Development of bilateral and multilateral international relations, educational and scientific projects is the key priority of MGIMO international policy. Today MGIMO has more than 160 agreements on various forms of cooperation with foreign partners: universities, diplomatic academies, institutes, schools, scientific and research centres in 57 countries. The University is focused on mutual educational programs (primarily, Bachelor and Master) which are important for integration in the Bologna process, the
Our partners are educational and research centres: London School of Economics and Political Sciences, University of Surrey; Paris Institute of Political Sciences, Higher School of Commerce and European Business School; Robert Schuman University, the Sorbonne Universities, universities of
MGIMO University is a member of the leading international organizations:
— European Consortium of Political Researches (ECPR)
— Association of Professional Schools of International Relations (APSIA)
— International Studies Association (ISA),
— European Consortium of Universities,
— International Federation of Latin America and Caribbean Studies (FIEALC).
— Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
International exchange education programs with foreign partners are a vital part of MGIMO international relations strategy. MGIMO has active exchange agreements with Humboldt University; University of Tubingen; University of Erfurt; Free University of Berlin; Complutense University; Madrid Society of International Studies (Spain); University of Trieste; University of Florence; University of Messina; (Italy); University of Bergen (Norway); University of Foreign Relations and Foreign Trade; Second Beijing Institute of Foreign Languages (China); National Tsing Hua University (Taiwan); Institute of Diplomy of Jordan; Technological Institute of Monterrey (Mexico); universities of Northern Iowa, North Carolina and Pennsylvania; Davidson College (USA); Tampere University (Finland); The Institute of Political Science of Paris; Higher School of Commerce and Robert Schuman University (France); International Christian University and Shizuoka University (Japan); University of Gdansk; Warsaw University (Poland); Vilnius University (Lithuania); Damascus University (Syria); University of Keng — Hee; Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (South Korea); University of Pretoria (Republic of South Africa); University of Surrey (Great Britain) and others.
Student exchange programs create opportunities for professional training in the field of international relations and world politics, diplomacy, political science, economics, law and foreign languages. Statistics of exchanges demonstrates the intensity and scale of this activity: for the recent 2 years, over 500 MGIMO students participated in exchange programs with partner universities in more than 30 countries.