Lomonosov Moscow State University, founded in 1755 by the great Russian scientist Michael Lomonosov, has a long-standing tradition of academic excellence. Today it is considered to be one of the most important scientific and educational centers in Russia. At present there are more than 8600 professors working at MSU, among them are 125 academicians (including several Nobel Prize winners). More than 26000 undergraduate students study at Moscow State University.
Moscow State University has more than 100 laboratories, several research institutes, computer center, botanical gardens, Museum of Antropology, Museum of Zoology, Museum of Soil Science, Museum of Rare Books and a number of specialized recearch and teaching centers (biotechnological, laser, ecological and others).
The University campus located in one of the most beautiful regions of Moscow has all necessary facilities: lecture halls, laboratories, a science park, libraries (free of charge), dining halls, buffets, hostels, a cinema, conference halls, post office, polyclinics, sports facilities and various shops.
In the rating-list of Europe's leading quality educational institutions (Gourman Report, National Education Standards, USA) Moscow State University occupies the second place.
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