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The field of professional activity of graduates of the master's program "Digital technologies in Economics" includes research and development of effective methods for implementing information processes and methods for building information systems in the economy based on the use of modern information technologies.

A graduate of the master's program "Digital technologies in Economics" is ready to solve professional problems that arise in the process of business management:
  • application of information systems in the field of Economics and business;
  • organization and management of Informatization projects aimed at improving the efficiency of enterprises and organizations;
  • analysis and optimization of application and information processes;
  • selecting the methodology for conducting project work on Informatization and managing these projects.
  • ability to research modern problems and methods of applied Informatics and scientific and technical development of information and communication technologies;
  • ability to use and develop research methods and tools in the field of design and management of information systems in applied areas;
  • the ability to conduct scientific experiments, evaluate performance under conditions of uncertainty, and determine methods and means for their effective solution;
  • ability to analyze the economic efficiency of IP, evaluate project costs and risks.
  • Information security and protection
  • Managing information resources
  • Methodology and technology of information systems design
  • Intelligent information technologies
  • Mathematical and instrumental methods of decision support
  • Information technology in business Analytics
  • Information management
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of information systems
  • Project management
Art and Liberal Arts

Arts and Humanities is a traditional European educational program that was first implemented in Baikal region.

The "Arts and Humanities" direction is an elite education for creative people with an active life position, purposefulness, receptivity to the new, who seek to expand their horizons and develop their best personal qualities!

Relevance of the program

The main task of future graduates is to improve the cultural level of the region and the country as a whole. The Ministry of science and higher education emphasizes the importance of developing the Humanities and knowledge. Modern life is increasingly developing technologies, including computer technologies. In turn, the development of technologies outstrips the development of humanitarian knowledge, for example, in the field of genetics, the development of technologies poses urgent questions of the ethics of applying new knowledge and discoveries in modern society.

Main professional competencies of the graduate:
  • organization and conduct of scientific research in all fields of Humanities and arts in their current state and historical development;
  • teaching in the arts and Humanities;
  • development of new methods and forms of social and practical work;
  • organization of work as managerial personnel in enterprises in all areas of culture and Humanities;
  • organization and support of cultural events (exhibitions, festivals);
  • the organization and management of Advisory and expert groups in the field of culture;
  • development and implementation of creative projects.
Special discipline

The program is developed based on the analysis of the world's best practices for training highly qualified personnel in the field of culture, Art and Humanities.

  • Ethics;
  • Aesthetics;
  • Semiotics and Semantics;
  • Art studies;
  • The theory of the Humanities;
  • Sociology of culture;
  • Project management;
  • Art therapy with art;
  • State policy in the field of culture and education;
  • Managing the organization of culture and Art;
  • Psychology of Art;
  • Qualitative and quantitative research methods.

Graduates of this master's program can work as managers in state and municipal authorities; managers of Art and culture organizations, organizers and managers of creative projects in various fields that link the Humanities and the modern market.


Baikal State University offers a new unique master's program, developed on the basis of the Federal educational standard of higher education in the field of training "Trade business".

In the course of training, undergraduates will receive modern knowledge, skills and abilities in international trade and e-Commerce, which will allow them to master professional competencies in the field of trade in the conditions of growing digitalization of the world community.

Relevance of the program

This program is an educational program that allows you to combine competencies at the intersection of two areas: international trade and e-Commerce. The program promotes the development of knowledge and skills in the field of trade, taking into account modern digital innovations that correspond to modern trends in international trade.

Main professional competencies
  • identify and assess risks in professional activities;
  • choose innovative systems for purchasing and selling products;
  • develop and evaluate the effectiveness of innovative technologies of professional activity;
  • analyze the technological process as an object of management, find and make management decisions in the field of professional activity;
  • analyze and evaluate the business environment of the organization, the effectiveness of its economic activities;
  • develop strategies and monitor their implementation;
  • analyze, forecast and model trends in market conditions and business technologies;
  • find innovative ideas in the design, development, expertise, and advertising of new products and services;
  • analyze and evaluate the projected and actual competitiveness of products and organizations.
  • International trade;
  • International marketing;
  • Internet marketing;
  • E-business in international trade;
  • Strategic management;
  • Business intelligence;
  • Business design;
  • Project management;
  • Risk management.

