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.


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.


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.


Tomofumi Misato: be open and make new friends

On the new year’s eve, a Japanese student Tomofumi Misato from Tsukuba University, who spent two semesters at MCU, shared his thoughts and impressions of a year 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.