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.

Daniel Rondeau

French Author and Diplomat

Andrej Danko

Speaker of Slovak National Council

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