Bachelor's Programme "Economics" in English

The Bachelor in Economics is a new four-year full-time course taught in English.

Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod (UNN) has more than 50 years of experience in educating professionals in economics, management, finance and, more recently, entrepreneurship enriched by a favorable context of a historic industrial and commercial region, transformed nowadays into an area of knowledge and innovation.

Instruments, skills and attitudes acquired during the studies will allow students of economics to reach a sound professional level, and they will be highly sought after by private and state-owned enterprises and corporations, small and medium business entities, banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions, all levels of government.

Students graduating with a degree in Economics are highly qualified specialists combining both the theoretical and practical knowledge in all fields of economic activity, they are ready to carry out analytical, research, consulting, administrative and teaching work.

The teaching process is based on modern approaches such as critical thinking development, case study, cooperative learning, problem-based learning, individual instructional experiences outside the classroom during internships and practical placements, and e-learning.

Students of economics are actively involved in various international programs of academic mobility, including some double degree programs. This testifies to the high quality of the UNNs educational programs recognized by Russian and international academic community.

International students are offered two training options (specializations), both opening up first-rate possibilities for employment worldwide: International Economics & Markets and Finance & Credit.

Specialization in International Economics & Markets

The International Economics and Markets major will assist students in developing a deep understanding of the global economic transformations and international economic relations as well as in acquiring practical skills useful for undertaking an economic activity abroad and knowledge of foreign languages which are particularly important today, when hundreds of thousands of businesses around the world are actively entering foreign markets.

Specialization in Finance & Credit

This major prepares students for professional careers in the financial industry focused on ensuring the functioning and development of enterprises of both the public and private sector by means of the rational organization of financial management.

B.A. in Economics provides a solid foundation for employment opportunities in:

  • Public corporations and private firms
  • Economic departments, committees, centers in public administration entities
  • Multinational corporations, joint ventures and international GOs and NGOs
  • Banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions
  • Universities, other educational institutions
  • Research institutions
  • National tax service and police, customs, and other law enforcement agencies dealing with issues in economics and finance
  • Non-profit organizations and funds.