Moscow University for the Humanities

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Moscow University for the Humanities (Russian: Московский гуманитарный университет - МосГУ) is an accredited privately operated institution for higher education located in Moscow, Russia. It is a member of the International Association of Universities.[1]

The University has six faculties. It serves more than 5,000 students at a time.[1]

The institution traces its history back to 1944,[2] The current head of the university is Igor Ilinskiy,[3] who published a history of the University in 2005.[4]


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  2. ^ МосГУ, Алма матер (Alma Mater), p.3 (2006) (in Russian, stating that МосГУ (MosGU)'s origins date back to 1944, starting from the Higher Komsomol School (Высшая комсомольская школа), Institute of Youth (Институт молодежи), Moscow Socio-Humanitarian Academy (Московская социально-гуманитарная академия), to the Moscow University for the Humanities.)
  3. ^ (22 January 2008) Photo, Kommersant (photo of Ilyinsky and Andrey Dementyev at an event held at the university)
  4. ^ Ilinskiy, Igor. Московский гуманитарный университет: 60 лет (2005) (ISBN 5-98079-083-7)

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Coordinates: 55°43′48″N 37°48′50″E / 55.7299°N 37.814°E / 55.7299; 37.814