year student of the Institute of Digital Education shares his impressions of studying at Fontys International Business School, the Netherlands.


Lyubov’ Semenova at Nántóu secondary school, Taiwan

Lyubov’ Semenova about teaching Russian at Nántóu secondary school in Taiwan.


Dima Genova, a student from Bulgaria, about MCU

Being an active partner of the Erasmus+ student exchange program, this September MCU welcomed a student from Bulgaria, Dima Genova, for the fall semester.


Victoria Tupikina about studying in Bulgaria

Victoria Tupikina, a student of the Japanese Language Department, shares her experience of spending an exchange semester at Sofia University, Bulgaria.


Sofia Kopasovskaya about studying in Sweden

Sofia Kopasovskaya, master’s degree student, shares her experience of spending 3 months on an exchange program at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden.