Beyond study, MGIMO students will find themselves drawn to numerous concerts, dances, comedy nights, and events in every imaginable sport. Various student organizations fill the calendar with additional social events. Of course, MGIMO is in Moscow, one of the world’s great cities, with an array of cultural and historical treasures, vibrant culture and dazzling nightlife. It also offers easy access to the diversity and energy of contemporary Russia, and its epic cultural heritage. MGIMO is a wonderful life experience for international students.


What’s a day in the life like for a MGIMO ODINTSOVO UNIVERSITY student? Check out concerts, dance, plays and speakers on campus. Try Russian cuisine, kick a soccer ball in the field and get a glimpse of the life of an ordinary Russian family.
Visit museums, theaters, concert halls famous landmarks and monuments, participate in many student clubs and organizations.


MGIMO Odintsovo prohibits any form of discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship or any other status.

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You are free to visit MGIMO Odintsovo on your own. Alternatively you can request a tour of MGIMO Odintsovo campus. Tours are arranged to meet the individual needs of visitors, five days advance notice is needed. To arrange a tour, visitors should email info@odin.mgimo.ru


MGIMO Campus is located in the park zone near the heart of Odintsovo city and is surrounded by a forest. With only 35 min drive to the center of Moscow, students and faculty can enjoy engaging and dynamic Moscow experiences as well as its surrounding neighborhoods. A university bus will take you to Moscow 3 times per week.

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Looking for safe, affordable housing? Apply to live in one of the University halls. Looking for assistance in your off-campus apartment search? MGIMO has services and offices to simplify the housing process.
MGIMO Odintsovo Dining ensures the delivery of high-quality food at a variety of menues, each of which helps create a sense of community and comfort among faculty, students and stuff. The chefs have been trained in the culinary arts at respected institutions.