2 March 2017

Curriculum

For the description of the MGIMO — Marbella International University Center tracks please refer to spain.mgimo.ru

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
240 credits (over 4 years, 30 credits per semester)

CORE SUBJECTS: 200+ credits over 4 years
International Relations and Political Science: 39 credits
Governance and Management: 21 credits
Social Sciences and Humanities: 14 credits
Law: 16 credits
Economics: 19 credits
Foreign Language: 92 credits (*)

ELECTIVE COURSES: 12 credits

RESEARCH: 16 credits (including undergraduate thesis preparation)

INTERNSHIP: 5 credits
(*) Language Training includes two foreign languages:

  1. For non-Russian-speaking students: a) Russian, b) French, German or Spanish (availability depends on the year of application); Major in Russian
  2. For students with a good command of the Russian language: a) Advanced English as a Foreign Language and language of instruction; b) French or Spanish (availability depends on the year of application). Major in a language other than English or Russian.

ASSESSMENT
Final University Examination (Finals) taken by students at the end of the 4th year: 6 credits
Interdisciplinary Examination: 2 credits
Foreign Language: 2 credits
Undergraduate Thesis: 2 credits

CURRICULUM STRUCTURE

1st Year

1st Foreign Language (Russian / Arabic / French / Spanish / German)
Advanced Course of English
Russian History
World History
Philosophy
Sociology
Economic Theory (Microeconomics / Macroeconomics)
Mathematics for International Relations Specialists
Statistics
Introduction to Political Science
Introduction to International Affairs and Governance
Theory of International Relations
Comparative Constitutional Law
State Law of the Russian Federation
Introduction to Marketing
Introduction to Management
IT and Internet Communications in Politics
Russian language: speech etiquette
Personal Safety and Social Responsibility
Practical Aspects of Negotiation and Consulting
Physical Training

2nd Year

1st Foreign Language (Russian / Arabic / French / Spanish / German)
2nd Foreign language (Russian / French / Spanish / German)
Advanced Course of English
Introduction to Political Science
Applied Statistics and Introduction to Econometrics
History of International Relations
History, Theory, and Practice of Diplomacy
World Economy
Global Economic and Social Development
Russian Economy
Introduction to Accounting
Administrative Law
Comparative Civil Law
Corporate Governance
Game-Theoretical Analysis of International Relations
Contemporary Russian Politics
Ethnicity in Russia
Academic Writing
Physical Training
Personal Safety and Social Responsibility

3rd Year

1st Foreign Language (Russian / Arabic / French / Spanish / German)
2nd Foreign language (Russian / French / Spanish / German)
Comparative Politics
Political Theory
Contemporary International Relations (1991-2017)
Area Studies: Europe and Asia
Introduction to International Security
Contemporary Global Issues
Russian Foreign Policy
Politics and Security in Post-Soviet Eurasia
Russia-EU relations
International Economic Relations
International Finance
Company Law
Strategic Thinking and Forecasting
Applied Sociological Analysis
Resource Factor in World Politics and Economy
Introduction to Management
Human Resource Management
State and Business Protocol and Etiquette
PR Strategies
Russian language: speech etiquette

4th Year

1st Foreign Language (Russian / Arabic / French / Spanish / German)
2nd Foreign language (Russian / French / Spanish / German)
Economics of Politics and International Relations
Financial Law
International Law
Cases in International Law
International Organizations
Non-Profit and Non-Governmental Organizations
The Politics of International Monetary Integration
Armed Conflicts in the 21st Century
Terrorism and Asymmetric Warfare
Critical Geopolitics
Russia in Global Politics
Negotiation
Corporate Governance
Public-Private Partnerships
Internship
Undergraduate Thesis