The Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation (Financial University) (Russian: Финансовый университет при Правительстве Российской Федерации) earlier known as "Moscow Institute of Economics and Finance" (1919–1946), "Moscow Finance Institute" (1946–1990), "State Finance Academy" (1991–1992) or "Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation" (1992–2010), is a federal state-funded institution of higher professional education located in Moscow, Russia.
It is considered among top 5 universities in Russia according to Forbes as well as one of the oldest Russian universities preparing economists, financiers, bankers and financial lawyers.
The Financial University consists of 14 faculties, 40 departments, 3 institutes, 2 high schools, 2 research institutes, 8 centers, 2 training - science laboratories, a network of regional offices - 11 branches and 4 offices open in seven regions of Russia.Established 1919 Type Public Endowment US$ 10M (2009) President Prof. Alla G. Gryaznova Rector Prof. Mikhail A. Eskindarov Academic staff 2,887 Students 81,453
“IT management in business” educational track (bachelor degree level) as a part of a larger educational program “Business informatics” at Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation relies on multidisciplinary approach to IT (managerial, economical, and other streams) to prepare specialists able to design, manage, and develop state-of-the-art corporate IT landscapes.
Master degree program “Strategic management of information technologies in business” as a part of business-informatics educational stream is designed for those students who see their future in the area of information systems management and development. Educational curriculum and course content, as well as methodical and academic research conducted within this program are aimed at preparing qualified managers of corporate IT departments, IT project managers, and IT consultants.