MGIMO - ICN Business School (Nancy, France) Master in International Business

The program was designed to train experts in business environment in France, EU and Russia by providing joint study courses and one full semester in the country of the Partner Institutions. The program is 2 years full time study. French partner is represented by ICN Business School (Nancy, France). The curriculum of the program for Russian students includes the following courses: Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Managerial Accounting, Financial Aspects of International Trade, Information Technologies, International Finance, Private Law, European Law, Economy of France and of other EU members, Research Methodology, Foreign Language (French).

The core courses are covered in the 1st semester in MGIMO, the second semester is provided by ICN Business School with a focus on doing business in France, negotiations techniques, financial management and operations. In France students are also offered the opportunity to choose tracks of specialization. The third and forth semesters are provided by MGIMO with a final (state) exam and theses defendance. The internship is a part of the study program. Students have an opportunity to undergo the field work in France during the Summer. The Project work is compulsory and is carried out during the 4th semester.



The ICN Business School, formerly the “Institut Commercial de Nancy”, was created in 1905 by the University of Nancy and the Meurthe-and-Moselle Chamber of Commerce and Industry. In 2002, it officially became Groupe ICN École of Management (ICN Business School) and is now also a member of the ECRICOME Group. Recognized as one of the leading French Graduate Business Schools, the ICN is also a member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and the Association of Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). In both 2001 and 2003, the French Government issued Ministerial Decrees recognizing the ICN as a Private School for Higher Education affiliated with the University of Nancy 2.

Degrees awarded

ICN Business School: Master of Science in International Management

MGIMO: Master in Management


6 000 Euro per year



Phone: +7(495)434-20-05
Fax: +7(495)433-21-65
Director of the program: Prof. Vladimir Shitov, email:
Program coordinator: Oxana Bakakina, email:,

ICN Business School, 13, Rue Michel Ney, CO 75, 54037 Nancy, France

Phone: +33 3 54 50 25 65
Fax: + 33 3 54 50 25 01
Director of the program: Jean-Claude GRASS, email:
International Office: Frédérique Boutin, email:
Program Coordinator: Sandrine Didier, email: