Institute of Media, Social Sciences and Humanities


Office 435 (Main University Building), 76, Lenina Prospect 

South Ural State University

Tel.: +7 351 267-90-29, +7 351 267-90-66

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Lidiya Lobodenko

D.Sc. (Philology), Associate Professor

Due to the University restructuring under Project 5-100 the divisions of humanities and social field were merged into a new division – the Institute of Media, Social Sciences and Humanities.

The Institute of Media, Social Sciences and Humanities inherits the best traditions of the Faculties of Journalism, History and Psychology. Our alumni have an opportunity to build a rewarding career in such fields as studying and teaching literature, history, culture and art; television, radio and Internet journalism; media business; exhibition activities; editing and publishing; electronic document management; tourism; cross-cultural and interethnic relations. In addition, the classical education in humanities allows students, who succeeded in various types of communication (from verbal to visual), to master new areas of knowledge, acquire new professions and improve their professional skills during Master Degree and postgraduate studies at the SUSU IMSSH.

The main advantages of IMSSH include authoritative scientific potential of three humanities faculties; scientific schools; rich library stocks equal to the best Russian collections; high information technologies equipment; free access to electronic resources of the leading scientific library systems of the world. Our highly skilled professors, the best material and technical resources, and access to supercomputers facilitate a comprehensive up-to-date educational process. The SUSU Institute of Media, Social Sciences and Humanities offers you fundamental university education that will help you to succeed in your future career.

Structure of the Institute of Media, Social Sciences and Humanities


  • Journalism, Advertising and PR
  • Philology
  • Russian and Foreign History
  • Theology, Culture and Art
  • Sociology

  • Philosophy

Laboratories and centers

Education programs

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