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

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.... [-]


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.... [-]


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.... [-]


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.... [-]


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.... [-]


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).... [-]


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.... [-]


Master

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 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.... [-]


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