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Institute of Business Studies, Moscow, The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy & Public Administration

Since its inception Institute of Business Studies (IBS-Moscow) within RANEPA has been a leader in the Russian business education market. IBS-Moscow is a collegiate business school operating an RANEPA’s premises in Moscow. IBS-Moscow was founded in 1988 within the Moscow State University of International Relations nationally known for strong international expertise. In 1994, IBS-Moscow transferred to RANEPA and became its homogeneous structural unit.

A combination of the international expertise of the Moscow State University of International Relations and RANEPA’s rich experience in preparing capable managers and executives has contributed to the broad recognition of IBS-Moscow in Russia and CIS countries. As a collegiate business school and RANEPA’s structural unit, we have access to the human and material resources required to ensure the high quality of our learning programmes.

IBS-Moscow has provided educational services to a total of over 35,000 students and managers from Russia and CIS countries. Nearly 8,000 of our graduates are active members of IBS-Moscow Alumni Association.

IBS  offers both undergraduate and graduate  education (Master, MBA, EMBA, DBA) in Russian and English languages. IBS has over 50 international partners.

IBS is the only Russian business school that has AACSB accreditation.

All our degree programs are Russian government-accredited. Our part-time MBA and EMBA programs are accredited by the Association of Masters in Business Administration (AMBA International).


  • Management
  • Public Administration
  • Strategic Management

Other Disciplines:

  • International Relations
  • Regional Studies


  • Private

  • Public


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* Tuition and fees are displayed in US dollars for ease of comparison, and are accurate as of July 1, 2016. A currency converter is available here, if you wish to see the rates in a different currency.

This profile was updated on January 20, 2021.