The development of digital potential in order to achieve innovative growth of industries and individual companies determines the growing need for specialists with competencies in the field of international trade and e-Commerce.

The program is aimed at training highly qualified specialists who are able to formulate and solve problems in the field of trade and technological, organizational and managerial, expert, project and research activities.

Graduates are able to choose research methods, develop new methods for specific tasks, and present their results in accordance with modern requirements and technologies.

Within the framework of master's degree programs, disciplines devoted to the activities of commercial enterprises, the formation of their product range, and maintaining their competitiveness in a dynamically changing market are harmoniously combined. Separately, there are disciplines that are dedicated to the use of modern marketing and logistics technologies in the activities of trading companies.

In the course of training, the most modern teaching methods are actively used – business games, group presentations, interactive lectures, case analysis, research seminars, research projects based on real companies and organizations.

  • Business foreign language;
  • Computer technologies in Commerce;
  • Logistics technologies in the market of goods and services;
  • Managing the competitiveness of a commercial organization;
  • Strategic marketing;
  • Organization of expertise;
  • Advertising management;
  • Innovative marketing communications;
  • Business design of commercial activities;
  • Customs declaration;
  • Organization of public procurement;
  • Industrial logistics;
  • Transport and procurement logistics;
  • Innovative information technologies in the field of Commerce;
  • Regional commodity market;
  • Change control;
  • Innovation management;
  • Economics of a commercial intermediary enterprise;
  • Economic analysis of the trading company's activity;
  • Risk management;
  • Project logistics;
  • Product range management.

The program is a unique opportunity to advanced professional practical training in several interrelated fields majored by Accounting and Taxation.

We offer deep knowledge of accounting, taxation, economic analysis and audit focused on key trends of their development in Russia and abroad in accordance with the requirements of the current educational standards, control organizations and potential employers.

The current necessity in specialists possessing integrated knowledge of accounting and taxation and able to make professional judgements and assessments is a good motivation to study our program, which takes into account the most recent national and foreign practices.

  • Accounting Development Trends;
  • Accounting Information System;
  • International Financial Reporting Standards;
  • Development Trends in Financial Reporting;
  • Current Taxation Issues;
  • Tax Management;
  • Tax Control;
  • Audit Development Trends;
  • Controlling.

Our successful graduates will always be in demand since all legal entities have to do accounts and pay taxes. They will be eagerly employed by Accounting and Economy departments of companies and organizations of all levels, as well as by tax authorities and other state bodies and agencies.

The Master’s program Economy in Oil and Gas Complex (OGS) offers an opportunity to improve the level of proficiency and get a high economic qualification to work in the oil and gas complex – a key segment of the economy. You will learn to collect and analyze the relevant economic data, apply mathematic methods in your researches, work out projects, programs and development strategies for oil-and-gas production companies, assess efficiency of capital investment projects and so on. Your potential work will be connected with analysis of economic entity behavior, costs and performance evaluation, markets analysis, financial and information flows analysis, and production and research processes management. Our successful graduates are experts in economy and science-driven technologies, strategic management, and techno-economic study.

The teaching techniques include lectures, workshops, business games, scientific research and case studies of real companies. Our highly-qualified lecturers have taken internships in the frames of TACIS programs in Europe, as well as in leading Russian and foreign universities.

  • Issues of the Global Oil, Gas and Oil Refinery Products Market;
  • Forecast and Analysis of Socio-Economic Indicators in OGC;
  • State Regulation of Economy;
  • Business Planning in OGC;
  • Strategic Planning at OGC Company;
  • Innovations in OGC;
  • Economics and Production Management at OGC Company.

The modern company is focused on improving its own operational efficiency by implementing and modernizing IT assets: infrastructure and business applications. All this requires the involvement of specialists who can offer such solutions, assess the business benefits of implementation, provide a comfortable environment for working with new technologies and manage IT infrastructure in accordance with the organization's strategy.

"Entrepreneurship in digital economy" is a unique educational program that combines classical economic education with innovations in the application of digital technologies in management. Graduates master competencies at the intersection of three areas of knowledge “Economics” – “Management” – “IT-technologies”.

