Alsu Akhmetshina

Doctor of Economics,

Higher School of Business of Kazan Federal University occupies the rightful place in the market of training of managers of highest level of qualification and meets international standards. Our mission is to create the value guidelines for those who wish to develop themselves and their business in our country. Satisfying the need for favourable change in life and in business activity, we create values for the others.

Being a division of Kazan Federal University, Higher School of Business unites the academic traditions of Kazan University, the growing progressive trend in all spheres of its activity and the business-oriented way of thinking of the modern business community. Our School, being a new educational environment for integration of the global experience and national practice, acts as a site for those who set the rules of the game for their companies.

One of the main tasks of the MBA programmes that we implement is enhancing the professional efficiency and personal motivation of top managers. The acquired new knowledge and skills in working with external environment will allow managers to solve the complex tasks of future management and be on firm ground in the rapidly changing environment.

The abilities that our teachers and business coaches develop in our students, multiplied by intensive communication with the intellectual and ambitious fellow students, create the synergy that changes the vision of business and opens new prospects for individual growth and business development.

We sincerely hope that our graduates are the firm foundation of our business reputation and the token of success!

About Higher School of Business

Higher School of Business (MBA Higher School) was established in 2000 as a part of Kazan State Finance and Economics Institute (KSFEI), a federal state-funded educational institution of Higher vocational education. Higher School of Business was created in cooperation with Saint Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance (FINEC) and Higher Commercial School ESIDEC (Metz, France). Nowadays Higher School of Business (MBA Higher School) is a part of Kazan (Volga Region) federal University and it offers a wide range of business-oriented programmes.


Development of international leaders, capable of making a significant contribution to the sustainable development of the national economy and society.



The main goal of Higher School of Business is to develop professional managers in reliance on the improving of the past years experience in the field of business and management, learning professionally about organizations acting in the business environment, getting skills of how to apply them in different, including non-typical situations, developing the ability of administration in /the context of permanent changes and uncertainty.


develop learners as leaders and reformers;

develop visionary thinking, entrepreneurial competencies, innovational abilities;

develop the skill to apply the knowledge to find solutions in the field of business and management;

form and develop interpersonal skills of team-work;

develop self-management, continual learning and personal growth skills.