The history of Synergy University goes back to 1995 when “Moscow International Institute of Econometrics, Informatics, Finance and Law” was established in Moscow.
Shortly thereafter, the Institute was renamed into “Moscow Academy of Industry and Finance”.
Since 2001, the master’s programs at the university’s business school have been accredited by Association of MBAs, the entire accreditation was completed six times, and the actual certificate was received in 2016. In 2009 and under the leadership of Dr. Vadim Lobov and Prof. Yury Rubin, a strategic merger between the Academy and “Synergy Business School”, (an institute offering academic and training programs targeting skilled mid to top-level managers since 1988), took place to form Russia’s largest private education provider. The newly formed institution is run under the brand name “Synergy University”

Today Synergy University is Russia’s largest private university with more than 35000 students and over 40 regional and international branches and rep-offices across the globe.

We have combined long-time academical traditions and modern educational technologies. For almost 30 years we have been training professionals who have the full package of practical experience and skills as for starting and developing their own business, as for holding management positions in big companies. Our goal is to make good education accessible to everyone.

  • the major point are the requirements of the largest employing companies
  • our students learn from the best to become the best
  • our graduates are the professional elite of international level

The main principles of the University are: fundamental academic education, maximum practice and immersion in the profession from the very beginning of training are. We are more than hundred educational programs – choose the one that you are really interested in.

Synergy University also offers distance education. Online education was recognized in Russia in 2012 as an official form of education that can be used for higher education programs. Graduates of distance learning programs receive the same state diploma as full-time students. In addition, the combination of study with work in the specialty increases competitiveness in the labor market.

5 facts about online learning in “Synergy”:

  • Modern content: video lectures, tests, and interactive materials.
  • Quick adaptation of programs to the employers’ requirements
  • The costs of online learning is 50% lower than full-time
  • Webinars of business speakers and industry experts
  • Compliance with educational standards


  • Faculty of Business
  • Faculty of Management
  • Faculty of Economics
  • Faculty of Informational Technologies
  • Faculty of Psychology
  • Faculty of Sport Management
  • Faculty of Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • Faculty of Internet
  • Department of Integrated Security
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Banking
  • Faculty of Design
  • Faculty of Advertising
  • Faculty of Linguistics


International and out-of-town students are provided with dormitory places. Normally they are located on the campus or not far from the university. In most cases from 2 to 4 students share a room. In a typical dormitory room you will find writing desks, chairs, closets, bookshelves, beds and nightstands. University dormitories are normally equipped with shared kitchens, gyms, recreation rooms, canteens, and laundromats. There are also locker rooms and bicycle sheds available. A security service operates on the premises.


Moscow is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with approximately 15.1 million residents within the city limits 17 million within the urban area  and 20 million within the metropolitan area. Moscow is a major political, economic, cultural, and scientific center of Russia and Eastern Europe, as well as the largest city (by area) on the European continent

Moscow is situated on the Moskva River in the Central Federal District of European Russia, making it Europe’s most populated inland city. The city is well known for its architecture, particularly its historic buildings such as Saint Basil’s Cathedral in Russian architectural style with a richly decorated and multicolored facade

Moscow attractions

Moscow is one of the largest cultural and tourist centers of Europe and the world. There are a lot of different places of interest in the city – various historical, cultural, and architectural sites as well as entertainment centers. Moscow has a decent number of hotels including the ones of the world famous hotel brands known for their quality and ambiance.

The Kremlin, the Bolshoi Theater, A.S.Pushkin Fine Arts Museum, and Tretyakov Gallery are among the most famous Moscow sights.

Such sights as the Novodevichy monastery and Kolomenskoye estate are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The hyperboloid design of Shuhovskaya tower and Ostankino TV tower are unique. The latter was once the highest building in the world (540 m).

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