The Maurice Thorez Institute of Foreign Languages
Moscow State Linguistic University

48.03.01 BA in THEOLOGY

Specialization: Christian Theology: State-confessional Relations

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 History, Foreign Language, and Russian

Languages available: German, English, Arabic (for the theology of Islam), Latin, Ancient Greek, Church Slavonic (for Christian theology).

Do you want to know the history of religion? Do you aspire to understand the principles of establishing and developing relations in religious diversity? Are you eager to speak two foreign languages? If so, then our university has an attractive option for you.

Programme Overview

Religious diversity has become a major political issue in democratic societies. Religious conflicts are on the rise.The need for mediation in conflict resolution is stronger than ever. The programme aims to provide a thorough grounding in theology and humanities as well as research skills.
Though students will be required to focus on Christianity, in the course of training, they are introduced to the doctrinal foundations of other religions. Our graduates are highly qualified specialists in the field of state-confessional relations.


Analytical and expert activity in the field of state-confessional, ethno-confessional, interreligious and socio-political relations is of particular importance today. So our graduates are in demand in

applied activities