Master’s degree ‘World Agricultural Markets’
program length
2 years
tuition fees
904 000 ₽
in person
The program has been implemented since 2019 on the basis of the Department of World Agricultural Markets and Foreign Economic Activity in the Agro-Industrial Complex at MGIMO.

It is aimed at forming a human resource of world-class specialists which are capable of ensuring effective agricultural management and representing Russian interests in the world agricultural markets.

Over the years of the Institute's activities, over 50 graduates have been trained and graduated from the master's program. Some of them have already been sent as representatives of the Russian Ministry of Agriculture to foreign countries.
Lectors are current high-experienced managers, business experts, consultants and practitioners
Key Facts
Study courses at least of 2 foreign languages
Cooperation with top agricultural universities: SSAU and KubSAU
Internships in profile organizations
Field modules in the Krasnodar and Stavropol regions
Opportunity to study on grants from the Russian Agricultural Bank
Modern teaching methods
Courses run three times a week in the evenings on weekdays and on Saturdays at MGIMO. The program also includes field and practical modules, which will be held at partner universities and top agricultural exporters in the Krasnodar and Stavropol regions.
Program Structure
  • World agricultural markets
  • Government regulations for agribusiness
  • World Management
  • Agricultural Marketing
  • World commodity agricultural exchanges
  • International Business Environment
  • Diplomatic protocol and the basics of the diplomatic service
  • Foreign economic activity and international transportation
  • Financial and operational risks management in agriculture
  • Agricultural business economics
  • Foreign language
  • Phytosanitary and veterinary control
  • Innovative technologies in agronomy, production and mechanization
  • World and national statistics in the agricultural sector
  • Agricultural information systems
  • Legal regulations on agricultural trade
Sergey Levin
Candidate of Agricultural Sciences, Professor, Deputy Minister of Agriculture
Natalia Cherner
Doctor of Economics, Head of Department
Maria Afanasova
Anastasia Karamysheva
Julia Krylova
Specialist in educational and methodical work
Andrey Kucherov
Senior Lecturer, Deputy Director, Agroexport
Doctor of Law, Professor, Deputy Director, Agroexport
Dmitry Shestakov
Vitaly Nagalin
Candidate of Economics, Associate Professor, Staff Member, Agroexport
Alexey Pankratov
Candidate of Economics, Associate Professor, Staff Member, Agroexport
Georgy Semenov
Lecturer, Staff Member, Agroexport
Dmitry Krasnov
Associate Professor, Head, Agroexport
Nikita Lazutkin
Researcher, Staff Member, Agroexport
Senior Lecturer, Director of the International Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Agriculture
Maxim Markovich
To submit documents, you should:
  • Fill in registration and application forms on the website
  • Upload documents to the applicant's personal account on the website.
  • Wait for documents verification by a committee.
  • Download the completed application (generated automatically), print, sign, convert into electronic form and upload it to the personal account.
  • Receive confirmation by e-mail.
How to Apply
Applications are open at the end of June 2023, i.e. from the official start date of the Admissions Committee, established by the Rules for Admission to MGIMO.

After receiving a confirmation, you should pass an entrance test in a foreign language and an interview in the specialty Management.

Learn more
School of Business and International Competences, MGIMO
119454, Moscow, Vernadsky Avenue, 76
+7 495 229-40-79
+7 495 225-37-20