Mission and objectives

Mission and objectives

The mission of International Business School (IBS-Plekhanov) of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics is

  • to contribute to the development of international educational space for the training of highly professional and socially responsible specialists, able to ensure innovative economic growth and the prosperity of the society in globalised economy


  • to contribute to innovative economic growth through training of specialists in a continuously perfected educational process, development and introduction of new educational programmes

  • to contribute to economic prosperity and well-being of the society through the integration of education, science and business

  • to ensure the compliance of the study process with Russian and international educational standards

  • to contribute to satisfying national and international economies’ demand for highly qualified specialists

  • to develop social responsibility in future managerial staff on the basis of 100-years long traditions and experience of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics

The accomplishment of the mission and objectives of International Business School (IBS-Plekhanov) of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics can be illustrated by

  • a range of teaching materials prepared and published in Russian and in English (textbooks, handbooks, interdisciplinary business game, work experience, use of interactive teaching methods), development and introduction of new syllabi to comply with up-to-date requirements

  • teaching several foreign languages, the requirement to receive international examination certificate being obligatory (TOEFL, DELF, Certificaat Nederlands als Vreemde Tal, Instituto Cervantes examinations, Goethe-Institut German examinations)

  • cooperation with Banque Societe Generale Vostok (grants for best IBS students and grants for students participating in scientific conferences), with Banca Intesa (financing internships in Italy), with Opus Holding (financing internships)

  • use of European Credit Transfer System and rating system of control of students’ progress

  • quality control of teaching of disciplines through 360 Degree Feedback Approach

  • employment of IBS-Plekhanov graduates in major Russian and international companies

  • active contribution of IBS-Plekhanov students to the events based on the traditions of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics (scientific conferences, student intellectual competitions, use of principles of self-administration while approving student ratings for internships in partner institutions abroad etc)