The program will allow students to master the skills of effective search and analysis of information, learn to plan processes in the digital economy based on real projects.

The curriculum of the program covers a full set of information and telecommunications technologies as a tool for the development of economic processes and contains a large research component, thanks to practical training using applied programs and systematization of knowledge while passing a number of practices in the learning process.

In the course of training, students acquire professional knowledge in the field of Economics and Management, as well as skills in using modern analytical tools to effectively solve a wide range of management tasks, including applied ones.

Methods of training in the master's program "Entrepreneurship in digital economy" are the following:
  • basic theoretical and methodological knowledge;
  • solving cases and real-world problems;
  • business simulation;
  • working in small groups;
  • master classes;
  • collaboration with companies with digital business models.
About the teachers

The program involves teachers with knowledge and practical experience in Business management, Economics and Finance, Information technology, Operational management and Logistics, Business analysis, Project management, Information security and communications, Marketing, and Strategic management.

  • large and medium-sized companies in the industrial and service sectors;
  • start-ups;
  • state body;
  • banks;
  • consulting companies, etc.;

Graduates can work as middle and senior managers, business analysts, project managers and startup organizers, or they can start a professional career as business development specialists, system integrators, business analysts, managers, consultants and IT project managers, and implement their own business project.

Finance and Credit

The Master’s program in “Banking and Finance” is a double degree program offered jointly by Baikal State University and University of Applied Sciences BFI, Vienna. This program is the result of BSU's participation in the European Union TEMPUS IV program. Graduate students of the Master’s program in “Banking and Finance” have an opportunity to study one semester at the University of Applied Sciences in Vienna and get a degree from two universities. During or after the course, students have an opportunity to participate in international educational exchange programs such as Fulbright Program, DAAD, and others.

The courses are taught in English by leading teachers of BSU and invited foreign specialists. A distinctive feature of this program is its focus on developing managerial competencies through such disciplines as Leadership, Team building, etc. The teachers of key courses regularly do international internships, develop and upgrade their courses to meet the international standards requirements in the context of international Banking and Finance.

The courses are taught in English by leading teachers of BSU and invited specialists. A distinctive feature of this program is its focus on developing managerial competencies through such disciplines as Leadership, Team building, etc. The teachers of key courses regularly do international internships, develop and upgrade their courses to meet the international standards requirements in the context of international Banking and Finance.

  • Strategic decision making
  • Career management
  • Business Model Challenge
  • Managerial Economics
  • International Political Economy and Finance
  • Strategic Management
  • International Taxation
  • International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Current Issues & Innovation in International Finance
  • International Bank Management
  • Distribution Strategies and Customer Perspectives
  • Business English
  • Business Writing
Obtaining a master’s degree in the «Banking and finance» program is an excellent prospect for professional growth in the field of international financial and banking cooperation, for working for working in senior positions in Russian and international banking and financial structures.

The purpose of the program is to train highly qualified specialists in insurance, finance and credit.

The strength of the program is the study of disciplines that provide knowledge in the field of Corporate finance, Public (municipal) finance, Banking, Insurance and Risk management. At the same time, graduate students have an opportunity to gain thorough knowledge of the chosen specialization, which allows them to be more competitive in the labor market. Successful graduates of the program are knowledgeable about operations of financial institutions, skillful in modern financial management, and capable of doing analytical, organizational and managerial activities.

The teaching methods used during the course include group learning, case studies, interactive lectures, individual and group presentations.

  • Project management;
  • Strategic financial management;
  • Corporate budgeting and financial planning;
  • Corporate risk management;
  • Financial management of companies’ foreign trade operations;
  • Business financial environment and business risk management;
  • Financial management of insurance company;
  • Marketing of contemporary financial services;
  • Personal finance risk management;
  • Modern concepts of risk assessment and risk management;
  • Current trends in banking;
  • Strategic bank management;
  • Portfolio Administration;
  • Risk management in credit institution.
Fine arts

We implement classical European University education based on the age-old traditions of culture and art, using modern technologies.

