Moscow State Institute Of International Relations, MGIMO

Introduction
MGIMO

Seven Reasons to Join

MGIMO is the best Russian university for international students who are interested in studying foreign affairs. Its courses are modern, exciting and intellectually challenging. The University offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs — from international law, political science, and economics, to journalism, business management, and energy policy. MGIMO is also committed to fostering an ever-evolving student body, curriculum, and campus life that continues to reflect its reputation as the most advanced place in Russia for understanding foreign affairs.

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TRULY GLOBAL

MGIMO was the first in Russia to join the European Universities Association, to fully integrate into the Bologna process, spelling out strict standards for European educational institutions. The University has been a Russian home for students from around the world for nearly 60 years, providing more than 6,000 international graduates the education to flourish as leaders in private and public sectors. In addition, MGIMO has close ties with the world’s leading educational centers, across Europe, Asia, the Americas, and Africa.

RICH IN COURSES

MGIMO provides tuition for Bachelor and Master degree programs recognized around the world, with students gaining qualifications which are the keys to employment and academic opportunities internationally. When it comes to providing students with a context for understanding the contemporary world – be it through diplomacy, public administration, business, economics, law or journalism, not to mention the 53 languages it teaches each term – MGIMO is unique.

RICH IN ACADEMIC STAFF

MGIMO incorporates the best aspects of a classical university with those of a research center. This approach provides students with close access to more than 1200 faculty members, including 20 full members and members of the renowned Russian Academy of Sciences, a further 113 with senior doctorate degree and 400 Ph.D. MGIMO’s academia always takes pride in its students.

HIGHLY COLLABORATIVE

MGIMO community is traditionally welcoming to foreign students. Moreover, the University is constantly expanding its partnership network. Today MGIMO is successfully cooperating with more than 170 universities and institutions from more than 50 countries. We are able to offer programs that are taught in English full-time. The students may also choose from a wide range of dual-degree programs thus gaining two diplomas in their field of study.

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RENOWNED FOR RESEARCH

MGIMO consistently ranks highly in university ratings. «2015 Global Go To Think Tank» report issued by University of Pennsylvania represented MGIMO among worldwide research leaders, e.g. № 30 in Think Tanks with the Most Significant Impact on Public Policy and № 12 in Top Think Tanks in Central and Eastern Europe. Under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, MGIMO is an esteemed policy think-tank and forum for debate and analysis of international developments and current affairs, with its contributions to global analysis highly sought after.

SIMPLY EXCELLENT

The University is renowned for its academic excellence, meaning the brightest of Russia’s future leaders are studying there now, with an increasing number of their counterparts from abroad. Each year Russia’s best high school graduates compete for enrollment. At some programs – especially economics, law, and international relations – the contest reaches up to 50 applicants per student’s position.

MGIMO alumni community represents presidents, prime ministers, a few UN Deputies Secretary-General, the UNESCO Director-General, the OSCE Chairman, EU Commissioners, over 900 Russian and foreign ambassadors, 10 ministers of foreign affairs, over 30 fellows of the Russian and foreign academies of sciences.

JUST GREAT

MGIMO offers its students the broadest opportunities for creative self-accomplishment. Various student organiza­tions fill the calendar with additional social and sport events. Of course, MGIMO is in Moscow, one of the world’s great cities, with an array of cultural and historical treasures, vibrant cul­ture and dazzling lifestyle events. It offers easy access to the diversity and energy of contem­porary Russia, and its epic cultural heritage. MGIMO is a wonderful life experience for in­ternational students.

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MA in Corporate Governance and Global Network Diplomacy

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Moscow France Paris + 2 more

The world of international business today is defined by rapidly growing transnational corporations. Their operations transcend state borders and their interaction forms the matrix of the current global economy. [+]

Program Profile Russian-French Dual Master's Degree, Program with HEC, Paris The world of international business today is defined by rapidly growing transnational corporations. Their operations transcend state borders and their interaction forms the matrix of the current global economy. Management of these enormous companies requires broad strategic vision, a wide array of specialized skills in organizing business structures, and competences in cross-cultural outreach. Moreover, major transnational corporations are increasingly dependent upon the global political environment. Today business cannot avoid engagement of international politics. Our objective is to prepare top-class professionals, possessing an essential toolbox of skills and knowledge for successful careers in corporate management. For this purpose HEC Paris and MGIMO-University have combined their efforts to deliver an innovative educational product. It gives applicants a unique opportunity to receive genuinely interdisciplinary education, which reflects the latest developments in Management, Economics, Corporate Law and International Relations. An integrated curriculum focuses on two intertwined sides, of successful global business: Ability to organize and manage corporate structures Capacities to interact effectively with multiple stakeholders within complex international networks. First year at HEC Paris ————> Second year at MGIMO University. 120 ECTS credits, including classes and internships, as well as preparation and defense of Master's Thesis. All courses for the Program are delivered in English. The students also receive linguistic training in French or Russian. The graduates are awarded two masters diplomas: HEC Paris with a degree in Management MGIMO-University with a degree either in Management or in International Relations. Basic Course Structure 1st... [-]

