International Trade Relations

Program aims to train qualified specialists for the international trading sector to ensure a healthy pipeline of talent to meet the modern challenges and sustain the continued growth of international trade relations.


  • Master of International Trade Relations from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
  • Double Degree Program with RheinMain University of Applied Sciences (Germany)

Mode of study: full-time

Language of Instruction: English

Course duration: 2 years

Key competencies and skills that you will develop: 

  • Conducting strategic analysis and forecasting entry into international markets (of goods, jobs, services)
  • Using methodological approaches to assess the prospects of international markets
  • Development of strategies and tactics for conducting international negotiations 
  • Global supply chain design and management 
  • Planning and organizing foreign trade transactions in the digital economy
  • Assessment and hedging of risks in international trade
  • Application of international accounting and financial reporting standards in international trade practice

Entry requirements:

  • Bachelor’s, Specialist’s or Master’s degree in a relevant area is required
  • English language proficiency: no less than B+ (CEFR B2) is required
  • Exam Test in the relevant field of studies
  • An English proficiency interview (in person or by Skype)

Modules — ECTS: 

  • Strategic Management of the Commercial Activity of a Trade Enterprise — 5
  • Risk Assessment in International Trade — 4
  • International Market Entry Strategies — 4
  • International Investment Strategies — 3
  • Strategy and Tactics of International Negotiations — 3
  • Innovative Marketing Communications — 4
  • International Project Management — 3
  • Master’s Thesis and Interdisciplinary Work — 33
  • Total — 120

Head of the Program
Vladimir V. Bakharev, Ph.D., Associate Professor
+7 (911) 976-57-23

You can download booklet here.