Relevance of the program

The relevance of the program is due to the fact that art performs an irreplaceable and significant function of socialization of the individual in society, forming a system of moral and aesthetic values and behavioral models. Taking into account that art and culture are priority areas in the development of the Russian Federation, experts note the trend of outpacing the growth of wages in the field of art and culture in comparison with other areas of activity

The main professional competencies of the graduate:
  • knowledge of historical and artistic processes and their reflection in works of art;
  • analysis and interpretation of works of art based on modern scientific concepts;
  • art of collecting art works;
  • ways to create and present works of art;
  • conducting scientific research in the field of art studies;
  • conducting scientific conferences, seminars, round tables in the field of art;
  • teaching in various aspects of world art culture, theory and history of art, creative disciplines;
  • managing work in concert and theater organizations, museums, editorial offices, publishing houses, information centers, agencies, and other public and state organizations;
  • examination and evaluation of works of art.
Special discipline

The program is developed based on the analysis of the world's best practices for training highly qualified personnel in the field of culture, art and Humanities.

The main disciplines in the professional cycle for students are:
  • Management of cultural organizations;
  • PR-technologies;
  • Art therapy with art;
  • Aesthetics;
  • State policy in the field of culture and education;
  • History of ethical teachings;
  • Art studies;
  • Comparative cultural studies;
  • Psychology of art;
  • Sociology of culture;
  • Semiotics;
  • Management psychology;
  • Psychology of leadership.

Graduates of this master's program can work in concert and theater organizations, museums, editorial offices, publishing houses, information centers, advertising agencies, and mass communication.

Master’s Program Forest Management is the final attainment level in higher education for specialists in this sphere. It extends, advances and specifies the corresponding Bachelor’s Program in Production, Management, Science, Project and Pedagogy. The training includes contemporary methods and personal approach.

You will study issues of forests and urban ecosystems usage and preservation, state control over forests and recreation zones, scientific and applied researches in the field of forestry and aesthetic forestry, working out projects and regulations for forest development, and organizing relevant events.

Successful graduates will get the degree of Master of Forest Management and become analysts, managers, economists, public servants, researchers and experts in Forestry and Forest Management.

  • Legal and social aspects of sustainable forest use;
  • Biological and technological systems management in forestry and aesthetic forestry;
  • Problems of ecology and forest protection;
  • Logging and forest industry complex technology;
  • Forestry taxation and management;
  • Wood technology and merchandising;
  • Forest Management decision making theory and practices;
  • Scientific workshop;
  • et al.

Some courses are lectured by experts from the regional Ministry of Industries and Forest Industry Complex, Forestry Agency, as well as by famed scientists in this field.

Our successful graduates are welcome in various environment protection foundations, wood farms, wood processing enterprises, national parks, reserves and botanic gardens. The knowledge that you will acquire will help these organizations to optimize the processes of reforestation and preserving the national heritage, use the land and forest resources reasonably, as well as increase forest efficiency and improve its composition. Besides, good knowledge of foreign languages will extend your opportunities for employment in relevant companies across borders.


Human capital in the modern economy is becoming an extremely important business asset. For effective human resource management, it is necessary to constantly expand the scope of professional knowledge, increase the level of professional skills.

The master's program in the direction of "Personnel Management" involves a deeper study of the theoretical aspects of human resource management in an innovative environment, solving practical problems in the field of personnel management at specific enterprises. Significant changes in the labor sphere were made by the approved professional standards, which are now mandatory for the employer to establish requirements for the qualification of employees. This means the right selection of personnel for any job position, taking into account the required competencies and corporate values. We train you to effectively conduct interviews with candidates for vacant positions, including video recordings of real personnel interviews. A significant place in the curriculum is occupied by methods of evaluating (attesting) personnel in key areas of activity, as well as systems of motivation and remuneration of employees, forms of their development and professional growth.

All classes are conducted by certified specialists, consultants, business coaches, and practicing HR managers. Expanding the boundaries of the professional community in the field of HR management is achieved by holding an annual Baikal personnel forum on the basis of BSU, participation in which undergraduates are provided for in the curriculum.

Our graduates must not only become effective professionals, but also be ready to meet the requirements of life safety in order to preserve the health and efficiency of people in standard and extreme conditions. To achieve this goal, students of Baikal State University will study life safety in the new life safety laboratory.

