Moscow School of Economics (MSE)

MailMSU, Moscow School of Economics, Russia, 119992, Moscow, GSP-1, 1-61 Leninskiye Gory
Telephone+7 (495) 510-52-67; +7 (495) 510-52-68
Fax+7 (495) 510-52-69

Director (Dean): Acad. Alexander D. Nekipelov

Moscow School of Economics, of the Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSE MSU) was founded on Rector’s decision on April 29, 2004.

The aim of the MSE MSU is to train highly qualified specialists with deep theoretical knowledge in the field of economics and with modern skills to solve practical problems in the conditions of global competition to work effectively in highly competitive environment , including federal and regional government , multinational finance and business, as well as in research and higher education.

The MSE invites leading Russian scholars from the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) to teach at the MSE: academicians A.D. Nekipelov, V.M. Polterovich, Foreign Member of the RAS V.L. Kvint, Corresponding Members of the RAS M.Yu. Golovnin, R.S. Greenberg, G.B. Kleiner, Doctor of Economics M.N. Uzyakov, Doctor of Historical Sciences VB Kuvaldin, Doctor of Law A.G. Lisitsyn-Svetlanov, Doctor of Philosophy A.Ya. Rubinstein and others.

Special courses are taught by famous foreign scientists, members of the Russian Academy of Sciences: Jacques Sapir (France), Grzegorz Kolodko (Poland), as well as Jan Scholte (Great Britain, Sweden), D. Galbraith, J. Ugras, R. Hausald, J. Shakhmurov (USA) , R. Martin (Germany) D. Kotegawa (Japan), etc.

MSE MSU provides a full cycle of training in Economics in all levels of education- undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate, including Master’s degree programs taught completely in English.

Regular weekly research seminars during which scientists and experts discuss recent research in the field of international, regional economic and geopolitical issues provide additional training for students for writing term-papers and dissertations.

MSE MSU students have the opportunity to develop their research skills by participating in research at the leading academic institutes under the supervision of leading scientists from Russia and the world.

The curriculum of the bachelor program Economic Theory and Analytics (B.Sc. in Economics) meets the requirements of international educational standards. The profound training in the field of modern economic theory, mathematics, IT, statistics, econometrics, foreign languages ​​is combined with applied courses in finance and econometrics.

The Master's program Economics and Mathematical Methods trains high-level specialists with in-depth knowledge of economic theory and mathematical modeling, knowledge of econometrics, computer modeling, capable of analytical work in any field of the national economy, in educational and scientific institutions, ready to continue training in domestic and foreign graduate schools.

The Master's program Economic and Financial Strategyis aimed to train students in strategic thinking, providing fundamental knowledge of the strategy and methods for its implementation, and teaching the specifics of economic and financial strategists in emerging markets.

The Master's program Open Economics in the Modern World is aimed at training highly qualified specialists who receive in-depth knowledge regarding the interaction of global, macro-regional and national economies, financial institutions and individual firms in the modern open economy and are ready to work at different levels – In government bodies at the national and supranational level, in companies and banks doing business in foreign markets, as well as continuing postgraduate studies in World Economy.

The international English-language Master's program Global Economics and Financeprepares highly qualified financiers and economists who are able to effectively apply analytical, research and leadership skills, innovative methods and unique knowledge in the development and implementation of functional financial management strategies in the context of high competition and a rapidly changing environment in global international and local markets.

The program includes trainings for the Chartered Financial Analyst® professional qualification exams and is designed for graduates who have completed undergraduate and technical and socio-economic specialties, possess analytical skills and seek to apply logic and abstract thinking in solving the most complex, non-standard problems. The program attracts students with engineering, mathematical and economics background who wish to use their knowledge effectively and build a successful career in the field of applied corporate finance, financial risk management, or investment banking.

The international English-language double degree Master's program Economics and Financecombines the best educational resources of two universities – Lomonosov Moscow State University and University of Primorska (Slovenia). The program provides training for highly qualified professionals with fundamental knowledge in the field of economics and finance, with professional knowledge of a foreign language, knowledge of the specifics and practical skills of doing business in Russia, Slovenia and other European countries. A graduate of the program receives two diplomas in Economics from the University of Primorska, which is part of the single European educational system that includes countries participating in the Bologna process, and from the Lomonosov Moscow State University. During their studies, future masters will also be able to get acquainted with the practical activities of European and Russian business structures and enterprises.

Serious theoretical training, the study of extensive practical experience, communication with the best Russian and foreign professors equips Moscow School of Economics graduates with a broad outlook, the ability to think outside the box and to deliver bold original solutions.

All the programs at the MSE MSU provide full-time form of education. The education is tuition fee based. The graduates of the MSE MSU receive a diploma of the Lomonosov Moscow State University with assignment of degrees “Bachelor of Economics” (direction 38.03.01) and “Master of Economics” direction (38.04.01).