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Academic Calendar for 2021:

Undergraduate programmes of IBS-Plekhanov:
  • The first day of autumn semester is 01 September 2020. Last day of autumn semester classes (and end-of-the-semester tests) is 30 December 2020.
  • Please note Christmas dates in Russia are different from the EU, all December is usual weekdays up to 31st December.
  • Russian New Year and Christmas holidays: from 01 January 2021 to 8th January 2021.
  • Autumn semester examinations are from 11 January 2021 to 29 January 2021.

The MISSION of the IBS-Plekhanov faculty of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics is

  • to contribute to the development of an international educational space for the training of highly professional and socially responsible specialists, who will endeavour to promote innovative economic growth and the prosperity of the society in a globalised economy.


  • to contribute to innovative economic growth through training of specialists in a continuously improving educational process, through the development and introduction of new educational programmes

  • to contribute to economic prosperity and well-being of the society through the integration of education, science and business

  • to ensure the compliance of the study process with Russian and international educational standards

  • to meet contemporary requirements of national and international economies for highly qualified specialists

to develop social responsibility in future managerial staff on the basis of the century-long tradition and experience of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics