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Graduate School of Management,
St. Petersburg State University
The Graduate School of Management (GSOM) is part of St. Petersburg State University, the oldest institution of higher education in Russia. GSOM was created in alliance with the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley in 1993.
From its foundation, GSOM has demonstrated vigorous and sustained growth, developing a diverse portfolio of business education programs including Bachelor, Pre-Experience Master, Executive MBA and Doctoral programs. In addition, GSOM offers Dual Degree EMBA and Double Degree Master programs in cooperation with HEC Paris, and Executive Education programs in association with the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University.
Currently GSOM has 65 full-time professors and counts more than 150 visiting Russian and international professors among its educators.GSOM enjoys exceptional relationships with members of both the Russian and international business communities through joint research, guest lectures, Summer Internship Programs and other ongoing activities. Nearly 3500 graduates are members of the GSOM Alumni Association.Worldwide acknowledgment of GSOM and its achievements has resulted in internationally recognized accreditation by AMBA (EMBA Program) and EPAS (Bachelor Program), as well as an important position as the only member representing Russia in the CEMS and PIM business school associations.
GSOM counts 35 of the world’s leading business schools and universities among its academic partners and runs student exchanges based on bilateral credit transfer. In 2008 and 2009 GSOM was ranked the #1 Business School in Russia in the Official Selection of EDUNIVERSAL.GSOM is recognized as the leader in Russian scientific research in the field of management and maintains dynamic, internationally focused academic research centers in the field of entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility, marketing, international logistic and global strategies.
The school regularly hosts prestigious conferences (most notably with the participation of Nobel Laureates in economics J. Nash, R. Aumann, R. Selten) and publishes leading academic journals such as the Russian Management Journal and the Vestnik of SPbSU Series Management. Many of these projects are carried out in cooperation with other university departments to reflect the interdisciplinary approach of modern management theory.