Graduate School of Management
Volkhovskiy Pereulok, Saint Petersburg, Leningrad Oblast, Russia
Last modified on October 25th, 2021
Graduate School of Management (GSOM SPbU) is the first Russian business school to be included in Financial Times ranking and to have prestigious international accreditations AMBA (since 2008) and EQUIS (since 2012). It was established in 1993 in partnership with Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley.
GSOM SPbU develops a full spectrum of degree programs in management: Bachelor, Master, Doctoral programs, Executive МВА as well as corporate training programs. All these programs are designed and delivered (many of them in English) in collaboration with leading international business schools.
The main asset of GSOM SPbU is its faculty. Most of our professors are prominent researchers and consultants, well known for their excellence during classes as well as for their publications in the leading international journals. The development of international faculty and its research potential are priority issues in the competitive strategy of GSOM SPbU.
GSOM SPbU is regularly included into the world rankings of educational management programs and international rankings of business schools of American and European ranking agencies such as QS, The Economist and Financial Times. Since 2013 GSOM SPbU Master in Management program has been continuously included in the Financial Times Global Masters in Management ranking and by 2019 improved its position by #27 out of 95 best MiM international programs.
Students have possibility to go on exchange program to business schools which are among more than 80 GSOM international academic partners. There are also Double degree Master programs and The Global Alliance in Management Education CEMS MiM Program.
GSOM has a strong network of corporate partners, which counts more than 200 leading Russian and international companies. Bachelor and Master programs’ students have internships and consulting projects for real companies as obligatory parts of the curriculum. The Advisory Board for the Faculty of Management, St. Petersburg State University was established in 1993 as a pioneer experience of such Boards for Russian business schools. John E. Pepper, Procter&Gamble president and CEO had been its first chairman for ten years. Starting from 2007 the GSOM Advisory Board is chaired by Sergey B. Ivanov, Special Presidential Representative for Environmental Protection.