Rating of business schools in Russia

The degree of MBA, as a rule, is highly appreciated by employers, considering applicants for high-level positions. In Russia, about 150 business schools offer to receive training and get the desired Master's degree in business administration.

However, a really high-quality education according to Western standards, taking into account the Russian characteristics, offers units of educational institutions. The best of them entered our today rating of business schools in Russia .


  • 5. MIRBIS
  • 4. Academy of National Economy
  • 2. Graduate School of Management of SPbSU
  • 1. International School of Business of the Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation


In 1988, based on an agreementBetween the governments of Italy and the USSR, the MIRBIS Institute was established. All programs of the Institute have international accreditation. Listeners of MIRBIS have the opportunity to receive a diploma from the British Institute of Commercial Management( ICM).Diploma and ICM certificates are recognized in more than 80 countries. For applicants of the MBA degree in "MIRBIS" there are 15 programs, among them "Financial Management", "Marketing", "Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship", "Banking and Investment Management". The cost of the MBA program in the institute starts from 480 thousand rubles.

4. Academy of National Economy

A set of MBA programs in the university is traditional, but with in-depth study of financial disciplines. Several joint programs are also proposed. For example, with the French school of management Grenoble Ecole de Management and the German University. Otto von Guericke. The duration of the MBA program at the Academy is 1.5 years. The cost of training will be at least 595 thousand rubles, it is possible to pay on credit under a joint program with Bank Societe Generale Vostok( BSGV).


In January of this year, the Moscow School of Management Skolkovo opened a reception for students on the Executive MBA( EMBA) program, designed for 18 months. The peculiarity of this business school is training on the basis of real projects, which implement teams of students for 5-7 people. Practice also internships in the US, China and India. The cost of training is quite high and starts from 50 thousand Euros.

2. Graduate School of Management of SPbU

The Graduate School of Management offers an MBA program based on the principle of a "university business school".This is how they teach in most of the world-famous business schools. Of particular interest is the Dual Degree Executive MBA program, which is conducted in English. Graduates of the program receive two diplomas: the Russian state diploma MBA, and also the EMBA diploma of the French business school NES Paris. The cost of training is 38 thousand Euros.

1. International Business School of the Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation

The business school, established in December 2006, is one of the most respected in Russia and rightfully leads our rating. Particularly interesting is the MBA program, implemented jointly with the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management. The target audience of the program is top managers in the banking sector. Teaching under the program is conducted both in English and in Russian. All modules have a clear practical focus. The cost of the program will be 18 thousand euros.