Vladimir Yakunin
Founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Endowment Fund ISTOKI, Doctor of Political Science

Our joint programme with Moscow State University will offer Russian and international students high-quality education in political science at a global level, and will support the development of a new generation of political experts who will be in a position to professionally and objectively evaluate international political processes taking into consideration different cultures and national traditions

Andrey Shutov
Декан факультета политологии МГУ им. М. В. Ломоносова

The launch of this new educational programme is part our work towards enhancing the prestige of the Russian education system in the field of political sciences and the further development of a Russian school of political sciences. Our goal is to develop a solid research base that will offer younger generations the knowledge to respond to the many challenges of modern development at global and national levels.