activity of St. Tikhon's Orthodox University aims to ensure the
relationship of scientific and educational processes. Scientists of the
University develop theoretical and methodological basis for the
formation and evolution of higher education.The
main areas of research are studies in theology, philosophy, religious
studies, theory, history, education and pedagogy, history and culture of
the peoples of Russia, cultural studies, philology in university
Scientific work at the University is organized by the departments of research areas (scientific schools):
History of Russia in XVIII - beginning of XX centuries;
Modern and Contemporary History of the Russian Orthodox Church;
Sociology of Orthodoxy;
Christian faith, philosophy and early Christian writing;
History of Russian literature in IX-XXI centuries;
Actual problems of the Roman & German Philology;
History of Russian and Church Slavonic in theoretical and applied aspects;
Semitic languages and ancient Eastern Christian writings;
Religious education and religious socialization;
History and theory of ancient Russian art of singing;
History and theory of art and architecture and architectural restoration;
Christian fine and decorative arts.
one of the results of the University research work for the last 5
years, there were 9 doctoral and 22 PhD theses defended, 108 books were
prepared and published, 329 articles published in specialized journals.
Special branches of research:Restoration and Conservation Laboratory
Restoration study iconography XVII - beginning of XX century religious painting of the Synodal period.
Information&Analytical Center of Faculty of Social Sciences
International case study: "The parish of the Russian
Orthodox Church: the social structure and activities beyond church
Scientific Department for the development of a database of monuments of religious art
Development of a computer database of the iconography of Eastern Christian art
Research Center for the history of theology and theological education
Russian theology in XVII-beginning of XX centuries.
History and current state of theological education.
Study of the heritage, the life and work of St. Philaret (Drozdov)
Department of Contemporary History of the ROC
Russian Orthodox Church in the beginning of twentieth century
Patriarch Tikhon and the Local Council of 1917-1918. Heritage of M.E. Gubonin.
New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia in the twentieth century
Jurisdictional conflicts in the Russian Orthodox Church in the twentieth century. History of the Russian emigration.
Database on the recent history of the Russian Orthodox Church
Church and Archeological Museum
Department of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Technology development of specialized software
Development of nano-objects algebra
Stochastic analysis and diffusion processes
Laboratory for the development of information retrieval systems
Database "For Christ suffered" ("The New Martyrs and Confessors of the Russian Orthodox Church of the twentieth century").
The concept of form and content of objects in information systems designed for archival storage of historical documents.
Building a database designed for archival storage of historical documents.
“Sociology of Religion” workshop
Civic Engagement of Universities in Russia (Social Effects of
Social work organization on the Russian Orthodox Church parishes in the
first half of XXI. Sociological Analysis.
Social support networks in the Orthodox church community.