Foreign-language Programs


International Master's Program

In the year 2010 RANEPA introduced the International Master’s Programs which was a unique product in the Russian education market with practically no competitors. The aim of the project was linked with the strategic mission of the Academy,that is to nourish and equip elite top managers who are able to work for the private and government sectors on international market.


The important features of the International Master’s programs are

- International faculty from renowned universities and business schools, well experienced business practitioners.

- Specializations in demand for employers.

Our Master's degree programs are designed in a way that gives both fundamental knowledge and equip the students with hard and soft skills that modern employers appreciate. Graduate students often find work even in the learning process.

All our alumni are very well placed (Sberbank, Raiffeisenbank, Bank Santander, EY, PWC, BashNeft, GazProm, L’Oreal, Microsoft, Generale Societe bank, Mars, LeruaMerlen etc).

- Scholarships

 The students are offered grants, covering up to 50% of tuition fees. Grants are distributed based on the admission exams results.

- Exchange programs and students mobility with the leading business schools and universities

During past years the Academy has accumulated significant resources and has developed network of relationship with International Partners and multinational companies in the area of Business Education. We have partnership with Bocconi University, Kingston University, University of Dijon, Geneva Business School and practicing double diplomas, internships and exchange programs.

- Regular master classes and debates, conducted by well reputed politicians, economists and top business people

- English as a working language

Teaching is provided completely in English.

- Equal opportunities for students with diplomas of any Russian and foreign universities

Students of different backgrounds can apply to study for Master’s degree to gain new knowledge and to create a new career path. All applicants have absolutely equal chances for admission, regardless of where they studied before.  Recognition of foreign credentials are done through the nostrification procedure at RANEPA, as required by the Ministry of Education.


Presently, Department of International Master’s programmes offers  full-time Masters’ degree education in Management with the following profiles:

Duration of all the programs is two-years. Details of the programs, admission requirements and contacts are available on the web-page of each program.


Master of Science in International Management

The Master of Science in International Management at the Institute of Business Studies (IBS-Moscow) targets:

  • young people with a command of English at the upper-intermediate level or better;
  • graduates of Russian and international institutions of higher learning (bachelors or specialists) with little or no substantive practical work experience.

Today the problems of attracting investment, trans-border logistics, labor migration, the design and development of new goods and services and the cultivation of new markets require the application of cutting-edge managerial experience, an understanding of the intricacies of globalization and skills for effective communication in a multinational environment. One has to have appropriate tools and skills to identify the right solutions to complex problems.

The main focus of the program is on the developing markets as promising areas for entrepreneurial efforts. Special emphasis is placed on the key sectors of production within  developing markets. Foreign professors from the Institute’s partner universities supervise analysis and research into the development of the industry, agriculture and energy sector in the BRICS countries.

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Kingston MBA

The Kingston MBA is a collaborative program combining British teaching modules and evening classes with Russian tutors. Students have access to a British business education with opportunities to broaden their knowledge in meetings with Russian tutors, business consultants and top managers.

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Russian-French Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program

The Grenoble Graduate School of Business MBA (France) and RANEPA’s IBS-Moscow program target young ambitious managers in international and Russian companies with an interest in earning an internationally recognized MBA degree from a prestigious European school in order to advance their career. Grenoble Graduate School of Business is one of the few business schools (1% of schools worldwide) to possess the three accreditations that distinguish the leading international business schools: EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System), AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and AMBA. GGSB ranked 20th in the Financial Times European Business Schools Ranking 2015.

The program offers the following specializations:

  • Management Consultancy  (Grenoble)
  • International Business Development  (Grenoble)
  • Innovation Management (Grenoble)
  • Finance (Grenoble)
  • Digital Business (Grenoble)
  • Entrepreneurship (Grenoble)
  • Project Management (London)
  • Luxury Brand Management (2 weeks Paris, 1 week in London)

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Joint Executive MBA Program of the Antwerp Management School and the IBS-Moscow RANEPA

This MBA program is recommended for the heads of branch offices and top managers of offices of foreign companies doing business in Russia, executives and top managers of Russian companies active in the European market, and others aspiring to solid career growth.

The Executive MBA (EMBA) program of the Antwerp Management School offers an elite European education for Western and Russian corporate managers. It has been ranked 17th in Europe and 59th in the world by the 2014 Financial Times ranking of EMBA programs. The program is distinguished by:

  • AACSB and AMBA accreditations.
  • Educational modules in China (Guangzhou), America (Boston, MIT), Belgium (Antwerp).
  • 18 years of success on the Russian business education market.
  • Weekend classes in Moscow.

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Master of Global Public Policy

The Master of Global Public Policy (MGPP) program has been designed with the World Bank as a strategic partner and in accordance with international education standards in public administration. Leading public policy tutors and practitioners from Russia, Europe, North America and BRICS country partner schools are invited to contribute to the curriculum. Instruction is in English and the program offers two specializations: “Russia and the World” and “Global Development and Developing Economies.”

The MGPP program aims to become a source of new thinking about the problems of government policies at the local, national and international levels.

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