The Library of Congress > Linked Data Service > LC Name Authority File (LCNAF)

Universitatea de Stat din Moldova


  • [Moldova State University is one of the most important higher education institutions in Moldova. Located in Chișinău, it has around 17,000 students who study at over 100 specialties and specializations at 14 faculties. The Moldova State University was founded on October 1, 1946 as the State University of Chisinau. Five faculties were opened initially at the State University of Chisinau (Physics and Mathematics, Geology and Soil Science, Biology, Chemistry, History and Philology). During the first year 320 people were enrolled in 12 departments; the educational process was guided by the academic staff of 35. In 1958, department of part-time and correspondence education was opened at the State University of Chisinau; and, this form is of education is still used at some faculties. During 1946-1988, the institution, as a part of the Soviet system of education was under the management of Moscow. Since 1969, the university has been a member of the International Association of Universities. The MSU soon became a recognized leader of the national system of higher education in the country. It has always been responsive to the society demands; thus, the new departments and faculties were created: the Faculty of Economics (1953-1991, 2002), the Faculty of Law (1959), the Faculty of Engineering and Technology (1959), the Faculty of Foreign Languages (1964), the Faculty for Training Foreign Students (1967), the Faculty of Journalism (1980), the Faculty of Philosophy and Psychology (1994), the Faculty of Political Science (1995), Computer Centre (1973), Central University Library (1994). On the basis of some engineering and economics specialties of the Moldova State University, new higher educational institutions were established such as Technical University of Moldova (1964), the Academy of Economic Studies (1991) and the Academy of Theology (1993). With the breakup of the Soviet Union significant changes were introduced in the system of higher education. On January 19, 1990, the institution was renamed the Moldova State University. The contract system has been applied since 1994 in the university. Further information about the university's history is available at] http://usm.md/en/universitate/despre-usm/istoric/.

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • USM
    • Gosudarstvennyĭ universitet Moldovy
    • MSU
    • Moldova State University
    • Université d'état de Moldova
  • Additional Information

    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Address: str. Alexe Mateevici, 60 , Chișinău MD-2009
        • Affiliation Address:
        • City: Chișinău
        • Post Code: MD-2009
        • Source: Universitatea de Stat din Moldova website, Contacte page, Jan. 31, 2013
        • Source: http://usm.md/contacte/
    • Descriptor

    • Associated Locale

        Moldova
    • Associated Locale

        Chișinău, Moldova
  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Earlier Established Forms

  • Sources

    • found: Cozma, Valeriu. Istoria Universității de Stat din Moldova, 1996:t.p. (Universitatea de Stat din Moldova)
    • found: Conferința științifică jubiliară, 1996:t.p. (Universitatea de Stat din Moldova) cover, etc. (Universitatea de Stat din Moldova; USM)
    • found: Konstitut︠s︡ionnoe pravo, 2005:t.p. (Gosudarstvennyĭ universitet Moldovy)
    • found: LC data base, 04-05-2000 (hdg.: Moldavskiĭ gosudarstvennyĭ universitet)
    • found: Universitatea de Stat din Moldova website, Jan. 31, 2013:Romanian home page (Universitatea de Stat din Moldova; USM) English home page (MSU) about the MSU (Moldova State University) - http://usm.md/
    • found: La linguistique entre recherche et application, 2011:v. 2, t.p. (Université d'état de Moldova)
  • General Notes

    • [Moldova State University is one of the most important higher education institutions in Moldova. Located in Chișinău, it has around 17,000 students who study at over 100 specialties and specializations at 14 faculties. The Moldova State University was founded on October 1, 1946 as the State University of Chisinau. Five faculties were opened initially at the State University of Chisinau (Physics and Mathematics, Geology and Soil Science, Biology, Chemistry, History and Philology). During the first year 320 people were enrolled in 12 departments; the educational process was guided by the academic staff of 35. In 1958, department of part-time and correspondence education was opened at the State University of Chisinau; and, this form is of education is still used at some faculties. During 1946-1988, the institution, as a part of the Soviet system of education was under the management of Moscow. Since 1969, the university has been a member of the International Association of Universities. The MSU soon became a recognized leader of the national system of higher education in the country. It has always been responsive to the society demands; thus, the new departments and faculties were created: the Faculty of Economics (1953-1991, 2002), the Faculty of Law (1959), the Faculty of Engineering and Technology (1959), the Faculty of Foreign Languages (1964), the Faculty for Training Foreign Students (1967), the Faculty of Journalism (1980), the Faculty of Philosophy and Psychology (1994), the Faculty of Political Science (1995), Computer Centre (1973), Central University Library (1994). On the basis of some engineering and economics specialties of the Moldova State University, new higher educational institutions were established such as Technical University of Moldova (1964), the Academy of Economic Studies (1991) and the Academy of Theology (1993). With the breakup of the Soviet Union significant changes were introduced in the system of higher education. On January 19, 1990, the institution was renamed the Moldova State University. The contract system has been applied since 1994 in the university. Further information about the university's history is available at] http://usm.md/en/universitate/despre-usm/istoric/.
  • Change Notes

    • 2000-04-05: new
    • 2013-12-05: revised
  • Alternate Formats