A specially classroom is equipped with everything necessary for studying the discipline of life safety. The laboratory has mannequins, information stands, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation simulator, modern devices for measuring light, electromagnetic field meters, air speed and humidity, radiation level meters, protective suits, respirators, gas masks, first aid kits, stretchers, etc.

The laboratory is already prepared for the new academic year and will open its doors to students of Baikal State University in the second building of the University campus.

  • Modern technologies of personnel management;
  • Technologies of personnel development management;
  • Managing organizational culture;
  • Labour legislation;
  • Audit of personnel documentation;
  • System of motivation and stimulation of labor activity;
  • HR consulting and audit;
  • Personnel security management;
  • Labor resources of the region.

The objects of professional activity of masters are personnel management services of organizations of any organizational and legal form in industry, trade, transport, banking, insurance, tourism and other fields of activity; personnel management services of state and municipal authorities; employment and social protection services of regions and cities, personnel agencies; organizations specializing in management and personnel consulting and audit; research organizations; higher educational institutions.

Land Development and Cadastre

The master's program "Real estate property and cadastre management" allows you to be one of the first in Eastern Siberia to get a unique qualification in the promising direction of regional economic development and discover new prospects in the labor market.

Areas of professional activity.

Graduates of the master's degree program "Real estate property and cadastre management" are prepared to work in the following areas of professional activity:

  • land and property relations;
  • land and real estate management system;
  • organization of land use territories;
  • forecasting, planning and design of land use, rational use and protection of land;
  • accounting, cadastral valuation and registration of real estate objects;
  • land surveying and formation of real estate objects;
  • establishment of ownership rights and control over the use of land plots and real estate objects;
  • inventory of real estate objects;
  • monitoring of land and other real estate;
  • taxation of real estate objects;
  • real estate, valuation and consulting activities in the field of land and property complex.
Graduates of the master's program "Real estate property and cadastre management" can carry out the following activities:
  • implementation of land management and cadastral works taking into account economic, social, environmental and other conditions;
  • organization of work on the use of software and information on land management and cadastre;
  • preparation of applications and proposals on improving cadastral information systems and computer-aided design;
  • support for a unified information space for planning and managing land resources and real estate objects;
  • preparation of tasks for the development of projects and schemes of territorial planning, urban planning and land management;
  • development of projects and schemes for the use and protection of land resources;
  • development and implementation of projects for the organization of territories and land plots;
  • conducting technical-economic and socio-environmental analysis of project effectiveness;
  • preparation of methodological and regulatory documents, technical documentation;
  • development of technical specifications for processing databases of automated cadastral systems; monitoring of real estate objects;
  • forecasting, planning and organizing the use of land resources and real estate;
  • development and implementation of real estate management projects and analysis of their implementation results;
  • monitoring studies of real estate objects based on geoinformation technologies for the purposes of real estate cadastre and land management.

The master's degree program "Real estate property and cadastre management" consists of two training cycles: General scientific and professional.

Each academic cycle has a basic (mandatory) part, regulated by the Federal state educational standard, and a variable (profile) part, established by the university.

The variable (profile) part allows the student to get in-depth knowledge and skills for successful professional activity or to continue further training in postgraduate studies.

  • Philosophy and methodology of science;
  • Legal support for innovation and investment activities;
  • Information and computer technologies;
  • Applied mathematics.
  • business foreign language;
  • modern problems of land management and cadastre;
  • territorial planning and forecasting;
  • estate cadastre;
  • automated design and inventory systems;
  • land and real estate management.
Legal Studies

The purpose of the program is to train specialists in lawmaking, law enforcement, expert advising and other areas. Graduate students learn about the most urgent problems of civil, family, housing, labor, pension and civil procedure kinds of law; learn the ways of solving the problems; are able to interpret laws and regulations correctly, give legal advice, draw up legal documents.

The teaching methods include lecture-discussion method, role-playing games, case studies, workshops, presentations, etc. Practicing lawyers are often invited to deliver lectures.

  • Civil Regulation Mechanism;
  • Current Problems of Civil Law;
  • Property Law;
  • Contract Law;
  • Non-Contractual Obligations;
  • Insurance Law;
  • Legal Entity as a Subject of Civil Law Relations;
  • Judicial Protection of Civil Rights;
  • Family and Inheritance Law;
  • Implementation and Protection of the Right to Housing;
  • Notarial and Registration Service;
  • Pension Provision in Russia.

