Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Economics in Russia: National Aspects

when 12 August 2019 - 24 August 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 450

The Summer School:
- Focuses on the possible trajectories for Russia’s economic development amid today’s global climate of instability
- Concentrates on the most important economic issues and outlining the prospects for future economic growth
- Underlines Russia’s monetary policy goals and instruments that Central Bank uses in turbulent times
- Explores Russian financial market, risks and investment opportunities
- Involves the analysis of macroeconomic conditions of doing business in Russia with notable entrepreneurs and top managers sharing their practical experience during visits to companies
- Examines foreign policy directions, main political risks and challenges
- Provides a discussion on strategic management of Russian economic development on the company level
Courses on Russian Economy are supplemented by sessions on intercultural communications, Russian mentality and side trips to historic locations in the vicinity.

Target group

BA and MA Students with high interest in Russian Economy and Culture

Course aim

Intended Learning Outcomes
- Knowledge of Russian economic policy strategies
- Understanding of the most important pecularities of Russian financial sector and the interaction of economics and politics
- Ability to use statistical and economic data, academic knowledge, references, and literature on a given topics to analyze current situation in Russia
- System vision of Eurasian integration processes of which Russia is an inalienable part now
- Basic knowledge of Russian Language

Credits info

4 EC
ECTS points are available. The student gets 5 ECTS after completion of all the courses (including Russian language training)
4 ECTS without Russian language training

Fee info

EUR 450: Tuition fee of 450 euro/person for two weeks of studying includes:
- main track courses and 4 excursions
- visa support
- accommodation (University Dormitory)

In addition you can choose:
Russian language courses (100 euro/two weeks)

Accommodation in a Russian family (including breakfast & dinner) (280 euro/two weeks, 420 euro/three weeks) or in a hostel (125 euro/two weeks)


This summer school is supported by DAAD GoEast Programme, 10 students can get financial support from DAAD.