Department of International Finance

The Department of International Finance is one of the oldest and leading departments of the Faculty of Economic International Relations of MGIMO University. Before 2011 it was called as a Department of international monetary and credit relations which was established in 1939 at the Institute of Foreign Trade, which subsequently joined MGIMO.

Since 2011, the Department has been headed by V.D. Milovidov, a graduate of Moscow State University, Doctor of Economic Science, Honorary Economist of Russia. Before joining MGIMO V.D. Milovidov held various civil service positions: advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Assistant Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Head of the Federal Service for Financial Markets. Deputy head of the Department is E.N. Levitskaya, MGIMO graduate, working at MGIMO since 1970. In 2019 E.N. Levitskaya was awarded with the medal Order of Merit to the Fatherland.

The scientific school formed at the department is focused on ensuring the unity of the system of training undergraduate — graduate and postgraduate courses.

The department provides training for post-graduate students in the specialties of "World Economy", "Finance, money circulation and credit."

The staff of the Department of International Finance is actively involved in creating online courses that are used in the educational process, including "International Finance", "State regulation of financial markets at the present stage."

Currently, the department provides training for students in two areas of master’s training: «Economy» (specialization «Market of securities and derivative financial instruments») and «Finance and credit» (specialization «International finance». Scientific supervisor of the direction «Finance and credit» is Doctor of Economic Science, Head of the Department of International Finance V.D. Milovidov.

The department pays great attention to working with students. Under the guidance of the assistant professor of the department S.Yu. Pertseva, student scientific and practical conferences are held annually. Following the results of conferences, collections of reports are published at the MGIMO-University Publishing House.

The Department of International Finance is constantly expanding its list of courses, caring out research in the most important fields of international finance and applying latest knowledge and information to the teaching process.

Last update — June 2020


Head of the department

Department of International Finance

Milovidov Vladimir


+7 495 229-38-10 (inner 13-26)
Room: 1079