The Russian State University for the Humanities was established on the
basis of the Moscow state historical and archival institute by a decree of the
Government of the Russian Federation of march 27, 1991 In 1991, the first
reception of new students in the RSUH was held.
Despite its comparative youth, the Russian State University for the
Humanities rightfully occupies one of the leading places among the best
universities in our country, became one of the leading scientific and educational
centers of Russia over the years. RSUH became the first university in the country
in the title of which were the words «Russian» and «humanitarian». The progress
achieved over the years are recognized not only within the country, but also
beyond its borders. All the last years the RGGU is in the lead in popularity among
the applicants. RGGU considers it its duty not only to preserve, but to develop and
multiply, the legacy with which it entered the third decade of its history.
The Russian State University for the Humanities today is:
highly qualified teachers. Leading scientists and specialists of the Russian
Academy of Sciences, famous universities of Moscow, other scientific
institutions and successful business enterprises teach here. In RSUH work
more than 70 academicians and corresponding members of Russian and
foreign academies, more than 200 doctors and over 500 candidates of
developed scientific activity - RSUH is recognized as the leading Russian
center in the field of humanities and social sciences.
active international activity. The university has international educational and
scientific centers, double diplomas are issued. There are more than 250
agreements on cooperation with leading foreign universities and research
institutions. Hundreds of students and postgraduates are annually trained in
leading European and world universities.
rich student life. The RSUH offers its students broad opportunities for self-
realization, supports student initiatives. There are dozens of circles, sections,
clubs for the most demanding taste.
accessibility of education. Here, a network of university branches has been
created and is covering the entire country. Methods of distance education are
implementation of modern multimedia technologies in the educational
The RGGU scientific library is one of the leading university libraries in