Economics (with Advanced Studies in Chinese Economy and Language)
38.03.01 In english, chinese and russian
Level of education Bachelor
Type of instruction Full-time
Duration 4 years
- The programme is interdisciplinary: it combines fundamental training in economics and business with studies of Chinese economics and entrepreneurial traditions
- The programme introduces various aspects of the Chinese economy, including the financial markets, foreign trade, labour market and innovation system. It also includes training in China's taxation system and economic legislation. The programme provides training in the Chinese language throughout the entire period of study
- Classes are conducted in Russian, English and Chinese with the involvement of leading experts in the economy and business culture of China
- The programme also includes training at partner foreign universities and internships in international companies
- The programme is aimed at those who want to link their future career with economic interaction with China
- Micro- and Macroeconomics
- Economic Theory and Economic History
- Mathematical Analysis and Linear Algebra
- World Economics and International Relations
- History and Culture of China
- Chinese Economy
- Regional Economic Policy Russia and China
- Business in Russia and China
- Foreign Languages (English, Chinese)
- Chinese Financial Markets, Taxation, Banking and Insurance
- The programme is designed to train specialists who are ready to carry out professional activities in the economic and business areas of cooperation with China and other foreign countries.
- The programme provides fundamental training in economics, mathematics, computer science, and foreign languages. It is combined with an in-depth study of economics and business, and theoretical and applied courses on the economic systems of Russia and China.
- Students can study Chinese from the starter level and improve their language skills in leading Chinese universities.
- Students develop: understanding and respect for the culture and traditions of China; and the desire to develop mutually beneficial cooperation based on a deep understanding of the economic and entrepreneurial features of China.
Students have an opportunity to take part in academic mobility programmes. There are over 300 leading universities in Europe, America and Asia among partner universities. Depending on the programme, students may qualify for a scholarship and either paid or free accommodation in a hall of residence. The list of academic mobility programmes is updated annually. All up-to-date information can be found on the St Petersburg University International Affairs website in the Students Exchange Programme section.
Examples of academic partners
- Renmin University of China (Beijing)
- Putian University (Shanghai)
- Peking University (China)
- Beijing Normal University (China)
- The University of Groningen (the Netherlands)
- The University of Economics in Bratislava (Slovakia)
- The Hanken School of Economics (Finland)
The graduates can pursue a career at a broad range of enterprises and organisations engaged in the development of cooperation between Russia and China.
- Commodity markets analyst
- External economic relations manager
- Sales and purchase manager
- Educator (secondary general and professional education)
Transport logistics specialist