First Vice-Rector

Швецов Николай Михайлович - первый проректор МОСИNikolay Mikhailovich Shvetsov

Candidate of Economic Sciences, Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, member of the International Academy of Sciences of Pedagogical Education, First Vice-Rector of the Interregional Open Social Institute.

Short biography:
Born on August 4, 1947 in Bolshoye Oparino of Khlebnikovsky district of the Mari ASSR. Graduated from the Faculty of History and Philology of the Mari State Pedagogical Institute n.a. N.K.Krupskaya.


In 1971-1974 he studied at the full-time post-graduate department of the Moscow State Pedagogical Institute n.a. V.I.Lenin. In 1974 he defended the Candidate dissertation on the subject: “Commodity circulation on a modern stage of Communism construction”.

In 1984 he defended the Candidate dissertation on the problems of supply and demand balance.

In 1994 N.M.Shvetsov created the concept of elite lyceum and opened such lyceum based on the Mari branch of the Moscow Social Open University, then became its headmaster.

In 2000 at the Dissertation Council meeting he defended the Doctor dissertation on a regional problem. He was awarded with the academic degree of Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences. Since 2000 he is a member of many academic councils, member of the Collegium of the Ministry of Education of the Mari El Republic, one of the authors of the state program of education development in the Mari El Republic.

N.M.Shvetsov is a member of the Republican committee of state and non-state universities on arranging conferences of young scientists and students, member of the Government Council on improving economic reforms in Mari El, he is also one of the leading scientists in the Republic in the field of market economy, social and pedagogical problems of education development in the region. Every year he participates in significant international conferences of the Finance Academy of the Russian Government, as well as in international congresses and symposiums. He is Outstanding Educator awardee, member of the Central Election Committee of the Mari El Republic, member of the Lawyers Graduate Council of the Mari El Republic, chairman of the Committee on legislative clemency on the territory of the Mari El Republic, member of the public council of Privolzhsky federal district on education.

N.M.Shvetsov is recognized for his merits to science being elected an academician of the International Academy of Sciences of Pedagogical Education, member of the Association for Slavic countries professors (Sofia). He is awarded by the Government of the Mari El Republic with the honorary degree “Honoured Scientist of the Mari El Republic”. For great contribution to education development he has letters of acknowledgement from the President of the Mari El Republic and Administration of the President of the Russian Federation.

N.M.Shvetsov published more than 300 scientific, publicist, popular science and educational works. He has recently published 3 monographs, 2 textbooks, 1 collected works of students on law subjects.

Dissertation supervision

  • Zhirnova I.V. "Pedagogical conditions for effective development of students’ musical and creative abilities (on the example of the Mari musical creativity)". Mari State Pedagogical Institute n.a. N.K.Krupskaya, 2005. (dissertation to seek the academic degree of Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences)
  • Kultasheva N. V. "Control of students’ education level using the method of pedagogical qualimetry". Chuvash State University n.a. I.N.Ulyanov, 2004. (dissertation to seek the academic degree of Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences)
  • Bagautdinov N. M. "Organizational and pedagogical conditions for modernization of education management in the country". Bashkir State University, 2006. (dissertation to seek the academic degree of Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences)
  • Balashov A.V. "Pedagogical conditions for formation of future managers’ life safety culture in a higher education institution". Mari State Pedagogical Institute n.a. N.K.Krupskaya, 2007. (dissertation to seek the academic degree of Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences)
  • Bakumenko G. A. "Pedagogical conditions for improvement of students’ speech culture in the course of training in a higher education institution". Mari State Pedagogical Institute n.a. N.K.Krupskaya, 2002. (dissertation to seek the academic degree of Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences)
  • Smirnova R.Yu. "Formation of development of journalists’ professional training in the Republic of Mari El". Kazan State University n.a. V.I.Ulyanov-Lenin, 2008 (dissertation to seek the academic degree of Candidate of Historical Sciences)