Governing Bodies

MGIMO is led by Professor Anatoly Torkunov, who became

Rector in 1992, after serving as Dean and Vice-Rector for External Relations, Dean of the School of International Relations, First Vice-Rector and Head of the Department of Oriental Studies. In 1971–72 and 1983–86, Anatoly Torkunov served at Soviet Embassies in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and the United States of America. He has the rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

MGIMO Supervisory Board

MGIMO Board of Trustees



Victor Kirillov
vice-rector for academic affairs

Artem Malgin
vice-rector for general affairs and corporate relations

Andrei Baykov
vice-rector for masters and international programmes

Evgeny Kozhokin
vice-rector for scientific affairs

Natalia Kuzmina
vice-rector for economic matters

Vladimir Morozov
vice-rector for human resources

Sergey Shitkov
vice-rector for legal and administrative issues

Igor Loginov
vice-rector for social development

Kolomytstev Dmitry
vice-rector for construction