Institute of Economics and Finance was founded in 1931
on the base of the Faculty of Economics which had previously belonged
to the Kazan State University named after Vladimir Lenin.
The Institute of Economics and Finance
is one of the leading state economic higher educational institutions
in the Russian Federation. Along with the training of world standard
specialists it is also a centre of economic study. It is constantly
involved in solving vital matters in both economic and financial
spheres of our countryТs life.
In 1992 The Institute of Economics and Finance was among the first ones in Russia to switch to a multi-level
system of higher education in Management and Economics majors with
providing a BachelorТs and MasterТs Degree.
The Institute offers the following
programs of higher professional education: BachelorТs Degree, MasterТs
Degree, Postgraduate Education as well as the faculties of secondary
higher education in such fields as Management of Enterprise, Finance
and Credits, Accounting and Audit.
In 2002 the Institute started to
train high qualification managers within the MBA program. Counterparts
form France and St. Petersburg take part in the realization of this
program. The Diploma of a Generalist Manager meets the main principles
of the European MBA standard.
The Institute carries out scientific
research in fundamental branches of market economy. The research
work meets all the requirements and is applied in the economy, everyday
life and teaching process. A big number of monographs, scientific
works, and practice manuals have been published by professors of
Institute has close connections with RussiaТs leading higher educational
institutions such as Moscow Finance Academy under the Government
of the Russian Federation, Russian Economics Academy named after
Plekhanov, St. Petersburg Finance and Economics University. The
Institute also works in cooperation with such foreign higher educational
institutions as the Paris-Dauphine University (France), the State
University of New York (USA), ESIDEC (France).
Essential conditions have been
created at the Institute to facilitate teaching process. The Institute
possesses well-equipped study-rooms as well as computer rooms and
a rich library. Moreover The Institute of Economics and Finance
is proud to have a history museum which was founded in 1997. The
museum exhibitions comprise a great variety of original documents,
photographs, books, gifts, copies of documents from the national
archives of the Republic of Tatarstan. The Institute possesses its
own printing facilities where monographs, manuals and other works
done by professors along with The Economist newspaper are published.