Unique opportunity for students to obtain a Master Degree in Management from 3 (!) partner institutions: Plekhanov Russian University of Economics (Moscow, Russia), the University of Applied Sciences Dresden (Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden - Dresden, Germany) and the Institut de Préparation à l'Administration et à la Gestion (IPAG - Paris/Nice, France). Read about study program, admission requirements, tuition fees and other details.
Double Degree Program with Novancia
Advancia, a Paris Chamber of Commerce Business School, founded in 1863, is entirely dedicated to entrepreneurship. The school is endowed with a graduate program in entrepreneurship and an undergraduate program in entrepreneurial management both accredited by the French Ministry of Education.
Founded in 1992 by the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIP) Negocia is one of the leading French business schools. It is comprised of several different programs, all oriented towards marketing, sales and negotiation. Every year NEGOCIA trains 1250 students in academic programs and 2000 professionals in continuing education.
Of late a successive merger was accomplished, creating a new entity on a French business education landscape, Advancia-Negocia.
At Advancia-Negocia, research aims at:
- Offering new methods and techniques of approach to help businesses adapt changing markets
- Enriching the contents of the courses taught in initial training and continuing education
- Inquiring into intercultural issues at stake in a new communication environment.
Strong alliances with the business community:
- Lecturers : 56 permanent faculty with teaching and professional experience, 500 guest lecturers from the business community.
- Focus on "hands-on" experience within the academic programs: compulsory internships, apprenticeship, work on real business project.
- Partnership with various companies
The Master Program includes five specializations:
- Business negotiation
- International purchasing
- Marketing and communication
- International business
Students who wish to participate in Double Degree program join the Plekhanov Graduate School either on the basis of Governmental sponsorship or contract payment and study 1st semester in the Plekhanov Graduate School. Then when the contest for international programs participation is announced (normally at the end of December), students have to submit an application for the contest. If an application is successful, during the 2nd semester students fulfill the accustomed procedure for study abroad and go to France for 3rd semester.
The exact Master program which students will follow at the Advancia-Negocia is to be chosen by students themselves. It is recommended to choose the program close to the one followed at the Plekhanov Graduate School. The detailed up-to-date list of master programs offered by the University can be found here.
After the semester of study at the Advancia-Negocia, students must complete the industrial placement either in Russia or France and to defend their Master Thesis at the Plekhanov Graduate School. Master Thesis is defended only once in Moscow, and defense results are recognized by the Advancia-Negocia. When graduating, students receive two diplomas:
Master of Science Diploma of the Plekhanov Graduate School
Master Degree in Commerce from Advancia-Negocia, Paris (France).
Students of any Plekhanov Graduate School Master program can apply for the Double Degree program. The obligatory requirements are following:
Good command of English (Toefl 570 written of 79 Internet based).
Good results of first semester of study at the Plekhanov Graduate School
Absence of any arrears, both in study and payment.
Students are offered 2 options:
A/ Semester 1 (Sept-Dec) + internship Jan-June or business project
B/ Semester 1 + semester 4
Some students might be interested in applying for just one semester, non degree, which is also possible as a simple exchange.