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Professional Courses at the Russian Presidential Academy

Learn about the English programs on offer at Russia’s premier University - The Russian Presidential Academy. The Academy is the largest university in Europe with over 200,000 students, 22 faculties and world class facilities. Here’s the jumpstart you need for the rest of your life.
|   19-06-2015
The Russian Presidential Academy is the largest university, not only in Russia but all of Europe. More than1 million square meters in area, RANEPA’s main campus and regional branches boast of all the facilities that make for a fulfilling educational experience. The campus area boasts of modern auditoriums, libraries, sports facilities, stadiums, cafes, dormitories, business centers, and guesthouses.

The Presidential Academy is Russia’s premier University, with twenty-two faculties, focused on delivering quality professional education. It offers a wide range of programs, in subjects such as management, economics, business and law. The courses are taught by some of the world’s most recognized and experienced professors.

The Academy trains not only students from Russia and other countries, but is also a sought after destination for executives who want a business education, as well as civil servants. Full time students at the Academy number around 35,000, whereas the total number of students is more than 207,000.

The Academy has on-campus dormitories for both undergraduate and graduate students. Its sporting facilities include a 24-meter pool, gym, indoor basketball and volleyball courts, an artificial rock-climbing wall, sauna, and several mini-soccer fields and tennis courts. Each building also has several dining locations

An education at The Russian Presidential Academy gives students international exposure and cutting edge competence. With a degree from the Academy, you are ready to take on the world.

English Programs on Offer for Indian Students


BA in Creative Management (BA MCA)

The BA in Creative Management (BA MCA) is a four year program, delivered in collaboration with the University of Manchester (United Kingdom). Teaching is based on a multidisciplinary approach which allows students to examine the complex inter-relationship of management, economics and creative industries. Students receive three degrees on completion: a Bachelor of Arts of RANEPA, a BA in Management in the Creative Arts of the University of Manchester,and a Bachelor of Arts of the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences (MSSES).


Master of Global Public Policy (MGPP)

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The Master of Global Public Policy (MGPP) is a two year program that prepares future public policy leaders, managers, and analysts to understand the challenges of global development and to address them at local, national, and international levels. The MGPP is being created with the advice and active support of a number of leading public policyexperts from the US, Canada, China, Brazil, India, France, Singapore and other countries. The World Bank and McKinsey Russia are strategic partners. RANEPA is also developingcollaborative partnerships with other global public policy institutions for this program.

Master of Science in Global Finance (MSGF)

The Master of Science in Global Finance (MSGF) is a two year program that prepares professionals in finance and risk management by enhancing decision-making skills, while giving a hands-on learning experience that positions students to advance into a leadership position as a consultant, financial analyst or risk manager in the international job market. The Program offers a unique blend of Master’s degree courses, trainings and preparation for the CFA® and FRM® qualifying exams. It is designed in cooperation with Ernst & Young Academy of Business.

Master of Arts in Change Management (MACM)

The Master of Arts in Change Management (MACM) is a two year program that offers a strong emphasis on the contemporary context and history of the Russian Federation, and is taught entirely in English by a reputed faculty. The program aims to produce globally competitive, flexible and strategic experts with a deep understanding of the Russian socio-economic and cultural context. It offers both core management disciplines and specialized courses to enable an understanding of, and the ability to, master change as a process. In this complex and shifting environment, this approach gives our students a competitive advantage over the traditional management programs.

Master of Science in International Business (MIB)

The Master of Science in International Business (MIB) is a combination of studying business disciplines in a global context and understanding the cultural and social processes in different countries. Graduates are prepared for managerial work, in which it is vital to understand the economic and cultural diversity of different players in the global market. In addition to a basic knowledge of finance, marketing, strategic management and communication theory, graduates will possess the ability to conduct market analysis, make decisions, and complete projects. The program allows students to study one semester in our French partner-university as a part of the “Double Degree” Program, by which students can also receive a master’s degree from the Burgundy School of Business.

Master of Science in Project Management (MSPM)

The Master of Science in Project Management (MSPM) prepares highly-qualified specialists in one of management's most in-demand areas, as well as develops strategic-thinking skills, and the ability to implement decisions in varied contexts. The program teaches students effective management skills for both Russian and international projects, through theoretical and applied instructional methods. Students learn to initiate, manage and drive change through the usage of financial and business competence.

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