• ‘Public-Private Partnership Projects Management’

    • Full-time
    • 2 years
    • RU
    • 360 000 RUB
  • Entrance exams

    • Economic Theory
    • Foreign language (English, Chinese, German, French, Spanish)

Program description

Dear Applicants, 

The purpose of our program is to train highly qualified specialists, who meet the requirements of the international market in the field of public-private partnership project management at all stages of the project life cycle. 

For 6 years, the department successfully implemented a full-time training program, which served as the basis for the development of a distant-learning program. 

This master’s program is designed to provide students with unique professional skills, which will allow our graduates to be in high demand in the field of organization and management of public-private partnership projects.

Accreditation and Partners

Program managers

Dmitriev Vladimir Alexandrovich

  • Doctor of Economics, Professor.
  • Russian banker and financier. Vice-President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry. 
  • Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. Honorary member of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society. Member of the Board of Trustees of the State Academic Maly Theater.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to

  • Identify socially significant problems of administrative-territorial units and find solutions to urgent tasks of authorities to provide public services on the basis of public infrastructure in the situation of budgetary constraints;
  • Initiate and organize the promotion of socially significant projects, attract and organize extra-budgetary funding as well as organize the effective interaction of public authorities, the private sector and funding organizations;
  • Evaluate budgetary, financial, and socio-economic efficiency and justify the optimal form of the PPP project implementation;
  • Identify project risks, and apply the principles of financial and legal structuring of PPP projects in various areas of public infrastructure, taking into account risks and changes in the management system.
  • Analyze the existing legal framework and develop proposals for developing the system of legislative regulation for PPP projects participants at the federal, regional and municipal levels.
  • Analyze the use of new tools for financing infrastructure projects based on PPP;

Key disciplines of the concentration

Legal Framework for Public-Private Partnership Projects

Theory and International Best Practices in Public-Private Partnerships

Comprehensive Territorial Development in the Russian Federation

Public-Private Partnership Project Financing

Public-Private Partnership Project Efficiency Assessment

Institutional Basis for Interaction between the State and the Businesses


Fully formed competencies will allow the graduate to find a job:

  • In the departments of federal and regional executive authorities in charge of PPP issues;
  • In state-owned companies and development institutions; in private companies involved in PPP projects, special project companies (SEC);
  • In international, federal and regional PPP centers;
  • In financing organizations (including foreign ones) acting as investors/creditors of infrastructure projects, including on the principles of PPP;
  • In international consulting and law firms engaged in financial and legal support of infrastructure projects, including on the principles of PPP;
  • In npfs and funds investing in infrastructure;
  • In the departments of the Federal Antimonopoly Service regulating ppps, etc.

Organizations where you can find a job

Unique advantages of the program

The educational process includes modern forms of education: case studies, online courses, business games, IT simulations, master classes and training courses by representatives of international companies;

Graduate students study the best experience in PPP;

Involvement of students in the development of real PPP projects;

Classes and master-classes are conducted by the VEB.RF representatives.

Students have the opportunity to get an internship in VEB.RF as well as in other organizations involved in PPP projects.