Rector's Message

Our University, established in 1907, is the oldest institution with focus on economics in Russia's tertiary education. It is also one of the biggest and most respected universities in Russia. Throughout the more than a century of its dedicated work in higher education, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics has accumulated the scientific potential, teaching experience and strong links with the national and international business community and delivers results that very few other universities can match.

Many of our graduates have become famous as government officials, politicians, reached the leading positions in business and science. We are also proud of   our   graduates   who   work   in national   and international higher education. Here at Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, we have always cherished and developed the tradition of providing high quality education, combining good theoretical background with hands-on knowledge and experience.

At present, the number of students at Plekhanov Russian University of Economics is over 14 000, and the number of staff and faculty members exceeds 1 600, with more than 1200 faculty members holding PhD Degree

Plekhanov Russian University of Economics has significant experience of international cooperation. More than 80 universities from 30 countries cooperate with us. Furthermore, we have Student Exchange and Double Degree Agreements with Partner Universities from over 30 countries.

We are offering a good choice of educational programs in Economics, recognized nationally and internationally. With exciting, involving and truly international atmosphere, we are happy to meet new international students.

I have every confidence that you will find studying at Plekhanov Russian University of Economics useful, interesting and very rewarding.

Viktor I. Grishin,
Rector of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics