Registration starts September 1st, 2021.



St. Petersburg State University of Economics also known as UNECON is one of the leading Russian universities with over a century experience in educating top professionals in economics and management. UNECON offers more than 100 bachelor, 60 master and 14 PhD programs at 7 schools for than 12000 students and more than 200 business programs at Unecon Business School – Higher Economic School – for 4000 learners annually.

The university academic strength is grounded in thorough professionalism and social responsibility. Our majors are economics, management, finance, insurance and banking, economic security, accounting and audit, international business, quality management, law, applied math and IT studies, PR and languages, tourism and service. Serious theoretical studies are combined with a real world learning experience through a system of on-site practical training and internship in Russian and international companies. Alumni club and Advisory Board include CEOs and top managers of international and national enterprises such as Gazprom, Russian Railways, Sberbank etc.

National rankings 2021 placed UNECON among top universities:  30th position by Forbes (among 600), 31rd position by RAEX Analytics Best Russian Universities (among more than 800), 9th position in Alumni Success Ranking by RAEX.

St. Petersburg State University of Economics has a long tradition of building and maintaining international links. UNECON learning environment with more than 250 partners around the world allows students to gain an international outlook and engage with global academic issues through vast exchange programs, double degree programs, international scientific projects, etc. Large-scale international forums and conferences provide real impact on development of domestic economics and scientific thought – events in the field of energy studies, Eurasian perspective, global financial architecture, economic security.

UNECON central St. Petersburg location means that all excitement of a major city - its lavish architecture, high art and wild nightlife – are up close from the place of study. Dormitories for international students are situated in the central campus offering exclusive experience of academic, cultural and social life of the Northern Venice.

Committed to providing excellent education, UNECON moves forward with confidence.

The fund of rare editions of UNECON library presents unique books of late XVIII – early XX centuries on the history of finance and accounting. The rare editions fund inherited collections from the State Bank and Ministry of Finance of the Russian Empire, economic and financial schools and universities.

Among rare editions are: “Basics of Accounting Science” 1907, “Collection of Problems on Bank Book-Keeping” 1914, “Report of State Credit Institutions 1830” 1832, “Experience of Political Economy” 1847, “Money: Studies of Basics of Economic Theory. Classic School of Money History” 1895 etc.


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