Lomonosov Moscow State University Faculty of Psychology. Lomonosov Moscow State University


Dean: Professor Yury P. ZINCHENKO

E-mail: dek@psy.msu.ru 

International Students Office:

Phone/fax: +7 495 629-59-10,
e-mail: zms@psy.msu.ru
Mokhovaya st. 11/9 Moscow 125009 Russia

See also: Info About International Students

General Information

Since 1755 Psychology was among the courses taught at the Faculty of Philosophy. The Department of Psychology was founded at Moscow University in 1942 and the first head of the Department was Professor S.L. Rubinshtane. The research and educational activity of world recognised Russian psychologists A.R.Luria, P.Ja.Galperin, B.V.Zeigarnik, E.N.Sokolov and others.
     The Faculty of Psychology became a separate division in 1966, first Dean of the Department was A.N.Leontjev. Presently more than 200 professors, lecturers and research associates, including 10 members of the Russian Academy of Education are working at the Faculty. More than 1000 undergraduate and 100 postgraduate students take their classes at the Faculty.  


  • General Psychology
  • Psychology of Personality
  • Social Psychology
  • Neuro- and Pathopsychology
  • Psychology of Work and Engineering Psychology
  • Psychophysiology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Psychology of Education and Pedagogics
  • Psychological Methodology
  • Psychogenetics
  • Extreme Psychology and Psychological Relief


  • Neuropsychology
  • Psychology of Labour
  • Psychology of Professions and Conflict
  • Perception