Institute of Childhood


Institute of childhood was established in 2014 by merging 2 oldest faculties – the Faculty of Defectology and the Faculty of Elementary Education. The mission of the Institute is to prepare high-level specialists who can interact with different categories of children. Assistance center for students with disabilities also works in the Institute .


Faculty of Defectology

  • Deaf-and-dumb pedagogy
  • Special psychology
  • Oligophrenic Pedagogy
  • Logopedics
  • Tiflopedagogics (pedagogy for blind and visually impaired)
  • Preschool defectology

Faculty of Elementary Education

  • Elementary education
  • Elementary education and art
  • Elementary education and informatics
  • Elementary education and foreign languagу (English or French)
  • Elementary education and special pedagogy (inclusive education)



    Faculty of Defectology

    • Neurodefectology and complex rehabilitation of people with disorders of communication
    • Theraputic pedagogy in preschool defectology
    • Theoretical and applied logopedics
    • Identification and socialization of people with mental disabilities

    Faculty of Elementary Education

    • Psychological counseling in education
    • Innovation in elementary school
    • Digital pedagogy and international education
    • Educational environment for children with long-term diseases
    • Philological edcuation of communicatively-challenged children

    Head of the Institute

    Tatiana A. Solovyova
    Associate Professor

    +7(495) 438-17-81



    119571, Moscow, Vernadskogo prospect Str, 88. metro station Yugo-Zapadnaya
    +7 (495) 438-17-81