School of State Audit

MailMSU, School of State Audit, Russia, 119991, Moscow,GSP-1, Leninskiye Gory
WWWhttp://www.audit.msu.ru
E-mailoffice@audit.msu.ru

Academic Adviser: Prof. S.M. Shakhray
Director: Alexander A. Vasilyev

The School of State Audit was founded in 2006 in accordance with the decision of MSU Academic Council on a joint initiative of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow State University and the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation.

The main objective of the School of State Audit is to train highly-qualified professionals who combine profound knowledge of law and economics with professional competence in making and implementing management decisions.

Sound theoretical knowledge our students receive in combination with practical knowledge and professional skills allow them to become highly-demanded state audit specialists. The School of State Audit offers two academic programs: “Economics” and “Law” which provide students with comprehensive knowledge in Economics, Law, social and political aspects of Public Administration and State Audit.

Students implement their theoretical knowledge and acquire practical skills during their work placements in the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation and in control and accounting organs of the subjects of the Russian Federation.

The main principle of our tuition is a comprehensive approach based on the combination of educational, scientific, innovative and intellectual potential of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Moscow State University and the interrelation of academic activity, research and students’ work in class.

Our academic staff include widely recognized experts in state audit: members of the Russian Academy of Sciences and MSU professors, specialists and researchers from the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation, the State Research Institute of System Analysis of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation.

The cooperation between the School of State Audit and the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation, other PF control and accounting organs and research institutions ensure very favorable conditions for our students to study, do research, gain practical experience and to obtain prestigious jobs after graduation.

The School of State Audit is planning to use its international links to invite leading international lecturers and researchers; we are going to organize for our students internships in public audit institutions abroad in international financial control agencies.

Our graduates are employed by the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation, regional and local control and accounting agencies in the executive branch of the government . Young professionals who have good command of the newest techniques of financial control and value-for-money auditing are also hired by large corporations and auditing firms.

Scientifically inclined graduates are encouraged to go on to graduate school at MSU or the State Research Institute of System Analysis of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation.

Students at the School of State Audit are to pay tuition fees.