International Institute of Energy Policy and Diplomacy

International Institute of Energy Policy and Diplomacy of MGIMO University (MIEP MGIMO) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation is the only educational establishment in Russia and in the whole world that trains unique and much sought-after experts in the fields of energy diplomacy, geopolitics, innovative and digital economy development and international cooperation.

Specifics of MIEP MGIMO training programs:

  • Combination of academic training in the spheres of international relations, world economy, international law, management, finance and public relations; and practice-oriented training in the fields of energy diplomacy, geopolitics, international cooperation and innovative and digital economy development;
  • Efficient professional training in partnership with such major companies as Rosneft, Transneft, Norilsky Nikel, Gazprombank, et al.;
  • Master classes delivered by company managers, prominent Russian and international experts, as well as apprenticeships with key national and international organizations and major world corporations;
  • Specialized in-depth language training in the fields of energy diplomacy and geopolitics that will enable professional work in international/foreign language environment (students can choose from 53 foreign languages);
  • International double diploma Master Programs and MBA Programs offered in collaboration with leading universities and business schools of Great Britain, Germany, Italy and Norway;
  • Participation of students in international conferences and other fora organized jointly with the UN, OPEC, IAEA, et al.;
  • Active involvement of students in research projects commissioned by major companies and government bodies and implemented by the Center for Strategic Studies in the Area of Energy and Digital Economy of MIEP MGIMO jointly with academicians from the Russian Academy of Sciences and international organizations.