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About the Center

Educational and Scientific Center "Trade" (ESCT) was established by order of rector of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics of 11.05.2014 № 071.


ESCT is a structural subdivision of the University, carrying out the organization, coordination and management of scientific, educational, scientific and research, and educational and methodical work in the directions: "Economics", "Management", "Trade business", "Customs", "Commodity" "Technology products and catering", "Technological machines and equipment", "Innovation".

The mission of the educational and scientific center "Trade" is meeting the needs of the citizens of Russia and foreign countries in educational services of various levels of competence, based on the advanced achievements of science in the respective areas and spheres.

The structure of consists of 8 departments ESCT graduating bachelors and masters. At the departments of ESCT training of highly qualified personnel, candidates and doctors of sciences on specialties 08.00.05, 08.00.14, 08.05.15 and 05.08.12 is conducted.

Our scientists are actively working in dissertation councils of PRUE: D 212.196.12, 212.196.04 D, D 212.196.11, D 212.196.07, and other universities.

Scientists of ESCT use the well-deserved reputation in the scientific community in Russia and abroad. They are invited as experts, consultants and opponents on different projects and for different organs of legislative and executive power.


Anatolity Shiskin, doctor of economics, professor, is heading the educational and scientific center "Trade".