Founded in 1907
Recently, International activity of the University takes a special place in its development, and this kind of activity refers to not only to students but also to academic and administrative staff of PRUE. Becoming global, the system of the higher education consists of traditional students` and staff` exchanges, as well as activities of cross-border investments and competition of universities in the global education market. Before, many institutes of higher education focused on the training of the personnel only for national economies; today, external influence made universities estimate its missions critically mostly because of the global movement of resources (financing, exchange of ideas, students and staff exchange). Inter-institutional comparison indicators are taking on the greater significance for universities' development. Nowadays, world-class universities have become a subject of national pride as long as countries consider the status of national universities in the global context.
In 2018 and 2019, PRUE had signed cooperation agreements with University of Applied Science Kufstein Tirol (Austria), Brunel University London (UK), HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management (Germany), Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (Germany), University of Southern Denmark (Denmark), Tel Aviv University (Israel), Binus University (Indonesia), Mofid University (Iran), IQS School of Management (Spain), University of Cyprus (Cyprus), Beijing Jiaotong University (China), Heilongjiang International University (China), International University of Beirut (Lebanon), Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (Norway), The Catholic University of Korea (South Korea), Warsaw School of Economics (Poland), IESA Arts and Culture (France), University of Venda (Republic of South Africa) and other educational institutions worldwide. These agreements include academic exchange and mutual degree programs, scientific and research cooperation.
In 2019, one of the world's leading management experts, professor Ichak Kalderon Adizes obtained a status of the Emeritus Professor of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics.
In September 2019 the delegation of the International Association of MBA programs, one of the three worldwide leading accreditation organizations in the education sphere, visited the University. ABMA accreditations allow PRUE to position its MBA programs at a high level and to meet the European and world standards of additional education.
The quota of foreign students is the recognized indicator of relevance of university's educational programs, and therefore is one of the monitoring indicators of institutes' efficiency, which carried out by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation and international universities rankings.