The Maurice Thorez Institute of Foreign Languages
Moscow State Linguistic University

Library and Information Centre (LIC)

Founded in 1930, the year the Institute was established, the Library holds more than 600,000 editions published both in Russia and abroad including:

academic books, study materials and fiction in Russian, European and Asian Languages, in print and digital formats;

books on Linguistics, Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages, History of Languages, Translation and Interpreting;

general and specialised encyclopedias, dictionaries, and reference books published in Russia and elsewhere;

a unique collection of the 19th century encyclopedias, dictionaries, and books in French, English, Latin, and Ancient Greek;

3000 doctoral theses defended in MSLU;

4000 doctoral theses abstracts from Russian  universities.

MSLU also has an Online Resource Centre to provide students and lecturers with free-of-charge, ready-to-use teaching and learning resources developed within the University and beyond.