Master’s programme


Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation
MGIMO University
Stavropol State Agrarian University
Kuban State Agrarian University
Russian Agricultural Bank





Form of Studying



870 000 P

Objective of the Programme

To give students knowledge enabling them to apply professional skills in global agricultural trade, to teach them to make practical use of modern management tools to address complicated agricultural issues, as well as to promote agricultural produce internationally.

The Programme is aimed at training world-class specialists able to manage effectively, to provide logistics and to represent interests of Russia at overseas agricultural markets.

To reach this goal students are provided with fundamental and profound knowledge in management, economy, and finance in agricultural complexes. The Programme considers the peculiarities of agricultural business, which allows developing effective strategies to enter new overseas markets.

Entrance Exams


MGIMO University
Stavropol State Agrarian University
Kuban State Agrarian University

Eligibility Requirements

Bachelor’s or Specialist Degree

Admission Requirements

To fill in the registration form and MA application online (if previously registered in another programme, please go through the registration process from different email).
Go to the Admission Commission of the MGIMO School of Business and International Proficiency, Room 213 (new building, 2nd floor, the glass and brown part of the building to the right). There a pass system at MGIMO. Remember to take your passport with you.

Documents to submit to the Admission Commission

  • State standard document on higher professional education of various levels (Bachelor, Specialist or Master's certificate) and copies thereof. If you are studying not at MGIMO and you have not yet been issued a certificate, then you need to provide information from the Dean’s office about the deadlines for graduating and receiving a certificate. Documents of education issued abroad must be recognized (nostrified) in the prescribed manner.
  • Internal passport (for foreigners — foreign) and a copy of the main pages;
  • Photos for documents (black and white, matte): 4 pcs. 4 × 6 and 4 pcs. size 3.5 × 4.5 (signed)

Peculiarities and Advantages

MGIMO Degree

MA graduates who have successfully completed Global Agricultural Markets Programme get an MA MGIMO degree in "Management''.

International Educational

Students have an opportunity to communicate with the leading professors and specialists from MGIMO University, Stavropol State Agrarian University, Kuban State Agrarian University, overseas universities, and professionals in agricultural complexes.

Modern Teaching

Teaching is based on the cutting-edge techniques employed in the world educational system, including multimedia interactive lectures and workshops, master-classes, trainings, case-studies, business and role-plays, conferences, round tables and distant blocks.

Professional English

The compulsory course in the Programme is the English language. MGIMO professors employ unique learning techniques by teaching profession-related language, and by using authentic materials in the English language. Additionally, students may also learn some other foreign language.

Traineeships and Internships

MA students go through a number of training and industry internship stages in partnering universities and ministries. A visiting module to partnering universities, Russian and international organizations is possible.


Professors, acting heads and CEOs, business experts, consultants and practiitioners.


Studying in the Programme, students:

  • Learn the basic economic and management disciplines;
  • Consider the key industries of agricultural production and processing agricultural produce;
  • Study the global environment of agricultural business;
  • Gain skills in marketing and providing logistics at global agricultural markets;
  • Develop a skill to take strategic decisions;
  • Develop leadership skills.

Key Peculiarities

  • The Programme which is unique for the educational market
  • The diverse professional competencies of the Programme and the possibility for the graduates of the Programme to use the professional knowledge and skills in different agricultural market segments.
  • The MA Programme considers both the peculiarities of training specialists at MGIMO and the requirements of training specialists in agriculture and foreign economic activity.


MGIMO University

  • Corporate Finance
  • Theory of Organization and Organizational Behaviour
  • Foreign Language (Profession-related)
  • International marketing
  • Global Agricultural Markets
  • Foreign Economic Activity and International Transport Operations
  • Global Trade Stocks in Selling Agricultural Produce
  • Project management in Agriculture
  • Financial and Operational Risk Management in Agriculture

Stavropol State Agrarian University

  • Economy of Agricultural Enterprise
  • Innovative Technologies in Agriculture, Production and Mechanization
  • Phytosanitary and Veterinary Control
  • International and national Statistics in Agriculture
  • Agricultural Marketing

Kuban State Agrarian University

  • Legal Aspects of International Agriculture


119454 Moscow,
76, Prospect Vernadskogo, Room 213

+7 495 225 37 20
+7 495 225 40 88

Academic Advisor of the Programme

Natalia Cherner
PhD in Economics, Associate Professor, Head of the “Global Agricultural Markets and Foreign Economic Activity in the Agroindustrial Complex” Department, MGIMO

Programme Coordinators: A.M.Fedotova

Yugo-zapadnaya metro station
Last train from the center, buses 519, 688/688k, 785, bus stop “MGIMO”.

Prospect Vernadskogo
First train from the center, buses 616, 715, 793, 830, bus stop “MGIMO”, or: buses T34, 224, bus stop “Ulitsa Lobachevskogo” (Lobachevskogo Street), then walk up to MGIMO.