About Us

St. Petersburg State University of Economics also known as UNECON is one of the leading Russian universities with 90-year experience in educating top professionals in economics and management.

Strategy 2025 positions UNECON as an international hub, integrator of the world’s best knowledge and competences in the field of economics, business and entrepreneurship based on international academic and professional cooperation. 

Among members of Alumni Club there are CEOs of Russian top companies Gazprom (Alexey Miller), Russian Railways (Oleg Belozerov) and Severstal (Aleksey Mordashov) and branches of international giants like Siemens (Aleksander Liberov, Deutschland) or ZTE (Yiming Li, China). 

UNECON learning environment allows students to gain an international outlook and engage with global academic issues through vast exchange programs, double degree programs, international scientific projects, etc.

UNECON central St. Petersburg’s location means that all excitement of a major city – its lavish architecture, high art and wild nightlife – is up close from the place of study. Dormitories for international students are situated in the central campus offering exclusive experience of academic, cultural and social life of Northern Venice. 

Committed to providing excellent education, UNECON moves forward with confidence.

Leadership and Governance


International Advisory Board