International Business in the Oil and Gas Sector and Development of Arctic Resources

Russian-Norwegian Dual Master’s Degree Program with Nord University, Norway

The Russian-Norwegian Master’s Program specializing in «International Business in the Oil and Gas Sector and Development of Arctic Resources» was launched in 2005. The Program represents real contribution to the energy dialog between Russia and Norway and is oriented primarily at joint training of specialists for the development, by Norwegian and Russian companies, of energy resources.

The Program combines the scientific and expertise potential of the leading education and science centers in Russia and Norway, as well as other European countries and the USA. The International Institute of Energy Policy and Diplomacy of MGIMO of Russia possesses significant experience in the field of training high-level personnel for international energy co-operation, leading major international oil and gas projects, playing a major role in energy diplomacy and geopolitics. Nord University Business School is a recognized center for oil and gas business education. The curriculum balances fundamental academic concepts and effective practical training.

The joint Russian-Norwegian Master’s Program meets the highest of educational standards of both countries and of the Bologna System. The duration of studies is two years. During the first and fourth semesters the master’s candidates study at their home universities, the second semester is hosted by Nord University, Norway, and the third semester — by MIEP MGIMO.

The Program is taught in English (the first semester is taught in Russian).


Required documents
— bachelor or specialist degree (apostilled Diploma);
— evidence of English Language proficiency test
(you can find all certificates accepted by MGIMO University here);
— 2 letters of recommendation;
— letter of motivation;
— copy of official transcript of records from college and graduate school attended;
— copy of passport;
— CV

TUITION FEE: 7000 Euro per year


Program Coordinator:
+7 495 229-54-18