38.03.04 Public and municipal administration

This field of studies will be of interest to those who would like their future profession to be associated with ensuring the basic functions and observance of administrative regulations by the Russian Federation’s public authorities and civil service.

Students receive instruction in fundamentals of state and municipal administration, law, office management, methods and tools of decision making and delivery in public administration and governance, personnel management, basic information system design, programming, and management of information services and content.

Level of education:
Bachelor's degree
Form of training:
Full-time (daytime)
Place of training:
Moscow
Entrance examination:
— Mathematics (major)
— Russian language
— Social science
Profiles and specializations:
Information technology in public administration
Students of the program receive general theoretical instruction in management theory and acquire the required professional and administrative skills to plan and coordinate the activities of public and municipal institutions and enterprises, to lead teams, and to participate in the adoption of innovation in information and communication systems and technologies for government and municipal institutions and enterprises.

As part of their training, students are required to participate in business games in the area of public and municipal administration and to develop IT solutions for government and municipal authorities. They also undergo practical/field training at government and municipal authorities and institutions in various economic sectors, which helps them to develop occupational skills and gain some professional experience while they are still at university, easing their future employment.
Professions that a graduate can choose
  • civil servant
  • systems analyst
  • information systems specialist
  • information technology project administrator
Specialized disciplines
  • Copyright in information technology
  • Administrative law
  • Databases
  • The budgetary system of the Russian Federation
  • Public and municipal service
  • Public and municipal administration
  • Civil law
  • History of public administration
  • History of Russian state institutions
  • Constitutional law
  • Managerial decision-making techniques
  • Municipal law
  • Operating systems
  • Organizational and informational support for an administrator’s activity
  • Handling of citizens’ complaints and appeals
  • Principles of anti-corruption activities
  • Adoption and execution of state decisions
  • Programming
  • Statistics from ministries and agencies of the Russian Federation
  • Labor law
  • Human resources management
  • E-government
  • Legislation on e-documents and e-signatures
  • Ethics and psychology of public and municipal service
Graduating department:
Department of Information Technologies in Public Administration