Founded in 1907
The research activity of the Volgograd branch is carried out in accordance with the Federal law on Education and Science, the decrees of the President of the Russian Federation, normative legal acts of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Rosobrnadzor, the Statute of the Volgograd branch of the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, and other normative acts of the University.
The main objectives of the research activities of the branch are:
In accordance with the above objectives, the scientific work of the branch includes the following main directions:
The research activity of the branch is carried out in 4 independent fields of research: "Power, government and self-government in Russia" (research supervisor – Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor, honored scientist of Russia, Director of the branch A. N. Burov), "Nutritive and biological value of raw materials and products: measuring, testing, control and quality management" (scientific supervisor – Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor, Dean of the faculty of Economics and management, I. M. Volokhov), "Social and systemic characteristics of the modern organization" (research supervisor – Doctor of Sociological Sciences, Professor, Professor of Department of management, D. A. Dilman), "Systemic changes in the world and Russian economy in the conditions of transforming society" (scientific supervisor – doctor of Economic Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Economics N. I. Morozova).
The total amount of financing of scientific research is carried out by the branch at the expense of budgets of different levels, grants and agreements for the period from to 2014 amounted to 14 million 852 thousand 900 rubles.
In recent years the most important customers are the office of the Governor and Government of the Volgograd region, Duma of the Volgograd region, the Ministry of Finance of the Volgograd region, the Ministry of press and information of the Volgograd region, open joint-stock company "Piped metallurgical company", the Volgograd regional Department of political party "United Russia", the limited liability Company "Agency of marketing communications", Fund "Institute of economic and social research".
The results of scientific research of the teaching staff of the Department are published in scientific journals.