The Institute for The Humanities and Information Technologies is a Moscow-based higher education institution established on April 30, 1992. The Institute has been carrying out innovative educational techniques based on creativity for 28 years already. IGUMO is the space filled with mutual respect, professional development, and self-fulfilment. It appreciates initiative attitude, love towards future profession, and readiness to work in team. IGUMO has been the right holder of ‘Responsible Education’ trademark since 2009.
Our students are offered jobs even before their graduation during their practical training. We train active and thinking professionals revealing the potential of every student.
International internships, student exchanges, scientific conferences, and summer schools are integral parts of IGUMO’s educational policy. The Institute actively develops international contacts and joint creative projects with international universities and cultural institutions in Germany, the Czech Republic, France, and Lithuania.
Days of Contemporary Art (DOCA) international festival, the Festival of Irish Culture, Open Studios Bauhaus Dessau, and Summer Peace Summit are the forms of development of horizontal international communication and students’ fulfilment.
When choosing an educational institution to enter, it is important to feel its atmosphere, see the educational space where students acquire knowledge and professional experience. Creative environment of IGUMO contributes to its students’ creative mood and fulfilment.
The students of the Faculty of Design jointly with their lecturers-practitioners worked out all interiors of IGUMO. The European style of the lecture rooms, co-working spaces, computer classes with iMac computers, photo studios with comprehensive studio equipment and cyclorama, creative labs and workshops, student café, and yoga centre are integral elements of educational space at IGUMO.
IGUMO students carry out several large-scale practice-oriented projects. By taking part in project activities, the students learn to address relevant professional tasks, work in team, and interact with representatives of related occupations. The participants of projects help one another, generate new ideas, and develop their leadership qualities.
Professionals from different areas highly evaluate the results of our students’ project activities. That is why participation in practice-oriented projects help students fill their portfolios with real cases and provide them with successful start of their professional career.
Days of Contemporary Art festival (www.doca.moscow)
Global Talents all-Russian web-portal (www.globaltalents.ru)
News agency of the Eurasian Women’s Community (www.eawfpress.ru)
Everything at IGUMO is literally filled with the atmosphere of creativity. The lecturers always strive to give their students such tasks that require imagination, fantasy, and creativity. The students regularly take part in talent nights, perform plays, organise festivals, shoot videos, do yoga, and enjoy volunteering. Student life at IGUMO is filled with a variety of bright events.
Student café and yoga classes, therapeutic fencing, teambuilding trainings, and chess tournaments are only a small part of the bright student life at IGUMO. The students feel part of the big friendly family with its spirit of creativity and collaboration, love, and mutual understanding.