The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) is a leading university in Russia in the areas of public policy, public administration, and business administration.
RANEPA was established in September 2010 under the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation through merging the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation (established in 1977), the Russian Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation (established in 1991), and 12 other regional academies.
The mission of RANEPA is to cultivate globally competitive and adaptive managers for public and business sectors of the Russian economy in order to address the challenges of
innovation and development of the society.
RANEPA is the largest leading higher education institution in Russia. Its Moscow main campus plus 67 branch campuses across 53 regions in Russia provide their services to a total of over 170,000 students. Today RANEPA constitutes a multi-tier education, research and training system that embodies the life-long learning philosophy. This system incorporates undergraduate and postgraduate education as well as tailored professional training. RANEPA offers a variety of education and training programs to serve the learning needs of civil servants, entrepreneurs, managers, financiers, and lawyers. These include 48 undergraduate programs, 14 master degree programs, postgraduate research degrees and doctorate programs in 65 research specialties. RANEPA has a strong faculty of which many are prominent Russian academics. They have broad research interests and apply modern methodologies in their teaching. Professor Vladimir Май, a renowned Russian economist, serves as the first President of RANEPA.
RANEPAs alumni include some presidents of the Newly Independent States in the postsoviet area, prime ministers and ministers, well-known financiers, and leaders of the Russia business sector. Indeed, today RANEPA is a home to future leaders in the public and business sectors in Russia and abroad.
Excellence in Business Education
At present, RANEPA is a leader in training top-level managers for enterprises and organizations in Russia. RANEPA was the pioneer in introducing MBA (Master of Business Administration] and EMBA (Executive Master of Business Administration] in Russia. More than one half of MBA (Master of Business Administration] students in the country are trained by RANEPA with the use of advanced learning technologies. Most of the MBA and EMBA (Executive Master of Business Administration] programs are viewed as best practices in quality in the Russian market of business education and they are accredited by the international and national accreditation agencies, such as AACSB International, EFMD and AMBA International.
Many of RANEPAs programs contain substantial international components to ensure their enrichment, quality, and competitiveness in the international education market. RANEPA has broad international cooperation with leading foreign universities, participates in a number of international strategic partnerships to provide for students and faculties international mobility, modern opportunities of international education, training and research. The Academy runs several dozen of double degree projects at undergraduate, postgraduate, MBA and EMBA level. It provides unique English language programs for foreign students in the field of Russian politics, socio-economic development, history, religion, management models, cross-cultural issues, etc., thus exporting Russian education to leading countries of the world. Such cooperation has resulted in Russian students studying abroad through exchange programs, dual diploma programs, and foreign students studying at RANEPA. RANEPA holds membership of several international business education associations, including IAU, AACSB, AMBA, CEEMAN, etc.
RANEPA buildingsStudy facilities are very important for ensuring effective learning and teaching. The territory of RANEPA campuses constitutes 1 mln. square meters.
Campus map (download)
All the necessary information about accommodation in RANEPA hotels and dormitories can be received from each faculty’s admissions committee.
RANEPA hotels and dormitory
The Academy has three comfortable student dormitories.
Cafes and canteens
The pharmacies are located on the first floor of Building 5 and the second floor of Building 1. Here you can buy non-prescription drugs, hygiene products, herbal preparations, dietetic food and cosmetic products.
RANEPA campus has bookstores, souvenir shops, the optician’s and the baker’s.
Payment terminals and ATMs
Sberbank’s ATMs are located on the ground floors of RANEPA buildings 1, 3, 5, 6 and 8.
Gym, swimming pool