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Moscow State Pedagogical University

Status of educational institutions:State

The university originates in Gerye's Higher Women's Courses, founded in 1872, and was subsequently reconstituted several times. In 1918, MCW got the title of the Second Moscow State University. During the period of Russian revolution some fundamental points of pedagogical science were investigated. The pedagogical department was founded in 1921. Among its outstanding professors were P.P. Bolonsky, L. S. Vigodsky, S.T. Shatsky, O.U. Shmidt. At that time the second MSU started preparing teachers for village schools and work practice was introduced as well as the guidance of schools and kindergartens. In 1990, the Institute regained the status of university and thus its present name.

In 1990 MSPI was transformed into MSPU. Nowadays it comprises 18 departments, 104 chairs, 2 scientific and research institutes, 14 educational centers. The university includes about 23 000 students and 2 000 post – graduates and about 2 000 faculty staff. MSPU occupies a high position in the hierarchy of Russian Universities and productively cooperates with international universities.

2007 – Within the prestigious National Project “Education” MSPU became one of the winners in All-Russian Competition for Higher Educational Institutions implementing innovative educational programs.

In August-September, 2009 the preparation of QMS MSPU for certification was finished, and in October the independent expert certified appraisal of QMS MSPU on compliance to ISO 9001:2008 international standard requirements was held. Educational process of University was included in area of certification. The certification was carried out by Association on certification «the Russian Register» (St. Petersburg) (further – RR). The association on certification «the Russian Register» is the member of the International network of certification of IQNet; in Russia it is leading body on certifications of control systems by quality, trust to which rendered over 3000 enterprises, including universities of the countries of the near and far abroad (Germany, the USA, the Baltic States, Poland, Holland, Austria).

The management «Russian Register» made the decision on recognition of QMS MSPU of the last version of the ISO 9001:2008 international standard corresponding to requirements. And in November, 2009 the certificates of RR and the international certified IQNet network and compliance signs were handed over to the rector of MSPU, the academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Russian Academy of Education V.L.Matrosov. MSPU was officially registered on a site of this international organization. Then together with MPSU 59 Russian universities were partners of IQNet. Today they are already 91.

Up to date the University now has eighteen faculties and 103 departments, some 20,000 students, and an active faculty of 225 professors and over nine hundred assistant professors. Seventeen staff members are full and corresponding members of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Russian Academy of Education.

Preserving traditions MSPU entered the new, XXI century, having perspective and promising plans for the future and they are inclined to improve the system of pedagogical education in Russia and contribute to the development of pedagogical sciences on the international level.

Address:119991, Str. Small pirogovskaya etc. 1, pp. 1

On page http://www.mpgu.edu/abiturientam/ you can find all the information concerning the admission rules of the Moscow State University of Moscow State Pedagogical University.

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