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Admission 2021

Faculty of Economics, MSU offers Master Program 'International Business Management' provided entirely in English. 

Application

Applicants should have a Bachelor Degree in any subject area (the total number of ECTS obtained should not be less than 125).

As a rule, the application period starts on June 20 and ends on July 20, the exact dates for the year 2021 will be announced in spring.

To apply for the program applicants should submit the following documents:
  1. Copy of officially legalized diploma with transcript indicating the subjects studied and marks/grades received. The additional information on documents legalization procedure and the list of countries, with which the Russian Federation have signed international agreements that abolish the legalization procedure, can be found here.
  2. Translated (into Russian) and notarized copy of the diploma with transcript indicating the subjects studied and marks/grades received.
  3. Photos: a digital photo if applying online, 8 photos (size 3x4, black and white or color, matte) if applying by visiting the Faculty of Economics in person.
  4. Copy of the passport that will be used to apply for Russian visa. In case there is no spelling of the last name, first name (and patronymic name, if any) in Russian in the passport and the applicant does not need to receive Russian visa to enter the country to apply for the Program, the passport should be translated into Russian and the translation should be notarized.
  5. Medical certificate with the results of tests for HIV, RW, hepatitus and the results of X-ray examination.

+ Copies of Russian visa (for the period of stay to apply for the program, if any), Russian migration registration and migration card issued upon entry to Russia (in case a foreign applicant is in Russia while applying).

Admissions Committee may also ask applicants to sign the following documents:

  1. Application form
  2. Letter of consent to provide a medical certificate of health (including HIV test results) in case of passing the entrance examinations successfully
  3. Letter of consent to diploma examination

Entry examination

Applicants are required to pass two entry exams:
  1. Exam in International Business Management, which covers the following areas: Managerial Economics, Principles of Management and international Business. The program of the exam could be found here.
  2. English Language Exam. The support materials for the exam could be found here: part 1 and part 2.

Applicants may be eligible for an exemption from the English Language exam in case they provide one of the following valid certificates while applying for the program:

IELTS Academic, IELTS Indicator, TOEFL, CAE, BEC Higher, BEC Vantage, B2 First (FCE), C2 Proficiency (more info here)

If you have a valid GMAT certificate with a result of 475 or higher, you may be eligible to automatically get a mark 'passed' for the English language exam and a relevant score in accordance with the conversion table.