The MIB programme aims to equip students with both traditional business skills and knowledge of the political, economic, social and cultural aspects of the global market. Unlike a standard MBA programme, this HSE master’s programme ensures that graduates not only understand how companies operate, but also their complex business environment.
- QS World University Rankings 2020: TOP-100 Master’s programmes in Management
- QS World University Rankings by Countries 2020: No.1 programme in Management in Russia
- International Accreditation from the Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education and Career Development (AKKORK) (first international accreditation at HSE)
Our graduates have very a strong competitive advantage at the start of their career and are able to find employment sooner than their peers thanks to the following features of our programme:
- Programme is practice-oriented
- Students undertake a consulting project for a client – one of the programme’s business partners
- Multiple workshops are presented by company executives
- Evening and Saturday classes allow for simultaneous work and study
- Academic mobility options
- Wide networking opportunities
Reviews from current students can be found here.
The MIB programme recruits top teaching faculty and business professionals to deliver a highly diversified and competitive curriculum. Most courses are taught by senior executives of global companies, including PwC, Baker & McKenzie, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, SC Johnson, Roche & Duffay, Mondelēz International, METRO Cash&Carry, and Michelin, among others.
During the programme, students create a specialized, flexible curriculum thanks to a wide array of elective courses. MIB partner companies regularly conduct workshops and offer international business consulting projects.
MIB students have the option to earn a double degree with LUISS University (Italy) or the University of South Carolina (USA); single semester abroad options are also available.
Programme alumni have pursued careers as executives, managers and consultants in international companies, or have started their own businesses. Careers typically focus on:
- Market analysis
- Political and economic risk assessment
- Finance and investment
- Negotiation and dispute resolution
- Business planning
- Marketing and advertising
- Market entry strategy
The MIB programme does not require previous work experience. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent and hold proof of English proficiency. Applicants are considered for admission based on the application portfolio. Click here to learn more about the programme’s admissions process and requirements.