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Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration - RANEPA

Address: prospekt Vernadskogo, 84, Moscow, 119571

Description Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration - RANEPA

  • Founded: 1991
  • Location: Moscow, Russia
  • Language of instruction: Russian
  • Number of students: about 4000
  • Rating in Russia: 46.

National academy of public administration is one of the elite higher educational institutions in Russia, is included in the TOP-50 of the best universities in the country. Unofficially, the academy is called the “Forge of Ministers”: many key officials of the Russian Federation, including Minister of Defense S. Shoigu, were retrained here.

The most popular programs are:

  • Leadership and Global Competitiveness
  • Master of Business Communication
  • Finance and risk management.

The diploma is very prestigious not only in Russia but also abroad: the academy prepares top managers who are always interested in the largest companies, Gazprom, Megafon and others - graduates get great opportunities for their future careers. The percentage of successful applicants is small - only 1 out of 10 candidates.

The Academy has partnership agreements with more than 400 universities in the world, students can participate in exchange programs. All courses have an increased burden in foreign languages: from 6 pairs per week - teachers are mostly native speakers.

During training, students often meet with top officials and managers who act as speakers at lectures and show professional master classes.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration - RANEPA

Program name


  • Age: 17+ years
  • Dates: September-June
  • Duration: 4-5 years.

More than a hundred programs are offered. Scholarship payments up to 35,000 rubles per month are possible for talented students.


  • Age: 21+ year
  • Dates: September-June
  • Duration: 1-2 years.

The offered courses are an excellent opportunity for a successful career in top companies in Russia, a chance for a political career.

Bachelor's program in English

  • Age: 18+
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Language of instruction: English.

The program "Management: Leadership and Management in the Global World (Global Governance and Leadership)" can be taken in English for both Russian and foreign students. Education is conducted in English, in addition, you can study Spanish, Italian, German. Students will be able to additionally prepare for the IELTS, BEC, GMAT and GRE exams.

The program is based on the study of the following areas:

  • International law
  • Economy
  • Global politics
  • International economic relations
  • Public administration
  • Finance.
from 420 000 Р. / year

Master's program in English

  • Age: 21+
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Language of instruction: English.

In English, you can study the direction "International Business".

Facts about the program:

  • Classes are held 2 times a week in the evening
  • 1 semester can be taken at the partner university Burgundy School of Business in France and get a double diploma.


  • Age: 18+
  • Duration: 5 years
  • Language of instruction: Russian.

Areas of specialty:

  • Judicial and prosecutorial activities
  • Customs
  • Economic security
  • Legal support of national security
  • Performance psychology.

Postgraduate studies

  • Age: 22+
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Language of instruction: Russian.

RANEPA graduate students gain access to the international scientific community through long-term partnership agreements with foreign educational institutions. You can get a PhD degree in 41 specialties within 11 scientific fields. The teaching staff are academicians and corresponding members of the RAS, RAO, honored scientists, professors and doctors of sciences.

from 700 000 Р. / year


  • Age: 22+
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Language of instruction: Russian / English.

Most of the programs have received accreditation from prestigious educational associations. As part of the MBA program, you can get two diplomas - from the Presidential Academy and a prestigious foreign university. Among the partners of the university are such leading educational institutions of the world as Harvard, Stanford and Duke University. Students can choose a program in English or another foreign language and undertake an internship in Singapore, Japan, India, China, Monaco and other countries.

Accommodation, housing and food

Students can live in modern hostels, there are 4 in total (there is a hostel of increased comfort, the service in it is comparable to the service of a 4-star hotel). All rooms in dormitories have the necessary furniture and equipment, access to Wi-Fi. The cost of renting a place in a hostel is from 1340 rubles per month. You can rent a separate apartment: from $ 396 per month far from the center of Moscow, from $ 656 per month in the city center.

Students can eat in cafes of various levels located on the territory of the university - only 10 points.

Events Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration - RANEPA

The university helps students to reveal themselves from all sides: a lot of events are held to develop creative potential, study oratory, KVN games, New Year's balls and other events are organized.


  • Programs focused on practice and labor market demands
  • English language programs
  • A varied learning process - lectures, seminars, master classes, workshops, internships, trips to partner educational institutions abroad
  • Budget places
  • Development of soft skills - analytical thinking, leadership, quick decision making
  • Individual approach from teachers
  • Prestigious diploma from a top educational institution with presidential status, the only one in Russia
  • Job placement assistance
  • The impeccable reputation of the academy in Russia and abroad
  • Close cooperation of the university with international universities
  • Internships in Russian and international companies
  • Opportunity to pass specialized international exams - CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) or FRM (Financial Risk Management, GARP)
  • Opportunity to get double degrees - from a university and a partner university
  • Various opportunities during training: sports, KVN, student events.

Equipment Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration - RANEPA

Students learn in classrooms equipped with the latest technology. In addition to educational buildings and research centers, the Academy has a huge library with 7 million books, a sports complex with a modern gym, pool and sauna.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Education at the academy is carried out according to the system of semesters: autumn and spring, after each an examination session takes place. Additional costs associated with meals, travel by public transport, mobile communications and leisure activities, ranging from $ 200 per month.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

The main requirement is high USE scores, perseverance and leadership inclinations. This is an academy that requires all the free time of a student in the first courses.

Scholarships Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration - RANEPA

The list of programs for financial support of students from state and commercial funds:

  • Scholarships of the President of the Russian Federation and Scholarships of the Government of the Russian Federation
  • Scholarships of the President of the Russian Federation for study abroad
  • Scholarship of the Government of the Russian Federation for students in priority areas of modernization and technological development of the Russian economy
  • State scholarship
  • Non-government scholarships
  • Enhanced State Academic Scholarship
  • Scholarship for successful 1st and 2nd year students who are eligible for state social scholarships (additional payment up to the subsistence level)
  • Moscow Government Fellowship Program
  • Vladimir Potanin Scholarship Program
  • Grants from the President of the Russian Federation.

The academy scholarship fund allocates 20-30 scholarships per year to support students + 5 scholarship places with a tuition discount (30%, 35%, 40%, 45%, 50%).

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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