Universitet (Moscow Metro)

Universitet (Russian: Университе́т, English: University), named after the nearby Moscow State University, is a station on the Moscow Metro's Sokolnicheskaya Line. It opened in 1959 and has rectangular white marble pylons and tiled walls. The architects were V. Litvinov, M. Markovsky, L. Lile and V. Dobrakovsky. The station's two round entrance vestibules (architect Ivan Taranov) are located on either side of Prospekt Vernadskogo at Lomonosovsky Prospekt.

Universitet
Moscow Metro station
Metro MSK Line1 Universitet.jpg
LocationRamenki District
Gagarinsky District
Western Administrative Okrug
South-Western Administrative Okrug
Moscow
Russia
Coordinates55°41′33″N 37°32′00″E / 55.6926°N 37.5333°E / 55.6926; 37.5333Coordinates: 55°41′33″N 37°32′00″E / 55.6926°N 37.5333°E / 55.6926; 37.5333
Owned byMoskovsky Metropoliten
Line(s)#1 Sokolnicheskaya line Sokolnicheskaya line
Platforms1
Tracks2
ConnectionsBus: 1, 47, 67, 67к, 103, 113, 119, 130, 187, 260, 661
Trolleybus: 4, 34, 34к, 49
Tram: 14, 26, 39
Construction
Structure typedeep pylon triple-vault station
Depth26.5 metres (87 ft)
Platform levels1
ParkingNo
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Other information
Station code017
History
Opened1 December 1959; 61 years ago (1 December 1959)
Services
Preceding station   Moscow Metro   Following station
toward Kommunarka
Sokolnicheskaya line
Location
Universitet is located in Moscow Metro
Universitet
Universitet
Location within Moscow Metro
Platform view of the station