Founded in 1907
Today the Department is:
• The use of active learning methods: case study from Russian and foreign practices, the training system, simulation system, project analytical sessions, various group projects, individual and group presentations, scientific seminars
• Master's programme: foreign trade
• Annual Olympiad in foreign economic activity
• Scientific-practical conference
• A significant proportion of independent work in the curriculum
• More than 30 widely read disciplines, covering the whole sphere of foreign economic activities, both at the level of the state and of the region and at the enterprise level
• Permanent scientific seminar "Modern aspects of foreign economic activity in the global economy"
With the help of the Department teachers the students become familiar with planning and organizing of foreign economic activities at Federal and regional levels; issues of organizational and legal construction of foreign trade companies and specialized companies
The Department is preparing masters in the profile of the Department and supervises the work of graduate students across broad profile topics. In pedagogical terms, the Department provides educational process in the direction of "Economy"
The chair serves as a key factor in the development of educational systems in High schools of Russia in matters of foreign economic activity of enterprises, regions and Russia in general
The Department has established extensive business contacts with several universities (MGIMO, Diplomatic Academy of the Russian foreign Ministry, Moscow state University, etc.), and with a number of specialized organizations (Chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation, the international Chamber of Commerce, etc.)