About MPGU

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.

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.

MPGU facts and figures

  • est. 1872
  • Number 1 pedagogical institution of higher education in Russia

 

  • 25 269 students from 75 regions of Russia
  • 2320 foreign students from 87 countries
  • In 2018 109 485 students applied to MPGU, 21 722 students enrolled

 

  • 1746 Teachers
  • 350 Professors
  • 365 Doctors of Science
  • 888 PhD students
  • 141 Post-graduate students

 

  • 14 Institutes
  • 3 Faculties
  • 59 Research Schools
  • 1 Secondary School
  • 10 Research Centers
  • 1 College
  • 7 Dormitories
  • 18 University buildings

 

  • 500 Degree Programs of higher education
  • 38 Bachelor Degree Programs
  • 25 Master Degree Programs
  • 69 PhD Programs
  • 73 Programs of continuing education

 

  • 2 Presidential letters of appreciation
  • 22 students received «Teacher of the Year» award

 

Among MPGU alumni:

  • Olympic champions
  • World champions
  • Honoured artists of Russia