The UCU Department of Humanities was founded in 2003. Since then 8 Chairs were created:
the the Chair of Ancient, Byzantine and Medieval History (CLAVIS);
the Chair of Modern World History;
the Chair of Social Work;
the Chair of Journalism;
the Chair of Psychology;
the Chair of Sociology.
Moreover, new Chairs and academic programs are planned to be launched in a mid- and short-term perspective (Culture Studies, Linguistics, European Studies, Legal Studies etc.)
There are 57 lecturers (including 13 full professors) and around 450 Bachelor and Master students (full and part-time) in the Department. In the beginning of 2013, UCU finally obtained an official ministerial consent to launch its Doctoral Studies program. So far, there are 6 students who are doing Doctoral studies in History at UCU since 2013.