Saint-Petersburg State University of Economics (UNECON) – established by a merger between three leading higher schools of Economics – Saint-Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance (also known as FINEC), Saint-Petersburg State University of Engineering and Economics (ENGECON) and Saint-Petersburg State University of Economics and Services.
The fundamental principle of this merger was the conservation of scientific schools and the best traditions of the universities. In this regard, the structure of SPbSUE includes a number of institutes. The Institute of Economics (FINEC) – accumulates the bachelor and specialist programs in the fields of economy and finance. Institute of Management (ENGECON) – trains bachelors and specialists in the field of management, quality management, etc. Institute of Service (GUSE) – from 1 September 2013 focuses on training students of undergraduate level in the service sector, tourism and related industries. For those who, after four years, prefer to continue their studies, master’s programs in a broad range of areas are offered by the Master Institute.
The merged schools have long-term academic traditions and partnership with a wide range of foreign universities around the world. Establishment of the Saint-Petersburg State University of Economics is an opportunity to share experience, to start working on new projects and to find new ways of collaboration with partner-universities. With its 14 faculties, 60000 students, 6000 staff, including 3200 professors and teachers SPbSUE is not only an educational but also a research center in the field of innovation, IT, economics and management, marketing, quality management, business administration etc.
The quality management system of UNECON has been certified according to the ISO 9001:2008 by National (GOST) and International (IQNet) quality assurance systems.
Dmitry Vasilenko,Vice-rector on international affairs
Sofia Rekord, Head of Dept. of International Economic Relations