The program is designed for those who want to study theoretical and practical provisions of the criminal and criminal-executive law of Russia in the context of globalization of law, solving problems of criminal procedure law.

The course provides graduate students with the knowledge and skills to improve:
  • the quality of the interaction between law enforcement agencies and civil society;
  • to protect the rights of citizens and the interests of the state;
  • to carry out theoretical and practical studies of crime in Russia;
  • to make crime prevention programs at both the municipal and federal levels.
  • Criminological Measures of Anti-Corruption Policy;
  • Current Problems of Criminology;
  • Problems of the Classification of Offences against the Person;
  • Problems of the Classification of Misfeasance in Public Office;
  • Topical Issues of the Classification of Offences against Public Justice;
  • Problems of Punishment Assignment;
  • Problems of Fighting Organized Crime.

Graduates’ professional activities include lawmaking, law enforcement, and research. They can pursue a career in the public prosecutor’s office, Investigation committee, investigation departments of the MIA of Russia, state organizations.

Graduate students are taught to solve a wide range of professional tasks:
  • drafting criminal procedure regulations;
  • justification of decisions and decision making, implementation of criminal procedure regulations; drafting of legal documents;
  • law enforcement; ensuring the security of the person, society and the state; public order enforcement;
  • protection of private, state, municipal property;
  • prevention, termination, detection, solving and investigation of crimes;
  • protection of rights and legitimate interests of citizens and legal entities;
  • providing legal assistance, advising on issues of criminal procedure law and prosecutor’s supervision;
  • legal assessment of regulatory acts;
  • performing organizational and management functions in the field of criminal justice and prosecutor’s supervision;
  • conducting research on legal issues;
  • teaching legal subjects.

Graduates can pursue a career in the judicial system, public prosecutor’s office, Investigation committee, internal affairs agency and other law enforcement bodies, higher educational institutions.

The program gives an opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge and skills necessary for professional work in crime prevention, forensic studies, acting on behalf of a client in a criminal case, administering justice, doing scientific research, analytical activities and teaching.

Graduate students will benefit from the crime lab and the courtroom in which practicals are held.

The most successful graduate students can be involved in the research and analytical work related to the grant projects of the department.

  • Current issues of investigation of offences against the person;
  • Detection and investigation of economic crimes;
  • Investigation of terrorism and extremism offences;
  • Methodology of cybercrime detective work;
  • Investigation of illegal drug trafficking;
  • Current issues of criminal investigation technique;
  • Forensic problems of recording evidentiary information;
  • Judicial expertology;
  • Forensic handwriting analysis.
The course is intended to provide in-depth knowledge and skills, cultural and professional competencies in planning, preparation, organization and carrying out of rule-making, law-enforcement, expert-advisory, administrative, research and teaching activity in the field of economic activity legal support. The program gives graduate students an opportunity
  • to form an integrated view of economic activity legal support;
  • to systematize the knowledge of forms, kinds and tools of state economic regulation;
  • to study specialized laws (such as bankruptcy law, monetary law, patent law, company law) and economic activities (for example, banking, securities market activity), current issues of financial and tax legislation as well as peculiarities of economic dispute resolution.
  • Current issues of investigation of offences against the person;
  • Detection and investigation of economic crimes;
  • Investigation of terrorism and extremism offences;
  • Methodology of cybercrime detective work;
  • Investigation of illegal drug trafficking;
  • Current issues of criminal investigation technique;
  • Forensic problems of recording evidentiary information;
  • Judicial expertology;
  • Forensic handwriting analysis.

The goal of the program is to provide systematic knowledge and best practice of organization and functioning of public authorities in Russia and foreign countries. The program focuses on teaching skills related to management, as well as administrative and jurisdictional practices.

Our advantages:

- the study of state and administrative law is by far the most promising and much in demand in the society;

- our graduate students have an opportunity to improve their professional qualifications and apply for higher positions in public or municipal service;

- combination of academic knowledge and practical skills and individual approach to teaching.

