The Faculty was established at MSU to produce world class experts in biotechnology.

Dean of Faculty - Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences Anatoly Ivanovich Miroshnikov.

The purpose of the faculty is to train experts in area of biotechnology who will have skills to do research and to obtain knowledge about the exploitation of biotechnological objects: microorganisms, animal and plant cell cultures, bioactive substances from engineering under laboratory conditions to large scale production technologies.

Faculty educational programme unites fundamental and practical technical training in a joint venture of Moscow State University with Pushchino Research Center, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Faculty curriculum includes both fundamental and applied disciplines in the following courses:

  • biotechnological - biotechnology, industrial microbiology, industrial biotechnology, molecular and cellular biotechnology, kinetics of biotechnological processes;
  • economic - the economics of bio-industry sector
  • legal - intellectual property protection
  • technical - applied physics, engineering drawing, processes and apparatus of biotechnological sector.

Mastering the faculty educational programme will allow future experts to apply acquired skills in research laboratories as well as in modern biotechnological production.


About our programs:

BSc Degree


4 years, studying in Russian language

Tuition fee:

485900 rubles per year

MSc Degree


2 years, studying in Russian language

Tuition fee:

530650 rubles per year

Admission is only on a contract basis!

Tuition fees are only for summer 2024.



1. An application form on (Webanketa). This platform will open for submission on June, 15. We recommend to contact the Admission Office before you fill the application form to verify documents and consult on the admission procedure.

2. Copy of the first two pages of passport / ID with a notarized translation into Russian.

3. Education: certificate of secondary education or a bachelor's degree (for applicants to the MS Degree program) with a notarized translation into Russian!

4. Copy of academic record (transcript with the list of all subjects and marks) with a notarized translation into Russian;

5. Apostille or consular certification for the documents released in the following ( countries;

6. The photo

Size: 3x4 cm. The photograph must be taken in 2024. Photos must be taken in full view and without hats.


Submission of documents for foreign applicants begins on June 15, 2024 and will be carried out in remote access on Lomonosov MSU online platform for the submission of applications (Webanketa).

Upon submission of the required documents, the applicant assumes his obligation to submit to Lomonosov MSU all original documents uploaded to Webanketa at the time of his / her arrival to Moscow.



1. BSc Degree «Biotechnology»

All applicants must to pass the exams in:

  1.  Mathematics (interview format)
  2.  Russian language (interview format)


All exams will be held in Russian language.

There are no any English-language programs in our faculty at the moment.

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You can to contact the Executive Secretary of the Admission Office Mr. Aleksey V. Khvostov