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Russian Foreign Trade Academy
Russian Foreign Trade Academy
Ministry of economic development of the Russian Federation
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Exchange programme for semester



The Russian Foreign Trade Academy of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation (RFTA) is a state educational establishment of higher professional education founded in 1931. The Academy provides students with a valuable education, which allows them to take key positions in both domestic and international businesses. Today the Academy has eleven departments covering the Humanities, Mathematics, General Professional and Special Disciplines, as well as six departments of Foreign Languages. Education is offered in the following areas: Economics, Law and Management. The programme includes the in-depth study of two foreign languages. The Academy has a contemporary campus, including a universal sports complex, a library and a dormitory. All these allow students to participate actively in the academic, social, sporting and creative activities that the Academy can offer. Graduates receive a wide range of employment opportunities in various organizations engaged in international trade, which is a good step towards a successful career.

The Academy today is:
- Over 80 years of successful delivering first-class education.
- More than 20 thousand graduates working successfully in the public service, science, education and business.
- Always ranked as one of the top 10 Russian Universities in the Russian Unified State Examination.
- Highly qualified professors and tutors offering their experience in teaching, conducting scientific research and sharing their extensive practical work experience.
- Delivering fundamental and applied scientific research in the field of international trade, law and Russian foreign economic policy.
- Unique methods of teaching foreign languages.

Address: 4A, Pudovkin st., Moscow 119285, Russia
The Academy building is located in a quiet place, which is a 15-minute drive from the Kremlin.
The Academy has five studying and administrative buildings. RFTA Sports and Fitness Center provides advanced equipment and offers great sports facilities such as a universal gym, a hall with trainers and cardio-vascular machines, special halls for aerobics and martial arts and a swimming pool.

The letter of invitation from the RFTA will be prepared after submission all necessary documents to the RFTA.
Application deadline: three months before the trip.

Cost of living in the dormitory (double room) – 12 000 Rub per person per month*
Cost of one meal at the canteen – approximately 300 Rub per lunch*
Cost of public transport monthly ticket (unlimited trips) – 2 550 Rub per month*
Cost of medical insurance – 4 000 Rub for five months*
Cost of migration registration – 1 900 Rub*

*Costs are valid for September 2017 and can be changed. The RFTA will inform the partner University about the changes beforehand.
Spring semester 2018 (February – June)
Bachelor program

Course Total workload Сontact hours Credits
Contemporary Russian Politics - Liudmila Philippova 72 16 2
International Management - Tatiana Malysheva 72 24 2
International Trade – Denis Cherashev 72 24 2
Global Economy - Elena Rogatnyh / Irina Tkachenko 72 24 2
Integration of the Russian Financial System into the World Economy - Victor Slobodyanik 72 20 2
Successful Business through Business Correspondence
– Svetlana Averyanova
72 24 2
Foreign Language (Business English) 72 60 2
Russian as a Foreign Language 216 120 6
Total 720 312 20
One credit represents 36 academic hours of total study, including contact study and self-study
1 academic hour = 45 minutes Course Level: Intermediate
Spring semester 2018 (February – June)
Master program

Course Total workload Сontact hours Credits
Commodity Markets – Denis Cherashev 72 24 2
Modern Trends in Logistics – Natalia Yakovleva 72 22 2
Risk Management in Russia – Anna Badulina 72 16 2
Russian Approach to International Financial Law - Ilya Lifshits 72 16 2
Theory and Practice of Negotiating - Elena Spinova 72 30 2
Business Case Studies - Svetlana Averyanova 72 20 2
Civil procedure - Denis Primakov 72 20 2
Russian as a Foreign Language 216 120 6
Total 720 268 20
One credit represents 36 academic hours of total study, including contact study and self-study
1 academic hour = 45 minutes Course Level: Intermediate - Upper-Intermediate

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