About University

Our Mission: the leadership in training professionals with all-round view in the field of economics, based on the synthesis of historical traditions, scientific innovations and successful and sustainable development of the university;Mission of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics consists in:

  • development and spreading of applied economic and commercial education on the basis of the combination of historical heritage and entrepreneurial traditions as the most essential social value;
  • educating learned and qualified individuals, who are able to become leaders in the global economy.

Plekhanov Russian University of Economics is an accredited Governmental institution licensed to deliver higher education and additional educational services. Status of "University" means that the institution of higher (undergraduate & graduate) and post-graduate education is specialized in a particular field - Economics & Management. University is the largest economic educational institution in Russia and the former Soviet Union. It consists of the following faculties: General Economics; International Business Relations; International Business School (IBS- Plekhanov); Finance, Accounting and Banking; Economics and Management; Taxation Policy; Commercial Engineering; Business Administration; Economic Cybernetics; Retailing; Economics of Enterprises; Political Studies and Law; Faculty of Business and MBA School.

Plekhanov University offers a two-level system of economic and business education. The first level - a four year full-time Bachelor Degree Program primarily aims at conveying a broad knowledge of fundamentals of economics and business studies. The second level - two year full-time Master Degree Program - will gain students professional skills focusing more closely on their chosen field.

Our graduates are capable young people engaged in all aspects of the nation's industry, economy and commerce. Except for those students who choose to go on further study, the employment rate of graduates is extremely high.

We are very proud that many of the most famous scientists, economists, political and business leaders, diplomats and other professionals now active in the new Russian economy are Plekhanov trained.

We are also especially proud of the fact that the Plekhanov diploma is certified by UNESCO.

We try to create all the conditions for the highest level of education including the opportunity to get acquainted with leading Western Universities during academic study abroad. We want to have among our graduates really professional, highly educated and intelligent people.