Level of education: Master programme

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 2 years

Language of instruction: English


Benefits of the programme

  • International learning environment
  • Variety of unique academic courses
  • Simulation games and other interactive teaching methods
  • Regular open lectures of state officials, independent experts and representatives of leading international economic organizations
  • Opportunities to visit international economic organizations based in Geneva
  • Company visits (in Russia and abroad)

Main academic courses 

  • Research Methods
  • Theory and Practice of International Economic Relations
  • Commercial Diplomacy.
  • Legal Aspects of International Trade Regulation
  • Theories of International Relations and Foreign Policy Analysis
  • Research seminars: International Trading System, Countries in the WTO System, The European Union in the International Trading System

Key skills

Obtained theoretical and practical knowledge and skills enable students to perform analytical and expert work, to deal with issues related to the development of trade policy, tax planning and external relations for a company, region or state. The programme is targeted at public and private sector trade professionals – people engaged in economics, finance, law, those who practice actively in international trade, investments and finance, and for those who have a specific interest in trade policy development.

Career opportunities

  • International economic organisations
  • National/sub-national regulators in charge of trade policy
  • Strategic departments of big companies, financial institutions
  • Consulting companies
  • Think tanks and universities

Interested in this programme — set up your personal account to proceed with your application.