Mission and Values

NES Mission

NES delivers up-to-date Economics research and education, making a valuable contribution to the Russian society, state and business.

NES nurtures a community of world-class economists in Russia by: 

  • educating the best professionals in Economics in line with international standards
  • inviting academic talent from all over the world, including bringing Russian economists back home
  • creating and supporting international research groups
  • conducting internationally competitive research
  • boosting quality and prestige of Economics degrees
  • shaping new approaches to economic challenges
  • helping the state institutions and businesses make managerial decisions and shape their economic policies
  • contribute to the Russian economy by delivering quality education in Economics and Finance as well as by carrying out applied and academic research projects.


NES Values

Professionalism guides everything we do. It is key to building and maintaining an excellent reputation and to implementing our mission. To us, professionalism means a high level of competence and a drive for outstanding performance and ever-growing excellence. We aim to become the best university in Russia with a strong reputation for high quality education and research.

We honor commitments and meet deadlines without sacrificing high quality. Each of us contributes to implementing NES’s mission and takes responsibility for the ultimate results.

Mutual Respect
We respect every person we work with. We care about each other and do our best to create a constructive and positive business environment. We respect the values, feelings and moral positions of other people. Discrimination in any form has no place at NES. Mutual respect allows us to build strong and trusting relationships with all who share our mission and values.

Integrity is the foundation of our success. We build honest relationships with our colleagues and partners with transparency about how we work. We keep promises and recognize our mistakes. We hold ourselves to the highest standards of academic integrity.


The NES ESG Policy

ESG Policy

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