IPACS RANEPA implements the full range of existing programs of higher professional education – Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree (MA, Second degree), including at the expense of the federal budget, the preparation of highly qualified personnel in postgraduate and doctoral courses, Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Public Administration (MPA) programs. IPACS is on of the first faculties of RANEPA started to implement programs «MA + MPA», «MA + MBA» and «MPA + MBA», and double-degree programs with European universities.

Levels of education

Bachelor’s degree

Bachelor course - the first level of higher professional education. It’s confirmed by a bachelor's degree with assignment of academic bachelor's degree or bachelor's degree qualification.

Master’s degree

Master degree - the second level of a higher education system. Master course graduates professionals with a more profound specialization, capable of solving complex problems.

Master’s degree + Master of Public Administration (MPA)

As a result of training in a dual master's degree programme + MPA students graduate with the qualification (degree) of a Master and additional professional education- Master of Public Administration (MPA).

Master’s degree + Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Upon completion of training in a Master course higher education is acquired with qualification (degree) of Master's and diploma of the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration for Master of Business Administration programme (MBA).

Master of Public Administration (MPA)

MPA program is designed to train state and municipal employees, replacing the heads and their deputies.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Today, MBA - a standard of quality in business education, which is recognized around the world. Regardless of the labor market status a diploma MBA puts its holder in more favourable conditions.

Additional education courses

Additional education courses is aimed at improving or gaining new competencies, raising qualification and also acquiring a new qualification, which is necessary for managers’ professional work.

Directions of education

State and municipal administration

Training managers who can ensure the organization and effective operation of public authorities and local self-government taking into account the requirements of legislation and the use of innovative management technologies.


Ensuring sustainable and dynamic development of the Russian economy by preparing highly qualified specialists and administrative personnel with considerable intellectual potential.

State audit

Formation of students' current level of training in the field of control and audit in order to improve the efficiency of financial and economic activities of organizations of different ownership forms, to stimulate the quality of public and commercial administration, promote economic and social development.

Project and Program administration

Project Management - management activities focused on the achievement of certain results for given parameters (time, cost, quality, etc.).

Foreign Regional Studies

Training unique specialists in the field of political, economic, humanitarian international cooperation with the knowledge of two foreign languages, with advanced competencies in the field of foreign regional studies, a comprehensive systematic information about foreign countries and regions.

Russian Area Studies

Training a new generation of professionals with advanced competencies in the field of regional studies, regional policy and regional management, comprehensive systematic information about the regions of Russia, knowledge of a foreign language.


Upon completion of training in the Master’s course one is acquired a degree in jurisprudence with qualification (degree) Master of Law and issued a state diploma.

Personnel administration

Developing the competence of professionals and managers of state and municipal administration in the management of organizational behavior and career of the personnel.


Training of journalists is carried out in the framework of a multi-level system. After the first graduation of bachelors it is planned to open the Master course in the direction of "Journalism", where graduates obtain a qualification degree of "Master of Journalism".

Political science

Studying political science develops the capacity for rational-critical understanding of policy, allows to master the technique and methodology of political activity, contributes to the development of skills of expression and argumentation.

Political science and regional studies

Political theory is a branch of political science, revealing its conceptual basis and serving as the foundation studies and the formation of a variety of cognitive structures, doctrines and models.

Foreign languages

Training courses of Foreign Languages in IPACS RANEPA - a set of educational programs of additional education, mastering which will allow students to improve language skills, prepare for studies in the institute of higher education.


Совокупность современных технологий, принципов, методов, средств и форм управления, направленных на повышение эффективности работы различных предприятий
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