Founded in 1907
Important role in Plekhanov Russian University of Economics plays social and educational work with the aim of personality formation, development and preservation of traditions. Office for Social and Educational Work in collaboration with Student Council of the University are conducting these activities.
Due to creative ideas emerged projects such as Economic game dedicated to the Day of Knowledge , Plekhanov Student Day dedicated to Student Council's birthday, sports events PlekhanoffOpen, Plekhanov ski track and Plekhanov cross-country. Annually University hosts events such as Miss University, Mister University, Ball in honor of University's birthday, training of personal and team growth School of assets, the military and patriotic event Survival School, an international scientific and practical conference Plekhanov Readings, talent contest Student Show, Blood donor's days, Plekhanov Pride.
In 2013 the Student Council of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics took 1st place in the All-Russian competition for the best organization of student government and became laureate of Moscow prize for development of student government in 4 nominations.
As part of charitable activities students attend orphan homes, adult residential facilities, oncology centers, shelters for homeless animals.