Institute of Business Studies Moscow, RANEPA, Russia

Earn an M.A. in International Business with one semester’s study in Moscow

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Studying at the Institute of Business Studies (IBS)

There are many great benefits to spending one (or more) semesters here at the Institute for Business Studies Moscow (IBS), part of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA). The IBS is recognized as the biggest Russian graduate business school of the premium market segment, both by enrolment and market recognition. Through high-quality learning programs, it has developed a great reputation as a top leader in academic training and development for its roster of roughly 1,700 undergraduate and graduate students every year.

As a university partner in the IBSA Dual Degree Master’s Program, the IBS offers a competitive study plan for IBSA students to earn the M.A. in International Business, through its International Master in Management degree program. Through the focused study of the offered specialization in “Management in Emerging Economies” in the second semester, students in the IBSA Program will leave IBS (and Moscow) with the unique skills and knowledge required for a valuable career in business management and consulting. Also noteworthy is the option for IBSA students to continue their educational training in Moscow and acquire a secondary Russian state MSc degree by completing an additional year of IBS’s graduate program in International Management (conducted in Russian).

Submit your application to be a part of a great degree program training the next set of global management professionals here in Moscow, Russia!

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IBS Studies Are Made Possible by RANEPA!

RANEPA represents the best in top-notch business education and training in Russia, with a top-tier ranking for national universities. It is known as a leading university in Russia (and Europe) for studies in socioeconomics, the humanities, public policy and business administration. RANEPA focuses on three core competences in the design and structure of its educational system: the training of public officials, business education, and policy research.

Its main campus in Moscow, plus 67 branch campuses across 53 regions in Russia, provides services to a total of over 170,000 students. RANEPA offers a variety of education and training programs to serve the learning needs of civil servants, entrepreneurs, managers, financiers, and lawyers. These include 48 undergraduate programs, 14 master’s degree programs, postgraduate research degrees and doctorate programs in 65 research specialties. RANEPA has a strong faculty of which many are prominent Russian academics. As such, IBS is a key competent of RANEPA’s impressive academic network.

Living and learning in Moscow offers a unique experience to our IBSA students. Enjoying a vibrant city life while expanding your cultural portfolio in a beautiful Russian environ will only broaden your global opportunities in the future. Won’t you join us in Russia at IBS this year?

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Daniel Handel, Germany

As a Master student and one of the first internationals at the Institute, I enjoyed studying in a warm and professional atmosphere, established important friendships and experienced an emerging market firsthand.

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Senior Manager, BOfU Consulting GmbH Stuttgart, Deutschland
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Management in Emerging Economies, RANEPA, Institute of Business Studies Moscow, Russia

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Management in Emerging Economies

Gain advantageous skills and knowledge in this distinct specialization to expand your global management career.

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Contact us at the Institute of Business Studies

Evgenia Pashkevich is your main contact at IBS to help you complete your IBSA program studies in Moscow.


Master in International Management

Consider an additional year at IBS to gain both your IBSA dual degrees as well as a Russian state degree.

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Study in Russia

Russia is one of the most interesting study destinations for international business students. As one of the BRIC countries Russia has a thriving and very important economy.

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4 Benefits of studying in Moscow

Moscow is the center of Russian business. If you want to learn how to make business with the BRIC countries, Moscow is the place to start.

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Benefit from a Double Degree in Emerging Economies

Face unique challenges while establishing companies in these exciting markets. Dive into this extremly personally rewarding career with IBSA.