History of University

Moscow State University of Humanities and Economics is a unique higher education institution. According to the statistics of the RF Ministry of Health and Social Development about 2 million people with disabilities need special schools, colleges and universities. Our university adapted for the disabled, gives them this opportunity.

The mission of the university is to provide students with disabilities with social assistance, enabling them to adapt to the life activities in the society. It is designed for those who aspire to find their niche in life despite all the difficulties. Education, accommodation, board and healthcare are provided by the state budget. Besides, students receive a scholarship 25% higher than that in other tertiary institutions.

The history of the university is remarkable. At the beginning of 1988 the professor of the Institute of Nuclear Physics (MSU), the disabled person since childhood L.A. Sargsyan offered to create in Moscow a higher educational institution — a boarding school for the disabled with supporting-motor system problems.

In 1990 Moscow Boarding Institute for the disabled was founded. It was headed by L.A. Sargsyan. Thus the first educational institution of a new type was created.

In 1992 the preparatory division started teaching 48 students, 10 of which were wheelchair invalids. In 1993 five faculties were created in the Institute: Faculty of Book Publishing and Editing, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Faculty of Applied Mathematics and Informatics. Since 2001 to 2006 the Rector of the Institute was N.A. Koryagin. Thanks to well-coordinated work of all the staff the institute pursued and achieved further development.

Since 2006 up to now the educational institution has been headed by Doctor of Sociology, Professor Vagif Deyrushevich Bayramov.

In 2014 the Institute was renamed into the University of Inclusive Education, Moscow State University of Humanities and Economics. Now our university has 7 faculties: Faculty of Book Publishing and Editing, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Faculty of Applied Mathematics and Informatics, Faculty of Sociology and Psychology and Faculty of Correspondence Education.

Our students can get a degree of Bachelor, Specialist, Master and continue postgraduate education and defend a PhD dissertation.

Our university campus consists of 3 buildings equipped with elevators and ramps, a football pitch, a car parking. The University is situated in the National Park “Elk’s Ireland” with unique nature. Our university has a hall of residence, a canteen, a library, 4 gyms, first aid post, a conference hall, several computer classes and a scientific laboratory and a lot of different clubs and circles work here.

Our students annually participate in the All-Russian and international sports competitions (Paralympic Games), festivals and contests of student’s creativity. A lot of them become laureates and winners. The administration of the University focuses on physical, moral and patriotic education of youth, aims to increase their cultural, moral and psychological level.