MA in Governance and Global Affairs

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Moscow Italy Rome United Kingdom Reading Switzerland Geneva + 6 more

The two-year Master's Degree Program in International Affairs. M.A. program at MGIMO University is designed to provide both Russian and international students with necessary skills required for employment in international organizations. The curriculum best serves those students who are willing to become directly involved in politics, government or political organizations. [+]

Program Profile The two-year Master's Degree Program in International Affairs. M.A. program at MGIMO University is designed to provide both Russian and international students with necessary skills required for employment in international organizations. The curriculum best serves those students who are willing to become directly involved in politics, government or political organizations. Courses are designed to help graduates embrace their role as global citizens who are able and willing to be part of an international, multicultural environment. The Governance and Global Affairs M.A. program may be especially useful for applicants interested in Russian domestic politics, state and legal systems, economics and international relations. At least some command of Russian is recommended but not required. Students from countries other than Russia will attend courses in the Russian language – 10 academic hours per week. The Program provides extensive teaching of doing business in Russia, various aspects of Russian political culture, key political processes and conflicts. Basic Course Structure 1st year 1 semester Obligatory Russia and the USA in Contemporary International Relations Global Security Foreign policy process and formation of Russia's foreign policy Foreign Language Electives Strategies of the Future Doing Business in Russia Modern Financial Markets Rhetoric and Art of reasoning in public speeches Financial markets National Economic Security Legal system of Russia Module of Visiting Professor 2 semester Obligatory Regions in International Relations Modern Economic Strategy of Russia Megatrends and global affairs and Sustainable development Foreign Language Electives Energy Diplomacy International Organisations and Problems of Global Governance Mediapolicy and Power... [-]

MA in International Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Moscow France Nancy + 2 more

The program was designed to train experts in business environment in France, EU and Russia by providing joint study courses and one full semester in the country of the Partner Institutions. The program is 2 years full time study. French partner is represented by ICN Business School (Nancy, France). [+]

The program was designed to train experts in business environment in France, EU and Russia by providing joint study courses and one full semester in the country of the Partner Institutions. The program is 2 years full time study. French partner is represented by ICN Business School (Nancy, France). The curriculum of the program for Russian students includes the following courses: Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Managerial Accounting, Financial Aspects of International Trade, Information Technologies, International Finance, Private Law, European Law, Economy of France and of other EU members, Research Methodology, Foreign Language (French). The core courses are covered in the 1st semester in MGIMO, the second semester is provided by ICN Business School with a focus on doing business in France, negotiations techniques, financial management and operations. In France students are also offered the opportunity to choose tracks of specialization. The third and forth semesters are provided by MGIMO with a final (state) exam and theses defendance. The internship is a part of the study program. Students have an opportunity to undergo the field work in France during the Summer. The Project work is compulsory and is carried out during the 4th semester. Basic Course Structure 1st year at MGIMO University Fall Semester Compulsory Courses Foreign Economical Politics of Russia and Foreign Countries International Private Law European Integration : legal and institutional aspect Theories of organizations and organizational behavior French language International Marketing International Commercial Practice Personnel Policy and HR Management Performance Management Elective Courses History and Foreign Policy of France... [-]

MA in International Policies and Global Politics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Moscow Spain Marbella + 2 more

The International Relations MA has been designed jointly between MGIMO and MIUC to provide students with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to critically analyse and interpret the key theoretical debates of post-modern political arena of international relations. [+]

