Institute for Social Sciences (former School of Public Policy) is one of the newest and most rapidly developing units of the biggest Russian universities — Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. Today, the Institute comprises 7 faculties and 21 research centers.
We offer 18 undergraduate degrees, 18 masters degree programs, and courses for postgraduates and Ph.D. students. ISS also features programs conducted in English and is proud to be the only educational facility in Moscow applying Liberal Arts principles in its bachelor degree courses.
Today ISS constitutes a multitier educational, research, and training system that reflects a philosophy of life-long learning. ISS offers educational and training programs to serve the learning needs of civil servants, entrepreneurs, managers, financiers, and lawyers.
We understand the complexities of international markets, the nuances of diverse world cultures, and the rapid changes caused by disruptive technologies. Our academic programs are constantly evolving to meet new needs both at home and around the world to prepare you for the careers of tomorrow.
We offer our students interdisciplinary instruction, which helps to deepen the learning experience, develop critical thinking, and encourage students to build their own interdisciplinary pathway.
By choosing us, you choose the premier institution of higher education and the endless opportunities that come with it: world-class academics, a dedicated faculty, a large international community, great career opportunities, a wide range of internships, a vibrant student life, and our beautiful campus.