Stroganov Moscow State Academy of Design and Applied Arts
Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Arts (Stroganov Academy) is the oldest applied and industrial art university in Russia. Today the Academy prepares highly qualified specialists in popular artistic professions, among them: product, environment and graphic designers, muralists and sculptors, decorative artists, restorers and art critics. Stroganov Academy was founded in 1825 by Count Sergey Stroganov – a member of a noble Russian family, who consequently supported the development of national art and industry. Since then Stroganov Academy has raised plenty of talented artists who made the glory of Russian art and design.