BA in State and Municipal Administration /Regional Administration


Program Description

BA in State and Municipal Administration /Regional Administration

This unique program (initially 5 years of study) was started in 2002 and was among first programs of this kind in Russia. It was initiated by the Mayor of Moscow Yury Luzhkov and is still run under his supervision. The goal of the program is to prepare qualified personnel for Moscow City and District Authorities as well as for other large cities. Since 2010 Y. Luzhkov is appointed the Dean of the School.

The curriculum includes core economic and management disciplines and specific courses related to administration of a large city (1st major) or to regional development (2nd major) – transportation, housing, utilities, city and regional planning, ecology, international comparative studies, etc. The programs of the School develop skills that are highly demanded both at various levels of city administration and in the public sector in general. The School also offers post-graduate and MBA programs (2 years) with specialization in Metropolitan Administration.

The uniqueness of the program is based on its initial goals and their implementation. It is focused on practice while training young managers for particular public customer sectors. Many professors are either former or acting qualified managers, consultants or experts from Moscow City Government.

Your benefits

● studying in a very pleasant environment of the renewed first non-governmental liberal university in Russia;

● outstanding skills;

● internship in Moscow City Government or Moscow District Administrations;

● loyal and well-known customers.

Program Courses

● Economic Theory

● History

● State and Municipal Finance and Banking

● Statistics

● Demography

● Economic Sociology

● Law (general and special – land, ownership, real estate, contract, etc.)

● Contemporary Politics

● General Management Studies

● Marketing

● Accounting

● Financial Management

● Investments (including regional)

● State Regulation of Economy

● Urban Economy

● IT and Communications

● Urban Planning and Forecasting

● State, City and Municipal Administration

● Public Relations

● Regional Economy and Administration

● Moscow City Studies

● Asset and State Property Management

● Regional Sustainable Development

● Real Estate Valuation

● Regional/City Markets

● Regional/City Small Business Development

● Regional/City Industrial Development

● City Construction Policy

● City Social Policy

● City Procurement Policy

● Regional/City R&D Policy

Language of instruction: Russian

Last updated Feb 2018

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International University in Moscow IUM is the first private university in Russia, which occupies a leading position among Russian private schools. It was founded in 1991 by its current President Gavri ... Read More

International University in Moscow IUM is the first private university in Russia, which occupies a leading position among Russian private schools. It was founded in 1991 by its current President Gavriil Popov, a notable economist, politician, and the first Mayor of Moscow. The idea of this university was initially supported by the President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev and the President of the USA George Bush, Sr. IUM is a new type of educational institution which, while financially and legally independent, is state accredited. Accreditation certificate № 0078 of December 14, 2009. Since late 90-s BBA and MBA programs at IUM are regularly accredited by the European Council for Business Education (current accreditation valid till June 2014). Mission Our mission is to train highly qualified specialists, who are able to work in today’s national and international business environment. IUM has liberal orientation. Among its basic principles is a democracy, human and multicultural values, focus on the modern world, comprehensive training, care and attention to students. IUM also supports superior quality of teaching. Among its lecturers there are renowned academics, qualified professors, and specialists, recognized visiting international professors. The most effective and advanced methods of teaching are applied. The university has solid partnership relations with several educational institutions abroad. Currently, about 1/8 of all students are international. Regular conferences, seminars, and roundtables at IUM bring up new ideas and develop creative thinking and thus improve both teaching and research activity. We offer undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs in the fields of business administration, economy, metropolitan administration, art business, foreign languages, law, and journalism. Campuses IUM has two campuses: the headquarters in the center of Moscow and Kuntsevo Campus close to Skolkovo Innovation Center (2 km west of Moscow Loop Highway). Read less