By Order of the Ministry of education of the Russian Federation Kazan State Financial and Economic Institute was included in the list of educational institutions to participate in the 2nd stage of the experiment on the implementation of MBA programs


MBA Program was created on the basis of the Kazan State Finance and Economics Institute


MBA program became a member of the Russian Association of Business Education (RABE)

The first MBA graduation took place


The MBA Alumni Association was created


The 1st Forum of MBA Alumni was held


The RABE scientific and practical conference of “Change Management in the new economy" was held, which was attended by 94 representatives of the educational community from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Samara, Yekaterinburg, Perm, Ulyanovsk, Kazan, etc.;


The 2nd MBA Alumni Forum “MBA: new generating of managerial staff" was held


MBA program was included in the list of 1000 best business schools in the world and awarded a Diploma with 2 palmes of Excellence by Eduniversal by decision of the International Committee for science SMBG (France)


The 3rd MBA Alumni Forum “Strategy of enterprise management in conditions of economic crisis" dedicated to the 10th anniversary of MBA Program in Tatarstan was held with the participation of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Nurgalievich Minnikhanov


By the Order of the Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation KSFEI became a part of the Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University (KFU)


By the Order of the KFU Rector the MBA Program of KFU was renamed as the Higher School of MBA KFU and became a structural subdivision of KFU


The 18th International scientific and practical conference "Business education: contribution to innovative development of the regional economy" was held, which was organized jointly with RABE and timed to the 210th  anniversary of KFU


The school received international accreditation of AMBA International and national accreditation of NASDOBR

The MBA program in Extractive Industries was launched, implemented in cooperation with the academic partner of the business school St. Petersburg International Institute of Management (IMISP), which trained 19 managers of PAO TATNEFT and OOO TagraS-Holding

The DBA program was launched in cooperation with the Higher School of Corporate Governance of the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation (RANEPA). Academician Abel Gezevich Aganbegyan became the scientific supervisor of the program.

Higher School of MBA was renamed Higher School of Business

Master's programs in the areas of "Economics" and "Management" were launched


A sectoral MBA program was launched with a specialization in "MBA - Management in Healthcare"


An industry-specific MBA program with a specialization in MBA in Agribusiness was launched

An industry-specific MBA program with a specialization in MBA IT Management was launched

The International Advisory Board was established

The first graduation of master's programs took place


Re-accreditation of MBA programs was carried out / international re-accreditation of AMBA was received

The international scientific-practical conference "Modern business schools in the era of breakthrough technologies" was held, organized jointly with the Russian Association of Business Education.

The conference brought together the leaders of the world business education and became an authoritative platform for professional discussions on the most pressing problems of the future business education. Geography of participants: Great Britain, USA, South Korea, Poland, Kazakhstan and representatives of Russian cities: Kazan, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Perm, Ulyanovsk, Volgograd, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, etc. The President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Nurgalievich Minnikhanov took part in the conference.

Three palms of the international Eduniversal rating agency were received; the world rating was raised to the excellent level


Higher School of Business was ranked in the basket of the 2nd place in the rating of Russian business schools MBA.SU

The first graduation of the DBA program took place


Higher School of Business participated in the QS Global MBA Rankings for the first time and was ranked in the 201+ range in the world rankings and in the 61+ range among European universities.


The MBA programs portfolio was reacredited by AMBA Association and the School was accredited by BGA.