International Programs
MGIMO University

International
Perspective
and Academic
Excellence

Facts and Figures 

FULL NAME OF THE UNIVERSITY

Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

SHORT NAME OF THE UNIVERSITY

MGIMO (U) of the MFA of Russia

MGIMO-University

HISTORY

Founded in 1944 on the basis of the School of International Relations of the Moscow State University. The history of MGIMO can be traced back to 1815, when the famous Lazarev School of Oriental Studies was founded in Moscow. In 1954 in has merged with MGIMO.

RECTOR

Anatoly Vasilievich Torkunov,

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary,

Member of Russian Academy of Sciences,

Doctor of Political Sciences, Professor

TYPES OF EDUCATION

Full-time

Correspondence

DURATION OF STUDIES

From 1 to 6 years

BEGINNING OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR

September 1 for most study programs

SCHOOLS AND INSTITUTES

School of International Relations

School of International Law

School of International Economic Relations

School of Political Science

School of International Journalism

School of International Business and Business Administration

School of Applied Economics and Commerce

Institute of European Law

International Institute of Administration

International Institute of Energy Policy and Diplomacy

European Studies Institute

STUDENT BODY

More than 6300 students with an equal number of men and women representing 62 constituent entities of the Russian Federation, as well as 30 foreign countries.

FACULTY

100 professors, 374 associate professors, 500 highly skilled faculty and members, including over two dozen full and correspondent members of the Russian Academy of Sciences and various specialized Russian and international academies, nine Merited scientists of Russia.

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE

Language groups – max. 7 students

Lectures in humanities – up to 60

AVERAGE CLASS LOAD

10-12 courses per semester

FACILITIES

  • Library with more than 1 000 000 volumes in Russian and 50 foreign languages, including more than 20 thousand rare and valued books and documents of 13th – early 20th centuries.
  • 4 hostels in Moscow, including one on campus
  • Sports Centre with a 25-meter 6-lane indoor swimming pool
  • Cultural Centre
  • MGIMO-University Policlinics, providing free-of-charge health care services for students and faculty of MGIMO
  • 10 Canteens and Cafeterias in the main building and in hostels
  • Bookstore, Pharmacy, Cosmetics, Gift and Flower Shops,
  • Internet and Multimedia centers (free wireless Internet access in the main building and Hostel #2)
  • Numerous multimedia and language laboratories

 

TUITION FEES

$6000-8500 a year for most Undergraduate and Graduate programs

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