On the 250th anniversary of Lomonosov Moscow State University, celebrated in 2005, a new faculty was created by order of the Rector in accordance with the decision of the Academic Council – the Higher School of Translation.
After the first graduation of students in 2010, according to the results of the international examination of the quality of education, the Higher School of Translation of Moscow State University is among the 40 most prestigious institutes and faculties of translator training of universities in the world, becoming a member. Permanent International Council of University Translation Training Institutes (CIUTI), along with the oldest translation schools in Geneva, Paris, London, Vienna, Brussels, Monterey, Shanghai. In 2010, the Higher School of Translation of Moscow State University became an associate member of the oldest and most authoritative international association of professional translators - the International Federation of Translators (FIT), as well as a member of the Union of Translators of Russia. In the same year, on the basis of a Memorandum of Understanding between the United Nations and Moscow State University, the Graduate School of Translation begins training translators according to programs agreed with the UN linguistic services.