The Maurice Thorez Institute of Foreign Languages
Moscow State Linguistic University


Specialisation: Information and Analytical Activities

Study Mode: Full time

Duration: 4 academic years (240 ECTS)

Entry Criteria: Russian Certificate of Complete Secondary Education (or equivalent), with school-leaving Unified State Examination results in Literature, Foreign Language, and Russian

Are you interested in technologies and achievements at the intersection of linguistics and information technology? Do you want to learn how to work with data? Or perhaps you want to master programming skills? Apply for the programme and get a chance to become a specialist at the intersection of humanities and technical sciences.

Programme Overview

The programme provides you with extensive professional training in the field of library and information science. It aims to equip you with a broad understanding of the profession as well as a range of practical skills relevant to the employment market in library and information services. You will explore library services, the processes of information organisation and communication. You will learn to organise, store, and catalogue information for efficient access and retrieval; develop core competencies in IT, management and information handling. The programme combines the study of languages and humanities with specialist disciplines.

What You Will Study

Teaching is provided through lectures and classes:

· Data analytics

· Library science

· IT and Information systems

· History

· Philosophy

· Programming languages

· Foreign languages


Our graduates enjoy successful careers in information management, and in fields such as academic research, publishing, media, the GLAM sector (galleries, libraries, archives and museums), etc.