Russian Business in Global Economy and Eurasian Integration

In russian

Level of education Master

Type of instruction Full-time

Duration 2 years

Programme description
  • "Russian Business in Global Economy and Eurasian Integration" academic programme provides students with the unique analytical and managerial skills needed to build successful business career in Russia, the CIS countries, the EEU and other countries, including the PRC. Graduates can equally successfully pursue professional activities in national and regional bodies, international organizations that promote integration and ensure the development of entrepreneurship in the global economy in the context of its digitalization
  • The program is implemented jointly with the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of the CIS Member states (IPA CIS) on the basis of the cooperation agreement concluded between the IPA CIS and St Petersburg State University, agreements signed by the IPA CIS with international organizations (UN, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development), and with the participation of the the Secretariat of the Parliamentary Assembly of Collective Security Treaty Organization Member states (CSTO PA). St Petersburg State University academicians, along with specialists of a number of international organizations including the Secretariat of the IPA CIS, the Secretariat of the CSTO PA and the State Duma of the Russian Federation take part in the implementation of the educational programme
Programme Mission

The programme was designed with a focus on international educational standards to develop national and international specialists with analytical and managerial skills who are able to work in the conditions of the formation of a digital economy:

  • in the Russian companies considering the priority of participation in EEU; in the CIS countries, the EEU countries, China and other Eurasian countries businesses focused on cooperation with the companies of the Russian Federation and other EEU countries
  • in government bodies, international, national and regional organizations, political parties and public associations (with the prospect of taking leadership positions) in the context of deepening integration cooperation in the Eurasia
  • in scientific and educational organizations

The programme provides a wide range of business management competencies in the context of deepening integration cooperation, a creative approach to learning, training of researchers and business analysts and mastering intercultural communication skills. The acquired competencies can form the basis for continuing professional development to scientific and pedagogical personnel in postgraduate studies in Russian and foreign universities.

Main academic courses
  • Macroeconomics. Advanced level
  • Microeconomics. Advanced level
  • Econometrics. Advanced level
  • Eurasian Integration in the Architecture of the Global Economy
  • Regional Integration in the Post-Soviet area (including tariff and customs regulation)
  • Institutional analysis of the economy and entrepreneurship in the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU)
  • Fiscal policy of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Global Finance
  • Industrial markets and Government Policy
  • Public Sector Economics and Environmental Management
  • Labor market and Migration
  • Business Strategies and Macroeconomic Regulation
  • Financial Reporting Analysis
  • Information Resources and Applied Methods of Analysis
  • Innovative Business
  • Business Process Management and Modelling
  • Effective Methods of Public Management and Regional Marketing
  • Strategic marketing management of the business
Our advantages
  • The programme is designed to train highly qualified next-generation specialists who can: build effective business strategies; meet the challenges faced by governments, companies, EEU bodies in the areas of macroeconomic, competition and energy policy, functioning of natural monopolies, government and municipal procurement, mutual trade in services and investments, labor migration etc
  • The programme is interdisciplinary in nature and implemented in cooperation with leading experts of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, international organizations, including the Secretariat of the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of the CIS Member states (IPA CIS) and the Parliamentary Assembly of Collective Security Treaty Organization Member states (CSTO PA), highly qualified specialists in the field of global economics, marketing and management, digital economics and business economics, innovation economics and modern economic theory
  • The programme is led by Professor M. Krotov, Doctor of Economics. Professor Krotov has long been Secretary General of the IPA CIS and held senior positions in the Russian State Duma
  • Specialists of the Programme Academic Council, the Russian State Duma, International Business representatives provide expert and consulting assistance in updating the curriculum
  • The program was developed on the basis of the Educational Standard of Higher Education of St Petersburg State University
International cooperation

Students have an opportunity to participate in academic mobility programmes. The list of partner universities consists of more than 300 leading universities of Europe, America and Asia. Depending on the programme students can apply for scholarship, as well as for accommodation in a dormitory on a fee-paying or free of charge basis. The list of academic mobility programmes is updated annually.

Among the partner universities with which St Petersburg University has cooperation agreements are:
  • Groningen University, the Netherlands
  • University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Hanken school of economics, Finland
Career opportunities
The graduates are ready to carry out professional activities as:
  • specialists, economists-analysts and managers in the structural units of the executive and legislative authorities, interstate bodies of regional integration associations, including the governing bodies of the EEU, the Union State of Russia and Belarus and the CIS
  • specialists, economists-analysts and heads of structural units of centers for scientific research and think tanks of CIS countries, the EEU and other states on global economy and integration processes
  • specialists, economists-analysts and heads of research centers, branches of banks, structural units of corporate organizations of the Russian Federation, the EEU, the Union State of Russia and Belarus, the CIS and other Eurasian countries
  • teachers in educational institutions
Programme graduates work at:
  • Gazprom Energoholding LLC
  • Gazprom Neft PJSC
  • Deloitte
  • Digital Design CJSC
  • BDO Unicon
  • Mazars