Founded in 1930 as the biology section of the Faculty of Physics and Mathematics at Lomonosov Moscow State University, the Faculty of Biology, with its departments of zoology, botany and soil and geography, is a major center of learning and research, training specialists in various fields of biology.
The teaching personnel of the School of Biology encompasses more than 100 full professors, 140 associate and assistant professors, more than 700 researchers, who maintain the training process. Students can choose specialization in a number of fields, including fundamental biological disciplines, biotechnological profile and nanoscience.
The Faculty main areas of research are major modern issues in biology, medicine and agriculture, with our scientists working on the following problems: physical and biochemical principles of self-organization in biological systems (material and energetic component relationships in complex biological systems); comparative physiology and biochemistry of microorganisms; protein and nucleic acids structure, synthesis and functions;
More than 75% of graduates get employed in pure science and education, science-related industries, such as R&D in pharmacology, food technology and agriculture, farming and aquaculture, scientific instruments, information technology, etc.
More than a half of graduates choose to continue their scientific work as PhD students in Russia or abroad and eventually receive the doctoral degree.
Many alumni of the School of Biology achieved the outstanding results in science, business and in the public sphere. There are prominent scientists, members of a number of scientific academies and societies in Russia, Europe, the USA and other countries, winners of the State Price of the Russian Federation.
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As a new student to the University you will be guaranteed a place in our University halls of residence. Student accommodation is located near with the University. It includes canteen, shop, laundry, ATM and play zone.
The University is located in the area of former University Games. The main sports facilities are centrally located at the Sports Centre and include a full range of indoor sports facilities and a 25m swimming pool.
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