MGIMO University & Yonsei University

Dual degree master programs
PUBLIC AND MUNICIPAL ADMINISTRATION

SMART CITY MANAGEMENT

The aim of the program is to train highly qualified specialists with unique skills in the field of smart city management.

Duration 2 years
Tuition fees €7000 + €1000
Tuition language english
Application deadline June 15
Internship 3 months
Core disciplines Urban studies, Law, Economics, Strategic Management, Public and Municipal Administration

UNIVERSITIES

Core courses 1st year — MGIMO University

  • Foreign language (English / Russian)
  • Theory and Practices of Modern Public Administration
  • Theory and practices of management decision-making
  • Legal Support of Public and Municipal Administration
  • Strategic Management
  • Innovation management
  • Global governance
  • Lobbying as a mean of business community interest realization
  • Business accounting
  • Venture capital management

Core courses 2nd year — Yonsei University

  • Innovation network economy
  • Spatial Analysis and Location Theory
  • Urban spatial structure in future city
  • Smart-city information system analysis and design
  • Urban safety management
  • Urban sustainability and resilience
  • Smart-city and urban resilience
  • Open innovation management
  • Smart strategy planning
  • Smart-city disaster planning

ADMISSION

1

ONLINE APPLICATION


2

PORTFOLIO CONTEST

  • CV
  • Motivation letter
  • 2 reference letters
  • Bachelor transcript / copy of diploma
  • IELTS / TOEFL certificate
  • 2 photos
3

OFFLINE APPLICATION

  • Passport and copy
  • Bachelor diploma
  • 4 photos 4✕6
  • 4 photos 3✕4

Submit documents at MGIMO, room to be announced

Application deadline — July, 20

Why «SMART CITY MANAGEMENT»?

The program with Yonsei University, considered one of the three most prestigious universities in the Republic of Korea, aims to create a strong link between the best public administration school in Russia at the Faculty of Management and Politics and the Department of Urban Planning and Engineering at Yonsei University. The interdisciplinary nature of the program will not only allow one to master all aspects of state and municipal administration, but also to study all known examples of the creation of smart cities and the technologies that were introduced in Seoul and San Francisco.

MGIMO University

During the first year of study at MGIMO, students will study the practices of modern public administration, including management using the newest information technologies, learn effective and efficient strategic planning and deepen their knowledge of a foreign language.

Yonsei University

During the second year of study at Yonsei University, students will have a unique opportunity to learn best practices in the creation and management of smart cities, deepen their knowledge in the field of innovation, urban studies and urban spatial development, and will also be able to develop their competencies as a modern public manager.

Internship

Training on the program is carried out for three semesters, while during the second semester undergraduates undergo practical training in international companies or government bodies.

AFTER GRADUATION

MGIMO performs impressively well in connecting graduates with their employers: the University scores 5/5 stars in the QS University Ranking on Employability.

he 4th term is fully focused on thesis and 3-month internship. Students are free to choose a place for their internship from a list of MGIMO partners as well as to negotiate it with an enterprise of their choice. For committed and skillful students internships often become the starting point of their careers.

Program graduates have employment opportunities in private and state companies, international organizations and NGOs, media companies, universities and research centers. MGIMO graduates are in high demand by employers in business and politics.

MGIMO Career Centre provides a wide range of career and recruitment opportunities. Its main goal is to help students and graduates launch their careers in:

  • Major Russian and international firms;
  • National public/government bodies and agencies;
  • International organizations;
  • International research centers and think-tanks.

The Career Centre holds up to 40 events annually including MGIMO Career days, professional master-classes, workshops, case-studies and simulations, companies’ presentations, etc. The Career Centre has supported hundreds of students and graduates in finding internships and full-time jobs.

CONTACT US

Henry T. Sardaryan

PhD, Dean of the School of Governance and Politics, member of the Academic Council of the School, member of the Academic Council of the University

Fields of interest: Political system of Italy; religious factor in politics; public administration.

sgp@inno.mgimo.ru

Sergei Kamolov

PhD in Economics, Associate Professor, Head of the Public Govrnance

Fields of interest: Strategic management, theory of management, cybernetics

skamolov@yahoo.com
+7 495 225-31-08

Sergey S. Komarov

Lecturer, Department of Public Governance, Dean’s Delegate on International Programs, Deputy Dean for International Cooperation

Fields of interest: History of public administration, Public and Municipal Administration

s.komarov@inno.mgimo.ru
+7 916 820-45-11

Polina Eliseeva

Lecturer at the Department of Public Governance

Fields of interest: IT in public governance, innovation management, social media marketing

+7 903 169-86-24