MBA Programs in Russia

Following are some of the leading MBA program providers in Russia:

Moscow Business School MIRBIS
- The school was founded of the basis of the inter-government agreement between Russia and Italy in 1988.
- The MBA program received international accreditation Association of MBAs (AMBA) which proves the high quality of training and the authority of the school. Alumni of MIRBIS MBA are entitled to become members of this association.
- It also offers Executive MBA program to train top managers, managing directors, executives and/or owners of companies.
- Ranked 5th in the ‘Economic strategies’ journal which assessed 20 strategic business schools of Russia realizing MBA program.

Moscow School of Management - SKOLKOVO
- It is a member of following associations the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia (AmCham).
- Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO is a joint project between members of Russian and international business elites.

AIBEc - The American Institute of Business and Economics
- It is an independent, noncommercial business school in Moscow.
- AIBEc is a member of the Central and East European Management Development Association (CEEMAN).
- It is also an active member of the Russian Association of Business Education (RABE). AIBEc is licensed by the Moscow Committee on Education.

Stockholm School of Economics Russia
- It is a niche-oriented Swedish-anchored international business school located in Moscow and St Petersburg providing higher education for the global executive market in Russia.
- The Executive MBA in Russian is equivalent of the EMBA Programs of the Stockholm School of Economics, taught in English.

Graduate School of Business Administration at Moscow State University (MSU)
- The Graduate School of Business Administration at MSU is one of the oldest business schools in Russia.
- GSBA is ranked 1st in Russia according to the 2007 and 2008 year surveys held by the leading business magazine "Secret Firmy".

Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg State University
- It offers a diverse portfolio of business programs including Bachelor, Executive MBA, Doctoral programs, etc.
- In 2008 and 2009 GSOM was ranked the 1st Business School in Russia in the Official Selection of EDUNIVERSAL

International University of Fundamental Studies (IUFS)
- It offers the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Finance and Accounting, Economics & Management, Banking, Municipal Management, Real Estate Management, Tourism and Hotel Management, Marketing Management, Human Resources Management, Production Management, Hospital Management etc

Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School
- Students can attend programs in Ghent, Leuven, or Saint Petersburg (Russia).
- The MBA program ranked 87th out of all global MBA programs in 2010 according to the Financial Times.
- It is one of a select group of institutions to hold the three main international accreditations: The AACSB, the AMBA, and the EQUIS.

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