Lomonosov Moscow State University is one of the most prestigious universities in Russia and has produced a number of famous leaders, mathematicians and physicists.
Established in 1755, the university was renamed M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1940 after Mikhail Lomonosov, the scientist who was committed to establishing the university in Moscow. Now, 40,000 undergraduate students and 7,000 graduate students study at 39 faculties in total, and the university hosts 4,000 international students from around the world every year.
The university has produced six Nobel laureates including Igor Tamm, Ilya Frank and Vitaly Ginzburg.
The campus is located on Sparrow Hills (Vorob’yovy gory) in the southwestern part of Moscow, overlooking the city from the hill.