Founded in 1907
Ust-Kamenogrosk branch was opened in 2001 in the framework of cooperation of Kazakhstan and Russia in the sphere of education and science.
Students of Ust-Kamenogorsk branch of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics actively involved in regional, republican, international conferences, Olympiads, competitions, projects. Future lawyers are actively involved in the work of Student Legal clinics, providing legal support to the poor. The students of the specialty "applied Informatics" participate in the conferences "1C rating", IT-technologies. Future economists participate in the auctions, games, Exchange simulator and GMS. Regarding the results, students of the branch are invited to practice in such major companies as JSC "CentroCredit Bank", JSC "Freedom Finance", JSC "Sberbank", JSC "ForteBank". Experienced teachers - Doctors and Candidates of Sciences – train competitive specialists, demanded in labour market of the Republic of Kazakhstan and abroad.
Ust-Kamenogorsk branch is a dialogue platform for the discussion of the Eurasian integration with the countries-participants, the positioning of the positive experience of the Assembly of people of Kazakhstan abroad.
Students of the branch lead an active student life. Annually active students of the branch travel to Moscow to participate in the festival of the branches, where the most active, successful and creative young people gather. Students take part in the activities of the city and region. In the tradition of the branch field trips are annually performed to "Horse yard", "Altai Alps", Sibiny.
The functioning of the branch enables the youth of Kazakhstan receive the Russian education on the territory of their Republic, to contribute to the development and strengthening of partner and friendly relations of Kazakhstan and Russia.