Specialists from law enforcement authorities and M. M. Speransky Institute for Legislation and Legal Information are involved in the course.

  • Current Issues of Constitutional Law of Russia;
  • Current Issues of Administrative Law;
  • Administrative Liability in the Russian Federation: Problems of Theory and Practice;
  • Statutory Regulation of Public and Municipal Service in the Russian Federation;
  • Organization of Highest Public Authorities: Russian and International Experience;
  • Human Rights: Problems of Theory and Practice;
  • Current Issues of Electoral Law and Process;
  • Current Issues of Municipal Law;
  • Problems of Statutory Regulation of Administrative Process in the Russian Federation;
  • Constitutional Legal Responsibility.

The purpose of the program is to train linguists, researchers and teachers of foreign languages that are competent in cross-cultural communication, modern teaching techniques and conceptions, and possess knowledge of the contemporary language science paradigm and skills in cognitive and research work.

Our advantages
  • focus on advanced study of two foreign languages (English and German/French),
  • building skills for teaching foreign languages, using both traditional and modern teaching methods;
  • guidance provided by leading researchers in the field of theoretical and applied linguistics;
  • opportunity to take a postgraduate course in this field;
  • Cross-Cultural Communication Practical Course (1st Foreign Language);
  • Cross-Cultural Communication Practical Course (2nd Foreign Language);
  • Language and Culture;
  • Contemporary Linguistics and History of Linguistic Studies;
  • Language Pedagogy;
  • Pedagogy and Psychology of Higher Education;
  • Grammar Pedagogy (1st Foreign Language);
  • Grammar Pedagogy (2nd Foreign Language);
  • 1st Foreign Language Pedagogy Practical Course;
  • 2nd Foreign Language Pedagogy Practical Course;
  • Modern Information Technology in Linguistics.

A Master's degree in linguistics is a great advantage for those who want to work in educational institutions of all levels (from language schools to high schools), cross-cultural communication (tourism, international cultural events, etc.), and in scientific institutions.

The Russian language is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. It is one of the six official languages of the United Nations, a means of communication between the peoples of the Russian federation, the CIS member states and the Baltic countries. The Russian language is popular in various countries, especially the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China) and the countries of Asia-Pacific Region. Knowledge of the methods of teaching Russian to students of other languages (RSOL) will help to find an interesting and well-paid job, and build a successful career.

The program includes study of Russian and other (European) languages, the theory and practice of teaching RSOL, language and culture, conducting research in the field of Language Pedagogy and cross-cultural communication, developing teaching materials, using modern information resources and technologies.

This program is designed for Russian and foreign undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students who want to teach RSOL.

The research and teaching apprenticeship is possible at Russian-Chinese and Russian-French departments of BSU, in the center of the French language L'Alliance Française in Irkutsk, at the departments of Russian as a foreign language in other Irkutsk universities, and in partner universities as part of language learning programs for up to 6 months.

During the training students are taught to do the following:
  • discuss socio-political, specialized, general topics in fluent Russian and English;
  • choose efficient kinds and methods of work;
  • understand students’ psychology;
  • understand basic values of Russian and foreign cultures;
  • do research in linguistics, language pedagogy, cross-cultural communication;
  • use non-verbal means of communication;
  • et al.

This Master’s program is for those interested in getting a high qualification in International management and improving cross-cultural communication skills through advanced Business English studies. The contents and structure of the program make it comparable to similar programs in the leading Russian and foreign universities.

Our mission is to help our students form a new vision of International management opportunities and administration skills, free from stereotypes and restrictions.

Our successful graduates will learn to understand the processes on the global marketplace and in the international corporate environment, and develop leadership, administrative and analytical skills to be able to work in a multi-cultural team.

Our competitive advantages include

  • modern teaching techniques, such as cross-disciplinary cases, master-classes, discussions;
  • possible combination of studies and work, which contributes to professional development;
  • group project work, apprenticeship in Russian and foreign companies;
  • an opportunity to improve your level of English (Russian – for foreign students);
  • a joint team of lecturers from BSU and partner-universities.

Lectures are given in English and in Russian.

  • Strategic Management;
  • Teambuilding;
  • Business English;
  • Contemporary Strategy Analysis;
  • World Banking System;
  • International Taxation;
  • Leadership;
  • International Integration Processes.

