New University Member – Ural Federal University

New University Member – Ural Federal University

EMRBI welcomes the new University member – Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B.N.Yeltzin. Ural Federal University is one of Russia’s best research centers, which provides education in the spheres of natural sciences, engineering, economics, social studies, arts and humanities. Since 2008 the university bears the name of Boris Yeltsin – graduate of 1955, who was elected first President of independent Russia in 1991. The University includes 18 institutes offering over 120 Bachelor’s and over 80 Master’s degree programmes. The total number of students at UrFU exceeds 50,000.

UrFU progresses in QS World University Rankings 2011/2012, entering the global Top-500.Graduate School of Economics and Management of Ural Federal University is one of the leading business schools in Russia (2 palms by Eduniversal 1000 Best Business Schools in the World), GSEM UrFU is the biggest regional research center in the field of fundamental studies in economics and management and engineering economics studies.

EMRBI Country Director Russia, Prof. Zhanna Belyaeva works for Graduate School of Economics and Management(GSEM) and leading the Research Center for Global Social Responsibility Excellence .

In 2010 GSEM UrFU became a member of European Fund for Management Development (EFMD) which units over 750 member organizations from academia, business, public service and consultancy in 81 countries. Nowadays, GSEM prepares its Bachelor Program in International Economics and Business for EPAS accreditation (EFMD Program Accreditation System).

Being a part of global Education Market we have tailored special programmes for foreign postdocs, joint e-learning platform for distance-based education and look forward to joint PhD and master programmes.


Ural Federal University is a candidate University to host EUROMED Conference 2017