Applied Economics | Master's Degree Program | Altai State University

The goal of the program is to train specialists with competencies in forecasting and evaluating the consequences of decisions in the field of public policy or company policy, modeling and research of economic processes. The program implies a serious research and project track, module of interdisciplinary training, internships in the leading scientific and educational centers of Russia.


38.04.01 Economics


Applied Economics

Learning mode

Full-time education, 2 years

State-funded places


Employer-sponsored places


Fee-paying places


Tuition fees per semester in 2023 / 2024 academic year

66 040 ₽

Entrance test

Examination in the direction of "Economics"

Passing score in 2022


What training you get

A graduate of the program will have sufficient knowledge of economic theory to be able to predict and analyze the consequences of public or company policy decisions.

The concept of the program involves a flexible approach to teaching students, a serious research and project track and a module of interdisciplinary training, as well as internships in leading Russian research and educational centers.

Graduates of the program will receive profound knowledge in macro- and microeconomics, theory of spatial development, which will allow them to conduct modern scientific research, build models of economic processes at the meso and macro levels; they will also master econometric and data management methods at a level sufficient for academic and applied empirical research.

The program may also be of interest to applicants oriented toward a practical rather than an academic career, as in-depth knowledge of economics, spatial development, spatial planning, analytical modeling, and research skills are in demand in the real sector. This program is designed to support students who are actively engaged in research and aim for an academic career in the future.

Core disciplines

Macro, microeconomics, economic geography and spatial planning, economics of industry markets, contract theory, game theory, behavioral economics, international trade, international finance, corporate finance, business cycles and macroeconomic policy, economic growth and development, and other disciplines covering key sections of modern economic science.

Career opportunities and graduates

Graduates of the program work successfully in analytical and financial services, development departments of real sector companies, banks, investment and insurance companies, nonprofit organizations, scientific organizations, universities, advertising agencies and the media, federal ministries and agencies.


  • Program  Head - Doctor of Economics, Head of the Economics and Econometrics Department Shvakov Evgeny Evgenyevich.
  • Phone: +7 (3852) 296-549
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