International Business

International Business profile is an educational program to educate economists for companies doing international business and involved in international investment cooperation.

At the end of the program, graduates can go on to:

  • setting up a new business and developing an existing business;
  • managing business processes at different levels of the enterprise;
  • preparation and support of foreign trade contracts;
  • customs clearance of goods, customs value and payment of customs duties;
  • planning and implementation of foreign investments;
  • analysis of commodity and resource markets;
  • analysis of the results of activities of enterprises and organizations.

The graduate is able to work:

  • in Russian and foreign companies;
  • State controlling and inspection bodies, including customs bodies;
  • Russian and international research organizations, analytical agencies and expert bureaus;
  • in the professional education system.

Educational advantages:

  • the possibility of combining studies at VVSU and at various foreign universities;
  • gaining useful practical competencies in additional education program;
  • using information resources, being active in scientific, social and creative life;
  • getting an internship in companies involved in foreign economic activity.

The relevance of education is determined by the interest and need of domestic business in the development of mutually beneficial and effective economic cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region.

Specific features of the educational process at VVSU:

  • practice-oriented education, classes with practitioners (heads of enterprises, specialists of state bodies, representatives of the business community);
  • one-year internship for students, which gives them an opportunity to gain practical experience necessary for employment;
  • highly-qualified teaching staff (doctors and candidates of sciences, graduates of master's program of foreign universities, practitioners);
  • the use of project-based learning technologies to acquire practical teamwork skills in the development of real business projects;
  • active participation of VVSU students in scientific and academic research on managing the region''s economy and organizations in Primorsky Territory;
  • application of modern information technologies in education, free access to electronic resources of the most important scientific and information resources and libraries of the world;
  • availability of a business incubator — a platform for implementing own business projects;
  • application of modern forms of education (case studies, trainings, business games); use of modern software in the learning process;
  • availability of conference-communication and congress-system (on-line mode) to listen to the lectures of the world leading universities and to take part in discussions with the students of foreign universities;
  • using e-learning technologies (face-to-face classes + students' self-study with e-learning courses and other educational resources in the electronic educational environment of VVSU);
  • Creating an environment for students' creative self-realisation.