International Economics and Business, Bachelor

International Economics and Business, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months


The International Economics and Business program is offered by the Ural Federal University.  

You will know how to: 
    Successfully close international dealsProject and facilitate economic forecastsModel optimal decision-makingMeasure and manage socio-economic big dataDevelop innovation strategies for corporate, private and governmental sectorsRun international business operations and corporate cost management
Exclusive features of the program:
    Additional classes of Business English30+ English taught courses (3d and 4th years of the curriculum)Balanced curriculum of economic, mathematic and managerial coursesInternational academic and business facultyInternational students in classCorporate partners' master-classesGrants for the exchange-semester for best studentsProfessional and social traineeshipsExtra certificates from corporate partners

The students of the program are offered ample opportunities to participate in exchange programs with foreign partner universities, as well as internships in international corporations - partners of GSEM and public authorities of the Sverdlovsk region. The graduates of the program are becoming more and more attractive for both Russian employers engaged in international activities and foreign companies. Having the competences in the field of legal regulations of international trade, organisation and modelling of international commodity and financial flows, our graduates get significant competitive advantages in the labour market.


Bachelor Degree Programme "International Economics and Business" is EPAS (European Program Accreditation System) accredited by EFMD in 2015 to become the only one outside Moscow and StPetersburg in Russia. This accreditation confirms that the program meets international standards of business education and confers greater credibility on its graduate's degree. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Document submission period: February, 10th to August, 15th (with potential extention until September, 1st)
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Russian
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

    World Economy and International Economic Relations
    International Business
    International Marketing
    Models and Methods of Internationale
    International Trade Theory
    Industrial Economics 
    International Logistics
    Cross-cultural Management and International Protocol

English Language Requirements

You need the following C1 Advanced score:

  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):


    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the language.

Find courses on Preparation Courses Portal.

Academic Requirements

    Previous education: completed course of secondary school (the level that gives permission to enter university in a home country)
    Option of entrance exam - 2 tests: a mandatory test of Russian and a test in major subject.
    English language requirements: B2 or higher. Certificates are not obligatory; the level will be tested during the Skype interview

    Ambitious high school graduates with high communicative and analytical skills as well as English proficiency (B2 and higher) and eagerness for continuous self-development

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Ekaterinburg

  • 27953 - 42950 RUB/month
    Living Costs

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