Graduate School of International Business (GSIB), Russia

Age: 22

History: The Graduate School of International Business (GSIB) of the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation was founded in 1988. Now the GSIB has the largest MBA students’ body in the Russian Federation, its program accounting for 10 percent of the total of Russia’s MBA students. Since 1992 GSIB has become the first business school in Russia to develop and conduct Russian MBA programs.

Address: 82 Vernadskogo Prospect, Moscow, Russia.

Ambience: The excellent location in the capital of the Russian Federation, in the south-west of Moscow, 30 minutes by underground from the city centre makes GSIB especially attractive for students. GSIB has all the necessary on campus facilities: hotel, cafes and restaurants, library, sport complex, WiFi access, computer labs etc.

Vital statistics: GSIB is the only school in Russia that practices all modes of MBA program studies: they range from full-time to modular. Graduate School of International Business has national and international accreditations: it is accredited by the Russian Ministry of Education and by the Association of MBAs (AMBA). All MBA modes are studied on the same methodological basis. They are explicitly generalist fully complying with MBA standards. They are studied in parallel, forming a common “educational space” within GSIB and integrating some of their aspects. They are based on the State Standards for MBA Programs providing for the Master’s level.

Easy to get into? All students attending studies on the GSIB MBA program should have a higher education diploma. Applicants having no such diploma are not admitted. Applicants must pass an interview, professional (managerial) capacity assessment tests, an essay, English language test. Applicants with less than 3-years work experience are not admitted onto GSIB MBA program.

International connections: Today GSIB places a priority on International links, offering a variety of international programs. GSIB students participate in international study trips in different countries (China, France, Germany) and for international academic partners (their Master, MBA and Executive MBA students) GSIB provides educational programs, seminars, study trips.

Glittering alumni: Igor Gutorov, CEO, Severstal-Ukraine, Galina Ilyashenko, CEO, JSC The Seventh Continent, Mihail Pliukhin, Minister in Kaliningrad Oblast Government, Pavel Roitberg, Department Director, OJSC MTS, Dmitriy Shwaiko, Regional Director, RUSAL, Sergei Turkovskiy, CEO, JSC Makfa.

Gurus: Elena Semenkova, Nikolai Rudyk, Galina Sokolova, Corporate Governance and Finance Department, Natalia Karpova, International Business Department, Leonid Evenko, Igor Gurkov, Elena Mikhailova, Management and Marketing Department.

Student profile: The school’s target audience is people over 25 with a higher education. Most students are aged between 31-39 years split 55:45 between men and women. The work experience of all GSIB student body averages at 10 years.

Cost: The cost for accredited MBA programs depends on the MBA mode and ranges from 370 000 rubles to 594 000 rubles.

Who's the boss? Leonid Evenko is GSIB Dean. He is also the President of the Russian Association of Business Education (RABE).


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