Honorary Doctorates

MGIMO has granted honorary doctorate degrees to prominent foreign politicians, public experts, diplomats and scholars, working in the field of international relations and foreign policy.

Rodrigo Roa Duterte
President of the Philippines

Miroslav Lajcak
Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Slovakia

Nikos Kotzias
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hellenic Republic

Aleksandar Vučić
President of Serbia

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
King of Saudi Arabia

Alpha Condé
President of the Republic of Guinea

Serzh Sargsyan
President of Armenia

Nicolas Sarkozy
President of France (2007–2012)

Erlan Abdyldayev
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan

Ahmet Üzümcü
Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

Eduard Nalbandyan
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia

Manmohan Singh
Prime Minister of India (2004-2014)

Albert II
Prince of Monaco

Louise Richardson
Principal and Vice Chancellor of University of St Andrews

Romano Prodi
Former President of the European Commission

Rhodes Kingston Papie
of the European Commission

Danilo Turk
President of Slovenia (2007-2012)

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
President of Turkey

Sukhbaatar Batbold
Prime Minister of Mongolia

Irina Bokova
Director-General of UNESCO (2009–2017)

Vinton G.Cerf
Vice President of Google, Inc.

Shimon Peres
President of the State of Israel

Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabor Al Thani
Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar

Ban Ki-moon
Secretary-General of the United Nations (2007–2016)

Michel Sleiman
President of Lebanon

Rafael Correa Delgado
President of Ecuador

Veronica Michelle Bachelet Jeria
President of Chile

Demetris Christofias
President of the Republic of Cyprus

Kris Peeters
Minister-President of Flanders

Mahmoud Abbas
President of the Palestinian National Authority

Nursultan Nazarbayev
President of Kazakhstan

His Royal Highness Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud
Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia

Tun Abdullah bin Haji Ahmad Badawi
Prime Minister of Malaysia

Thierry de Montbrial
President of the French Institute of International Affairs

Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu
Secretary-General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference

Yoshinobu Ishikawa
Governor of Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan

Frederik Paulsen
Chairman of Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Lee Kuan Yew
Minister Mentor, Republic of Singapore

Haji Hassanal Bolkiah
Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei

Louise Arbour
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Kofi Atta Annan
Secretary-General of the United Nations (1997–2006)

Jacques Chirac
President of France (1995–2007)

Mohamed Hosni Mubarak
President of Egypt

King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein
King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Ilham Aliyev
President of Azerbaijan

Heydar Aliyev
President of Azerbaijan

Askar Akayev
President of Kyrgyzstan

Seyed Mohammad Khatami
President of Iran

Fidel Valdez Ramos
President of the Philippines

Megawati Sukarnoputri
President of Indonesia

His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal
Prince of Jordan

Martti Ahtisaari
President of the Republic of Finland

Emilio Colombo
Chairman of the Italian Atlantic Committee, former Prime Minister of Italy

Rafic Hariri
Prime Minister of Lebanon

Mohsen Bel Hadj Amor
Chairman of the International Civil Service Commission

Miguel Angel Burelli Rivas
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela

Miguel Angel Martinez Martinez
President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

Federico Mayor
Director-General of UNESCO

Don Gustavo Villapalos Salas
Rector of the Complutense University of Madrid

Jose Maria Gil-Robles Gil-Delgado
President of the European Parliament

Rudolph Augstein
Founder of Der Spiegel magazine

Boutros Boutros-Ghali
Secretary-General of the United Nations

Hans-Dietrich Genscher
Former Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany

Yoshiro Mori
Prime Minister of Japan

Young-Hoon Suh
President of South Korea Red Cross

Anton Kruiderink
Assistant to the UN Secretary-General Regional Director of UNDP for Europe and the CIS

Shagdaryn Bira
Academician of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences