The MOU was singed on 19 November, 1998
Lomonosov Moscow State University is the oldest and largest university in Russia. Founded in 1755. As of September 2009, the university has 39 faculties and 15 research centers. A number of small faculties have been opened recently, such as Faculty of Physics and Chemistry and Higher School of Television. More than 40.000 students (graduate and postgraduate) and about 7.000 undergraduates study at the university. More than 6.000 professors and lecturers, and about 5.000 researchers work for the faculties and research institutes.