The Maurice Thorez Institute of Foreign Languages
Moscow State Linguistic University

Department for International Cooperation and Internationalization


Telephone/Fax: +7 495 708 3641


Irina Shokina

MSLU's International Cooperation Centre coordinates the University's relations with partner universities in other countries.

MSLU's International Cooperation Centre

  • conducts negotiations and prepares partnership agreements;
  • maintains and develops contacts with international governmental and non-governmental organisations and universities;
  • organises international academic conferences and seminars at MSLU and partner universities;
  • promotes MSLU's participation in conferences and symposiums in universities abroad, including universities of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, and in international organisations;
  • assists in the work of MSLU language and culture  centres of the CIS countries;
  • arranges visits from and lectures by prominent intellectuals and academics from the CIS countries;
  • sponsors competitions, pageants and other events devoted to the languages, cultures and history of the CIS countries;
  • supports the implementation of MSLU's international projects;
  • organises academic exchanges between MSLU faculty and partner universities;
  • supports international student exchanges and internships between MSLU and partner universities, and MSLU student internships and work experience periods in Russian governmental agencies;
  • provides visa and temporary residency support to foreign nationals arriving at MSLU as students, exchange students or researchers;
  • organises study, research and teaching visits in MSLU of foreign undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate  students and lecturers.