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Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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MGIMO is Russia's most prestigious educational institution for young people with international interests. For international students, MGIMO is that and more: a modern, welcoming, and intellectually stimulating place to study in Russia’s greatest city.

MGIMO’s diverse student body of about 7,000 is drawn from the top ranks of Russian students and from partner universities around the world. MGIMO offers a broad range of courses at undergraduate and graduate levels—from international law, political science, and economics, to journalism, business management, and energy policy. International undergraduates can pursue intellectually challenging and exciting coursework alongside their Russian peers. 

In the last five years, MGIMO university has formed numerous partnerships with leading institutions around the world. MGIMO is integrating fully into the Bologna accords which spell out strict standards for European higher learning institutions. The university is also committed to fostering an ever-evolving student body, curriculum, and campus life that continues to reflect its reputation as Russia’s most prestigious and most advanced place for understanding international affairs.

This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 7 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Arts & Culture
Inclusiveness
=397
2016
=350
2017
=373
2018
  • 32.5
    Overall Score
  • 36.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 99.2
    Faculty Student
  • 50.1
    International Students
39
2015
26
2016
28
2017
101-150
2017
44
2016
201-250
2018
33
2018
EECA University Rankings
  • 71.9
    Overall Score
  • 67.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 95.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 99.6
    Faculty Student
  • 54
    International Faculty
  • 87.1
    International Students
  • 71
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 65.7
    Web Impact
39
2015
26
2016
28
2017
101-150
2017
44
2016
201-250
2018
33
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 32.3-37.9
    Overall Score
  • 66.5
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 100
    Graduate Employment Rate
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,549
International
92

Number of students

7,552
Postgraduate 27%
Undergraduate 73%

Number of international students

1,297
Postgraduate 29%
Undergraduate 71%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

1 Undergraduate Courses

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2 Postgraduate Courses

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English Language Proficiency Requirements

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