Achievements & Facts

Moscow State University of Psychology & Education was established in 1996 on the initiative of the Department of education of the city of Moscow, in the status of the University it exists since 2002.

MSUPE is a young university, but nevertheless, its history goes back to the beginning of the 20th century, when the first in Russia (at that time-the third in the world) research and educational psychological Institute was founded (today it is the Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education (PI RAE).

Even that time, the idea of integration of academic science and university education was laid in the in the basis by the founder of the Psychological Institute of G.I. Chelpanov. It is precisely this idea that became the basis for the creation at PI RAE first (1993) of the International Educational and Psychological College and then on its base, of the Moscow City Institute of Psychology and Education.

From the first day until June of 2020 it was headed by a full member of the Russian Academy of Education, President of the Federation of Psychologists in Education, Doctor of Psychological Sciences, Professor, Head of the Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education, Specialist in the field of developmental, pedagogical and general psychology Vitaliy Vladimirovich Rubtsov. Since June of 2020 MSUPE is headed by Professor Arkady Aronovich Margolis, having PhD in Psychology.