The Academy of National Economy
under the Government of the Russian Federation
GSIB  Graduate School of International Business


The Graduate School of International Business (GSIB) is a structural division of the Russian President Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA of the President of Russia), a leading educational and research center in Russia, the area of economic and public policy.

Since 1992 GSIB has become the first business school in Russia to develop and conduct Russian MBA programs. It started as a full-time MBA program.
GSIB is effecting now Master of Business Administration Program with five modes of delivery:

  1. Full-time MBA
  2. Part-time MBA
  3. Modular MBA
  4. Mgt/econ MBA for applicants with a prior higher professional education in economics and/or management - first degree similar to BA, BSi or pre-experience MA, Msi, etc.
  5. Executive MBA

The main educational activity of GSIB is effected through Russian MBA programs, which have been given State accreditation

Graduate School of International Business has accreditation of AMBA (The British Association of MBAs)

GSIB mission is:

  1. To provide a transformational experience for managers and professionals.
  2. To equip GSIB graduates with the knowledge and skills that will propel them to positions of seniority within their organizations; to ensure that they will be able to make a significant contribution to their enterprises' strategy.
  3. To provide a global outlook within a national context in order to facilitate international business in Russia, with Russia and from Russia.
  4. To help create an educated professional middle class in Russia.

From 1990 till 2012 there have been more than 26 000 graduate executives and specialists, among them more than 4000 MBA students.

24 years of leadership

February 2004
For the first time GSIB became number 1 in the Moscow Business School Ranking compiled by RosBusinessConsulting.


The spring admission has finished, and a new group of students began training on a modular program MBA: Management - International Business." This year, the majority of participants (64%) are representatives of the industrial sector, the remaining students belong to such fields as trade, banking, services and public service. Traditionally, the group has a high official of the composition - among its members general directors, deputy directors and heads of departments of companies and organizations. It is pleasant to note that 21% of students chose GSIB RANEPA after the recommendation, which once again proves the high authority and confirms the high reputation of the business school.
On 2nd of April workshop of Professor Popov took place in GSIB RANEPA. During the seminar they discuss the specific problems of post-communist countries in the last 20 - 30 years, when they went through a transition to a market economy. The meeting went beyond the rules, because the audience has a lot of questions, which have been substantively answered.
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