Abstract ◊ Based on the investigations made in 2012 at Moscow University for the Humanities, the article considers the key figures of professional culture of the educational and research staff of the higher education institution and their significance for the solution of the tasks of training and education activity.
Keywords: higher education, education quality, professional culture, the sociology of education.
Kovaleva Antonina Ivanovna, Doctor of Science (sociology), professor, pro-rector for educational work, the head of the Sociology Department at Moscow University for the Humanities, member of the International Sociological Association and the Russian Society of Sociologists, full member of the International Academy of Science (Innsbruck) and the International Teacher’s Training Academy of Science. Tel.: +7 (499) 374-51-10. E-mail:
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