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MGIMO combines functionality and a great atmosphere that you will experience from the very first seconds of your stay.
MGIMO students have easy access to participation in a vast array of sports including football, basketball, volleyball, tennis, badminton, water polo, table tennis, shooting, and martial arts.
Students can visit the University’s Sports Centre gym which offers a full range of exercise equipment and professional coaches. A six-lane swimming pool is located at the sports centre, which is considered to be one of the best in Moscow. Halls for volleyball, basketball and other collective activities are located at the Sports Centre, as well as an indoor tennis court, wrestling room, aerobics and table tennis rooms.
There is an outdoor stadium with a professional football field, open air tennis and volleyball courts, as well as an ice skating rink in the winter. Members of student sport clubs also go skiing in winter and play golf in summer.
You may take part in a wide range of activities arranged by a number of MGIMO social unions and clubs. For instance, The Council of International Fraternities unites international students who set up clubs or associations within the council. It aims to promote national cultural awareness, strengthening friendship and cooperation among international and Russian students.
Moscow International Model UN is held at MGIMO each year. More than 700 students from Russian and international universities take part in it. The working languages of the Model UN are Russian, English, and French. Imitating the work of the UN major bodies, including General Assembly and Security Council, as well as most important UN Committees, students try to find solutions to global issues.
MGIMO associations and clubs organize numerous receptions, shows, performances and other exciting events such as MGIMO Theatre Studio performances, Miss MGIMO contest, Spring and Autumn Balls, Music Awards, KVN stand-up comedy shows, etc.