The History of the Institute of International Relations IIR NRNU MEPhI

The Institute was established in 1999 to provide staff for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, the Rosatom State Corporation, the Roscosmos State Corporation, FSVTS of Russia and JSC Rosoboronexport, as well as other state and research organizations, Russian representative offices abroad.

The Institute implements a unique educational program, which was created with the assistance of Academician E.M. Primakov.

The program is based on an original educational concept, which has no analogues in Russia, and is aimed at training foreign affairs specialists with deep interdisciplinary knowledge, practical skills, confidently guiding and making decisions in various areas of international activity.

This program is an innovative educational product that makes students competent in the fields of international-political, scientific-technical, informational and economic activity; in the field of systemic, financial- economic and competitive analysis of segments of the world market of high technologies, management of international scientific and technological projects.