MPGU facts and figures


25 269
students from
75 regions of Russia

2 320
foreign students from
87 countries

Teaching staff:

1 746 Teachers
1 191 Candidate of Sciences
365 Doctors of Science
350 Professors
888 PhD students
141 Post-graduate students

Among MPGU alumni

НРУ 2019
44 place

QS EECA 2019
201-250 place

Webometrics 2019
3381 place

RAEX 2019
45 place

261-270 place

RUR 2018
738 place

MPGU offers the largest variety of MA programs among other pedagogical universities

Vladimir Mayakovski, Maxim Gorky, Alexander Blok, Mikhail Sholokhov, Bulat Okudzhava, Fyodor Chaliapin, Maria Yermolova and other famous people of the 20th C. visited MPGU.

Members of more than 70 Moscow pedagogical dynasties studied in MPGU. Their total length of work varied from 100 to 500 years.

6 out of 8 president-defined priority development areas in science and technology are implemented in MPGU

If a student plans to become a professional athlete, it is possible to make a particular sport a subject in the curriculum. MPGU has a large number of sport classes.

MPGU graduates became Olympic champions: E. Dementyeva (tennis), N. Krukov (skiing), T. Kurbakova (gymnastics), S. Masterkova (running), O. Slivenko (weight lifting) and others

More than 100 films were made in MPGU.

MPGU physicists N. Zelinsky was the inventor of the first effective charcoal gas mask and A. Stoletov built the first solar cell.

MPGU library has more than 1,8 million books, and has a section of Rare book department with more than 40 thousand items there.

MPGU has its own chamber ensemble “Cantus firmus”, loved and appreciated by many Moscow citizens.

Welcome to Moscow Pedagogical State University!

Moscow Pedagogical State University (MPGU) is a pioneering Russian university in pedagogy, teachers’ training and research. MPGU, being the oldest teachers’ training university in Russia, is committed to preservation of traditions and introduction of innovative approaches to pedagogical education.

According to the President of Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, few universities can equal MPGU in matters of educational achievements: “It is here that the high standard is set that all other pedagogical universities of the country adhere to”.

We are proud that thousands of Russian and foreign students graduated from the University and became the first-class specialists in different scientific and educational fields.

Included in the State Code of especially valuable objects of cultural heritage of the peoples of the Russian Federation