MA International Relations by MGIMO — MIUC Overview Duration: 2 years Language: English Location: Marbella (Year 1), Moscow (Year 2) Programme Title: “International Policies and Global Politics” Degree Awarded: MA International Relations Key Disciplines Covered International institutions Diplomacy Media and International Politicies Environmental Politics Russian Politics Languages (Russian/ Spanish) The International Relations MA has been designed jointly between MGIMO and MIUC to provide students with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to critically analyse and interpret the key theoretical debates of post-modern political arena of international relations. One of the strongest points of our programme is the discussion of International Relations approaches within a multicultural classroom environment, given the global background of our students. Indeed, some of these debates are currently reproduced in numerous international organisations and negotiations worldwide. MGIMO-MIUC trains the next generation of policy leaders to tackle the complex issues of a globalising world. MGIMO-MIUC International Relations Department presents students with a unique blend of theory and practice tailored to a challenging international and multicultural scenario that often changes faster than our capacity to analyse it. What You'll Study Semester 1, year 1 International Law I Research Methods Diplomacy in a Changing World International Institutions and Policies Media and International Politics Economics of Public Policy Russian (foreign students) / Spanish/French (Russian students) Semester 2, year 1 Political Psychology Politics of Human Rights International Law II Environmental Politics and diplomacy EU policies and politics / Russian (foreign students) / Spanish/French (Russian students) Semester 3, year 2 Modern Economic Strategy... [-]

MA in International Public and Business Administration

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Moscow Italy Macerata + 2 more

The two-year long Master's in International public and business administration Double DegreeProgram MGIMO University and Macerata University (Italy) is designed to meet the needs of rising leaders in the public and private sector professions. [+]

Program Profile The two-year long Master's in International public and business administration Double Degree Program MGIMO University and Macerata University (Italy) is designed to meet the needs of rising leaders in the public and private sector professions. The program provides on-campus training in political science, international trade and economics, as well as management, public administration and government relations. Approximately 20 students will be enrolled in the program. During the study, 1st year is spent at Macerata University, Italy. 3 months out of 9 are provided for internship at one of Marche region’s leading corporations. The 2nd year of study is organized at MGIMO-University, where the students are taught the core courses of public and municipal administration for a semester and then have an internship at Russia’s leading public and private sector agencies. The MGIMO Difference Students benefit from: a possibility to study at one of the world’s oldest universities in Italy an opportunity to go through a program designed within a major Russian international studies oriented university; a diverse student body and alumni network; 6 years internship experience at the end of the study; an innovative curriculum; lectures of leading professionals in public and private sector; an attention to career-building skills in all areas of public affairs Career Opportunities The curriculum of the International public and business administration program combine training in analytical methods and practical management skills to ensure that graduates are prepared to understand problems and implement solutions. Students combine these core skills with a focus on a... [-]

MA in Sustainable Development and Strategic Management in Energy

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Russia Moscow United Kingdom Saint Andrews + 2 more

«Sustainable Development and Strategic Management in Energy» Master’s Program (with the graduates majoring in Management) is run jointly with St Andrews University, one of the oldest and leading British universities that, during its six hundred year long history, has won the reputation of a world class educational and research center. [+]

Program Profile «Sustainable Development and Strategic Management in Energy» Master’s Program (with the graduates majoring in Management) is run jointly with St Andrews University, one of the oldest and leading British universities that, during its six hundred year long history, has won the reputation of a world class educational and research center. The Program provides a unique opportunity for five Russian and five British master students to become experts both in sustainable energy and strategic management in energy. The graduates receive two diplomas and two master degrees: St Andrews University diploma in sustainable development (Master of Arts in Sustainable Development) and MGIMO University diploma in management (Master of Arts in Management). The new Master's Program has an original format, that includes two distinct year-long components: Sustainable Development and Strategic Management in Energy. The first academic year is devoted to sustainable development and is held at St. Andrews. The second academic year is held at MIEP MGIMO at the Master's program in Management, which includes disciplines in strategic management in energy. The Master’s Program can be joined by persons who have a BA degree or a specialist diploma, who are interested in getting fundamental education in the field of sustainable development and strategic management in energy, and who are inclined to research through independent analysis. The term of the Program is two years. The Program is taught in English. During the first year the master students are trained at St Andrews University, Scotland, and during the second year – at MGIMO... [-]

MA Politics and Economics in Eurasia

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Moscow

The two-year long Master's in Political Science (M.P.Sc.) Program at MGIMO University's is designed to meet the needs of rising leaders in the public service professions, including domestic and international government agencies and non-profit organizations by providing up-to-date, firsthand information about Russia and Eurasia from a Russian view point. [+]

