The Maurice Thorez Institute of Foreign Languages
Moscow State Linguistic University

University Governance

Acting Rector of Moscow State Linguistic University
Irina Arkadievna KRAYEVA

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– A Biography

Irina A. Krayeva received her first degree cum laude in teaching English and French from the Maurice Thorez Moscow State Pedagogical Institute of Foreign Languages (currently MSLU). She conducted her post-graduate research at the same Institute's Department of English Lexicology, culminating in a PhD in Philology, a rank of Associate Professor and position of Professor at MSLU.

After her graduation in 1980, Irina A. Krayeva joined the Department of English as a Second Foreign Language, Faculty of Translation and Interpreting where she held the positions of a Lecturer and Senior Lecturer (1980–83, 1987–89), Associate Professor (after 1993), and Head of the Department (1993 – 2006). From 1993 to 2006 she served as an Academic Secretary of the MSLU Academic Board.

In 2006–17, Irina A. Krayeva was Dean of the Faculty of English at MSLU and Professor of the Department of English Lexicology.

Between 2011 and 2014, Professor I.A. Krayeva headed the Foreign Languages Commission for the Unified State (school-leaving) Examination for the city of Moscow. Since 2014, Prof. Krayeva has been a certified expert of the Russian Federal Service for Supervision in Education.

In January 2017 Professor Krayeva was appointed Acting Rector of Moscow State Linguistic University. She represents the University in the Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education, University of Iowa, USA, in the European Centre for Modern Languages in Graz, Austria, and is recently elected Board Member of the European Language Council.

Professor Krayeva has published more than 50 books, students' books and scholarly papers in her field.

Irina A. Krayeva holds awards and decorations from the governments of the Russian Federation and other states.

Esteemed colleagues and students! Dear friends!

Our university, MSLU, has always been renowned for its glorious traditions, for quality education and for innovative methods of teaching and mastering languages and cultures. It is my sincere hope that with our joint efforts we can further develop MSLU as a center for polylingualism, the humanities and cutting-edge educational technologies. I count on your contribution as linguists and scholars, and your unique experience, to assist me in the administrative duties that I am undertaking. Together, we can reach new heights of creativity and success, inspired by the words of our "InYaz" University Anthem: "InYaz! You're depths and lofty shining summits! Our billow'ng sails and glowing beacon true!" May our students, today and tomorrow, proudly call themselves scions of InYaz!

Irina KRAYEVA
MSLU Acting Rector

Innara A. Guseinova

Vice-Rector for Research

Biography

Innara A. Guseinova was born in 1971 in Moscow. In 1993, she graduated magna cum laude in Foreign Languages, a lecturer of German and English, from Moscow State University.

In 1999, she completed her PhD in Philology (Germanic languages), with a thesis on “Descriptive Advertising as an Instrument of Influence in Marketing Communication (with reference to West German print media)”.

In 2010, she earned her Doctorate Degree in Theory of Language with a dissertation on “Communicative and Pragmatic Basis for Genres in Marketing Discourse”.

From 1993 to 2011, Dr. Guseinova was Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor and Professor of the Department of Lexicology and Stylistics of German Language at the Faculty of German and later at the Department of German at the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting, MSLU.

From 2011 to 2016 Dr. Guseinova served as Dean of MSLU Faculty of Translation and Interpreting. She has authored two monographs, three teaching guides and eighty academic publications in leading Russian and foreign academic journals. She has been engaged in four international research and practice-oriented projects.

Dr. Guseinova is a member of three MSLU Dissertation Boards. She is Doctor of Philology and a tenured associate professor.


University Academic Board

secretariat@linguanet.ru, tel.: +7 499 245 1175 

Institutes and Faculties

  • Maurice Thorez Institute of Foreign Languages
    Director
    Prof. Galina Borisovna VORONINA

  • Faculty of English
    tel.: +7 499 245 2587

  • Faculty of German
    Dean
    Prof. Galina Borisovna VORONINA
    germslu@gmail.com, tel.: +7 499 245 3916

  • Faculty of French
    Dean
    Yuliya Nikolaevna SDOBNOVA
    dekanat_ffya@mail.ru tel.: +7 499 766 9236

  • Faculty of Translation and Interpreting
    Dean
    pf@linguanet.ru, tel.: +7 499 245 2350

  • Institute for Applied and Mathematical Linguistics

  • Institute of International Relations and Social and Political Sciences
    Director
    Dr. Arsen Yakovlevich KASYUK
    imoispn@mail.ru, tel.: +7 499 246 1982

  • Faculty of Law
    Dean
    Ivan Ivanovich VASILISHIN
    LawFaculty@linguanet.ru, tel.: +7 499 766 9035

  • Faculty of Computer and IT Security
    Dean
    Dr. Anatoliy Valerievich TSAREGORODTSEV
    isic@linguanet.ru, tel.: +7 495 695 1420

  • Faculty for International Students
    Dean
    Eduard Konstantinovich KOVALEV
    fsd@linguanet.ru, tel.: +7 499 245 3879

  • Faculty of Distance Education
    Dean
    Nadezhda Nikolaevna DANILOVA
    fzo_mglu@hotmail.com, tel.: +7 499 268 4785

  • Faculty of Continuing Education
    Dean
    Alla Valerievna AHISCHENKO
    fno@linguanet.ru, tel.: +7 499 766 4327