Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University) of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia
Prospekt Vernadskogo, 76
Phone: +7(495) 434 7067
Fax: +7(495) 434 8589
About the university: The MGIMO-University joined the Virtual Institute in February 2008. It was founded in 1944 on the basis of the School of International Relations of the Moscow State University which has grown to seven faculties including the School of International Economic Relations, with which the Vi will be linked.
Areas of expertise: The School of International Economic Relations was created in 1958 through a merger of two higher education institutions – the Institute of Foreign Trade and MGIMO. For more than 40 years the School has provided training of highly qualified economists specializing in international economic relations. About 7,000 professionals including 1200 foreign citizens has graduated from the School of International Economic Relations.
Courses offered: The School of International Relations comprises 7 Departments in economic field. The Department of International Economic Relations and Foreign Economic Relations was founded in 1931 in Leningrad (St. Petersburg) at the Institute of Foreign Trade, it was transformed to Moscow in 1942-43 and in 1958 it became a part of Moscow State Institute of International Relations. At present it is one of the leading MGIMO departments that provides training of highly qualified professionals specialized in international economic relations. The education is organized at the Bachelor’s, Master’s and post-graduate programs in economics.
The courses delivered by the Department of International Economic Relations and Foreign Economic Ties faculties enable the graduates to conduct research, to analyze up-to-day tendencies of international economic environment and cooperation.
A characteristic feature of the training provided by the Department of International Economic Relations is the combination of fundamental general economic disciplines with a number of applied disciplines of analytical and prognostic nature.