Program Profile The two-year long Master's in Political Science (M.P.Sc.) Program at MGIMO University is designed to meet the needs of rising leaders in the public service professions, including domestic and international government agencies and non-profit organizations by providing up-to-date, firsthand information about Russia and Eurasia from a Russian view point. The M.P.Sc. program provides rigorous on-campus training in political science and policy analysis, preparing degree candidates to successful careers and supplying intellectual breadth, organizational skills, and self-confidence necessary to assume leadership positions in an increasingly complex public service environment. Approximately 20 students will be enrolled in the program. The MGIMO Difference M.P.Sc. students benefit from: a small Master Degree program designed within a major Russian international studies oriented university; a perse student body and alumni network; close working relationships between world-renowned faculty; an innovative curriculum; an attention to career-building skills in all areas of public affairs Basic Course Structure 1st year 1 semester Obligatory Modern concepts of the philosophy of science Political Process in Contemporary Russia Contemporary Foreign Policy of Russia and international conflicts Foreign Language Electives Rhetoric and Art of reasoning in public speeches Doing Business in Russia Modern Financial Markets Financial markets Legal system of Russia Module of Visiting Professor 2 semester Obligatory Regional Subsystems (West) EU-Russia Relations Political Systems and Political Process in Small and Medium Eurasian Countries Russia and New Neighbor Countries Foreign Language Electives Energy Diplomacy International Organisations and Problems of Global Governance Russian and Global Economy Mediapolicy and Power in Digital Epoch Russia... [-]

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Master in Oil, Gas and Energy Policy

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Moscow Italy Milan + 2 more

Masters’ program “Oil and Gas Sector Economics and International Energy Policy Issues” was launched in 2007 by MGIMO jointly with an Italian university Univerità di Commerciale Luigi Bocconi which is a recognized European leader in the field of economic and business education and which co-operates closely with major world energy companies. [+]

Masters’ program “Oil and Gas Sector Economics and International Energy Policy Issues” was launched in 2007 by MGIMO jointly with an Italian university Univerità di Commerciale Luigi Bocconi which is a recognized European leader in the field of economic and business education and which co-operates closely with major world energy companies. The Russian-Italian master’s program “Oil and Gas Sector Economics and International Energy Policy Issues” provides a unique opportunity for Russian and Italian undergraduate students to become experts in modeling and forecasting economic development in the energy sector branches. Successful graduates will be awarded a “Master of Economics in World Energy” degree from MGIMO (U) MFA RF and a “Master (Laurea Specialistica) of Economics and Sociology” degree from the Bocconi University with appropriate national diplomas. The masters’ program can be joined by persons holding BA or specialist degrees, interested in getting in-depth fundamental education in the subjects of economics, inclined for and capable of independent research and analytical work. The training term under the program is two years. During the first year the undergraduate students will be trained at the Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. The second year is at MIEP MGIMO in Moscow. The key courses of the masters’ program are as follows: “Economics of European Integration”, “Statistics”, “Advanced Mathematics”, “Regulation of Financial Markets”, “Competitive Law”, “Market Analysis in Energy and Quantitative Methods”, “Energy Economics and World Energy Industry”, “Management in Energy Companies and Regulation of the Energy Sector“, “International Investment Projects”, etc. Language of instruction is English. The... [-]

The Dual Degree in WMD Nonproliferation, Nuclear Policy and Global Security

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Moscow USA Monterey + 2 more

WMD Nonproliferation, Nuclear Policy and Global Security is the first Russian-American master’s program at MGIMO, taught by leading academics and practitioners from Russia, the United States, and other countries. [+]

Program Profile WMD Nonproliferation, Nuclear Policy and Global Security is the first Russian-American master’s program at MGIMO, taught by leading academics and practitioners from Russia, the United States, and other countries. The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS), Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), and PIR Center have partnered to develop the Dual Degree in Nonproliferation Studies. Our Aim The program prepares students for professional careers in the nonproliferation field in national governments, international organizations, academia, think tanks, and the private sector. The interdisciplinary curriculum focuses on global security, history, science and technology, area studies, public policy, and research methods—with a particular emphasis on practical skills. Intended Outcomes The program will provide students with essential competencies: advanced knowledge of WMD nonproliferation regimes, both global and regional knowledge about peaceful uses of nuclear energy and how to minimize potential proliferation risks familiarity with best practices in nuclear and WMD security knowledge of arms control and disarmament knowledge of terrorism and tools for countering it quantitative analysis skills foreign language skills strong practical skills from internship opportunities in Moscow, Monterey, Washington, D.C., Geneva, and Vienna Unique Courses and Program Structure Students will take classes at MGIMO in Moscow in the fall semester of the first year. They will take classes at MIIS in Monterey in the second and third semesters (spring of the first year and fall of the second year). The fourth and final semester will be devoted to an internship and thesis preparation, with the student’s location... [-]

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