10 July 2015

MGIMO Marks Completion of Summer School’s First Module

July 10th saw the conclusion of the first module of MGIMO’s International English-language academic program "Summer School - 2015", devoted to the study of Russia's foreign policy and diplomacy.

Participants of the first module were presented with academic credits in accordance with international standards and certificates awarded by the Head of the International Office, Egor Andreev. MGIMO’s Vice-Rector for International Cooperation and Public Affairs Andrey Silantiev congratulated the students upon the completion of their course. The ceremony took place in a festive and friendly atmosphere, with graduates actively sharing their impressions of their stay at MGIMO.


08 July 2015

MGIMO Makes it into Top Five Russian With QS BRICS Ranking

July 8th, QS unveiled its latest ranking of higher education institutions of BRICS countries - «QS University Rankings: BRICS».

This rating which assesses universities in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa was first initiated by the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia in the framework of the Fifth Forum of the BRICS countries in March 2013. Since then three ratings have been compiled and published. MGIMO regularly appears in the top five Russian universities and in the top 40 universities of the entire BRICS rating.


09 June 2015

MGIMO Expands Cooperation with LUISS University of Rome and Enel Russia

June 8th, a trilateral memorandum on academic cooperation between MGIMO, LUISS University of Rome and the Italian energy corporation Enel was signed in the reception hall of the Italian embassy.

The ceremony brought together MGIMO Rector Anatoly Torkunov, the Rector of LUISS University Massimo Egidi and the General Director of Enel Russia Carlo Palasciano Villamagna.


03 June 2015

Erlan Abdyldaev Becomes MGIMO Honorary Doctor

June 3rd, MGIMO Rector Anatoly Torkunov gave the title of Honorary Doctor of MGIMO to the Foreign Affairs Minister of Kyrgyzstan E.Abdyldaev in a solemn ceremony.

In his welcome remarks, Anatoly Torkunov noted that is it a “double pleasure for MGIMO to award the title of Honorary Doctor to such an outstanding figure who is also a graduate of our University”. MGIMO’s Academic Council unanimously determined to assign Erlan Abdyldaev this title for his contribution to the strengthening of international peace and security and the development of good-neighborly relations between the Russian Federation and the Kyrgyz Republic."


02 June 2015

MGIMO Receives Delegation from the University of Tehran

June 2nd, MGIMO welcomed a delegation from the Allameh Tabataba’i University of Tehran led by its Rector Hossein Salimi. During a meeting with MGIMO Rector Anatoly Torkunov, the parties discussed topical issues of academic cooperation.

Hossein Salimi started by describing Tehran Allameh Tabataba’i University as the largest university in Iran in the field of humanities and social sciences, and spoke about its history and current international standing. H.Salami then observed that academic research and student exchanges are the main avenues of collaboration between universities.


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