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.


Maria Shutova about studying in Austria

Maria Shutova shares her story of spending one semester at University of Applied Sciences, Burgenland in Austria.


Tatyana Potemkina on receving the Chinese government scholarship

MCU student Tatyana Potemkina shares her experience of studying in China and receiving the tuition-covered Chinese government scholarship. 


MCU students travelling around the UK

This summer a group of MCU students and lecturers ventured on a cultural-education tour across the United Kingdom.


The Birch and Sakura Festival at MCU

Within the framework of the Russia-Japan cultural exchange project, on September 19 MCU hosted the festive event ‘Tea Party at Peter and Fevronia’.


Teaching Russian in Taiwan

Lyubov’ Semenova, MCU alumni, visited her alma mater to share an exciting story of spending one year in Taiwan teaching Russian language to Taiwanese high school students.


MCU Buddy Program to support first-year students

On August 23, 80 MCU students graduated from a short-term Buddy Program Training which is aimed to support integration of first-year students in the MCU student community.


MCU opens a new hotel building in 2020

In April 2020, MCU opens application for residence at the new MCU hotel building.


Liza Ovchinnikova on studying in Turkey

In this interview Liza Ovchinnikova, a 3rd-year MCU student, shares her experience of joining Erasmus+ exchange program for students.


The first group of bachelor’s students from China graduate from MCU

In July 2019, MCU saw the graduation of the first group of Chinese students from Senior School No 4 in Shangqiu, China.


MCU Admissions Campaign 2019

MCU’s admissions campaign started on June 24.


Mohammad Hammache: I strongly recommend an internship at MCU

In this interview Mohammed Hammache from Artois University shares his impressions and gives advice to prospective international students.


American Studies at MCU

Senior MCU lecturer Natalia Mukhina has successfully launched an American Studies elective course for the 2nd year MCU students.