Introduction - Moscow State University
Moscow State University of Printing Arts is a unique specialized higher school, which trains experts for publishing houses, print shops, book-selling organizations and other enterprises in Russia.
The story of the University goes back to July 1930, when Moscow Graphic Arts College was established. Originally it consisted of 3 faculties: Technical Studies, Economics and Publishing. Several years later Engineering Faculty was opened and the College began to instruct the whole scope of graphic arts and publishing curricula.
With a 70-year history behind it, the University has turned into a recognized educational and scientific centre, well known for its highly qualified teaching staff, its traditions, and scientific schools.
The University is an "alma mater" for almost 50 thousand specialists, with more than 500 Doctors of Science among them. Approximately one thousand of its graduates work in 37 countries of Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Our former students run leading publishing houses, print shops, and book trade networks in the Russian Federation, the CIS and the Baltic countries.
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