Artists / Moscow State Textile University named after A Kosygin
Moscow State Textile University was formed as Moscow State Textile Institute in 1919. It is one of the oldest and institutes for higher studies in textiles in Russia.
In 1981, the institute was named in honor of Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin, who died the previous year and whose profession was in the textile industry. The institute was upgraded to "Academy" in 1990. It was renamed to A. N. Kosygin Moscow State Textile Academy.
Nine years later, the Academy was approved as University and renamed as the A. N. Kosygin Moscow State Textile University in 1999.