International Analytic Centre (IAAC)

International Analytic Centre was established under the Department of Vice-Rector for International Relations in 2014 to monitor and analyze the trends in the world educational space.

The mission of the Centre is to increase the competitiveness of the University in the international market of educational services.

Aims of IAC:

  1. Research of world tendencies in higher education in developed countries and analysis of statistical information.
  2. Elaboration of recommendations on the application of advanced experience in the development of higher education in the Russia.
  3. Participation in international associations of universities, execution of representative functions on behalf of the university.
  4. Monitoring of Russian and international funds and programmes.
  5. Dissemination of information about the university as an advanced educational, scientific and cultural center.
  6. Assistance in modernization and creation of new educational programmes which correspond to the market requirements.

The field of research:

  1. World tendencies in the development of higher education.
  2. Higher education and sustainable development.
  3. Dual education.
  4. Intercultural communication in higher education.
  5. Lifelong Learning.
  6. Export of educational services.
  7. Distance education.

Jean Monnet Projects

Jean Monnet Programme is designed to promote excellence in teaching and research in the field of European Union studies worldwide. The activities aim at fostering the dialogue between the academic world, policy-makers and other stakeholders. There are several types of Jean Monnet Activities: Chair, Centres of Excellence, Support to associations, Modules, Networks, Projects.

Jean Monnet Projects support innovation, knowledge-sharing, and communication on European issues.

  • “Innovation” projects explore new angles and different methodologies to make EU subjects more attractive and adapted to various populations
  • “Cross-fertilisation” projects promote discussion and reflection on EU issues and enhance knowledge about the Union and its processes
  • “Spread content” projects concern information and dissemination activities

Jean Monnet Programme is one of the largest and most prestigious and unites an enormous number of researchers of European Union in the whole world.


Director of the International Analytic Centre

Elena Viktorova

PhD in Economics, MBA

+7 (812) 458-97-30, ext. 3805

Alexei Iurin

leading expert

Natalia Vlasova, analyst

PhD in Philosophy