Summerschool MGIMO University

The 2017 International Summer School Program will be held at MGIMO University Campus at Odintsovo ( from 19 June until 30 July, 2017, in accordance with the following schedule:
Module 1 “Russian Foreign Policy: Modern Challenges” June 19-30
Module 2 “Russian Foreign Policy: Modern Challenges” July 3 – 14
Module 3 “Russian Energy Policy & International Energy Cooperation” July 17 – 28

Odintsovo is a new MGIMO University campus located in the prestigious Moscow suburban area “Rublevka”, where the President of Russia and most of the Federal ministers reside. Located at a 25 kilometer distance from the Red Square of Moscow, the new campus is noted for healthy country-side environment and an efficient transportation system bringing you to downtown Moscow in no more than half an hour. The Summer School students will be placed at the “MGIMO Hotel” at Odintsovo, an officially registered 3-star Hotel attached to the main building.

This year MGIMO International Summer School holds two intensive Modules on Russian foreign policy and a Module on Russian energy policy and energy cooperation. All Modules are taught in English by prominent, internationally recognized MGIMO University professors, at graduate level. Students will attend daily lectures, followed by group discussions and teamwork projects, meet prominent Russian politicians and diplomats, representatives of Russian and international big businesses. An intensive sight-seeing program will be offered every afternoon or in the evenings.

Each module consists of Discipline-Specific Courses (44 contact hours including an oral exam, 4 ECTS credits), and 26 contact hours and 14 field trip hours of the Russian Language Course (4 ECTS credits). The Russian language course is taught in groups composed of students with similar levels of proficiency in the Russian language.
Tuition fee for one Module is 2 000 Euros. It covers application processing, tuition, visa support, library, free use of outstanding sports facilities (12 specialized gyms including a 25-meter swimming pool), course certificate after graduation, wide selection of afternoon and evening activities, 4 coach excursions per Module, welcome and graduation events, free WiFi, MGIMO T-shirt.

For more information, please, visit our Summer School web site at or at and register to attend our Modules, or call us at +7 (495) 661-7246 and 661-7133, or write to
Mailing address: 143000 Odintsovo, Novo-Sportivnaya ulitsa, 3