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PLEKHANOVRussian University
of Economics

Founded in 1907

Plekhanov University’s internal grants for scientific research
29 April
Campus news

The President of Russia declared 2021 the Year of Science and Technology. For Plekhanov University this is another incentive to further develop of the research potential, to support research in priority areas, to develop the scientific infrastructure, and increase the involvement of young people in science.


As part of the Year of Science and Technology, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics is launching an unprecedented program for supporting research at its own expense — internal grants.


The total budget of the university's research support program in 2021 is 100 million rubles. The most promising researches in priority areas within the framework of five "internal grants" will be financed:

  • Contest for research by teams of scientific and pedagogical workers;
  • Contest for research by youth teams;
  • Contest for research projects of students, postgraduates and young scientists «Step into the science»;
  • Contest for the interdisciplinary research;
  • Contest for research by youth teams under the leadership of leading scientists.


Each of the presented projects has its own unique characteristics and is aimed to support all groups of researchers. The amount of funding for one project within the framework of the Contest is app. 1 - 5 million rubles (except for the "Step into Science" Contest). The project implementation period is one year.


Moreover, it has been opened the applications for scientific and practical developments or works aimed to solve technological, engineering, economic, social, humanitarian and other current tasks of the University on an ongoing basis.


Detailed information is available on the page of the Management of the organization of Research and Development of the Directorate for Science and Innovation.