Our successful graduates get a good start for professional development as managers in production, service sector, in regional representative offices or divisions of transnational companies, or as self-employed businesspersons.

This program is designed for senior and middle managers, experts and specialists working in marketing, sales and communications. You will acquire competences in market-oriented strategic management and working out a competitive marketing development strategy, as well as apply your knowledge in practical organization marketing, research work and pedagogy. You will learn to use methods of strategic analysis and methods of forming organization marketing strategy, develop a brief for advertising product, work out a project and manage a market research, develop company communication strategy, plan and carry out ATL- and BTL-events, use Internet-based technologies for business purposes and customer relations methods, analyze a competitive environment in an industry market, and manage brands.

  • Integrated Marketing Communications in Business;
  • Brand Management;
  • Internet-based Technologies in Business;
  • Sales Management and E-Commerce;
  • Direct Marketing;
  • Brand Equity Management;
  • Theory and Practices of Consumer Behavior;
  • ATL- and BTL-technologies;
  • Market Research;
  • Competition in Industry Market.

Our successful graduates will be eagerly employed by any enterprises that operate in the market or are interested in developing their business in the contemporary market, or they will be able to start and develop their own business.

The program is designed for middle managers and specialists interested in developing their career, university graduates who want to acquire professional management skills, entrepreneurs aimed at developing their business, and others. We shall help you learn about the most recent trends and achieve-ments in management, develop business administration skills and your leadership potential.

Our advantages
  • Highly-qualified teaching staff including both academic lecturers and practical business people;
  • Case studies of real businesses, application of up-to-date practical and analytical tools, business games, et al;
  • Evening classes, individual academic timetable in case of your heavy workload;
  • Home assignments focusing on your business or employment, and feedback from teachers with detailed analysis and recommendations;
  • Entrance exam preparation course for those who don’t have a Bachelor’s degree in Management;
  • State-sponsored places, scholarship;
  • Help in finding potential employment and career development.

Our successful graduates are highly qualified managers, business analysts and researches prepared to work for companies and organizations of all sizes and in various industries, as well as for state and municipal bodies.


The program is based on an interdisciplinary approach and integrated knowledge of social psychology, economic psychology, management psychology and ethnic psychology. Our aim is to train psychologists capable of various professional activities: scientific research, psychological practices, innovation projects, organizing and management, pedagogy.

The program boasts well-trained graduates able to operate effective techniques and use economy-related skills in various spheres of national economy and in entrepreneurship, analyze features of various social groups involved in socio-economic and political life, and solve cross-cultural tasks in business and political spheres. The latter has become an essential issue in international business culture, management, service, public administration, as well as scientific research.

  • Fundamentals of Economic Psychology;
  • Economic Ethnopsychology;
  • Psychology of Interethnic Relations;
  • Fundamentals of Conflict Resolution Studies: particularities of economic and management conflicts;
  • Eco-psychology and Psychosomatic Studies;
  • HR-Management;
  • Innovation Studies Psychology;
  • Psychology of Image-Making
Public Administration

AAlong with the knowledge of Management, Economy, Humanities, the course provides legal training, which takes into account the increased scope of functions related to law enforcement activities and preparation of legal documents.

The program prepares graduate students for work in the federal government, state government bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, local government, state and municipal institutions, public sector organizations, nonprofit organizations, etc.

Our mission

is to train managers and executives to be able to develop and provide legal support to and implement socio-economic policies of the government.

The objectives of the program are

- to train and retrain specialists for the system of public (state and municipal) administration;

- to provide education in the law to managers and executives;

- to create socio-cultural environment and provide conditions that ensure professional adaptation of graduate students as public servants and/or researchers;

- to stick to the principle of the unity of theory and practice, which makes graduates of the program able to fulfill their professional duties.

  • international trade;
  • international marketing;
  • internet marketing;
  • e-business in international trade;
  • strategic management;
  • business intelligence;
  • business design;
  • project management;
  • risk management.
Social Work

The program is designed for managers and specialists of social welfare management departments; social service institutions; healthcare and educational organizations, government employment agencies; medical and social assessment institutions; the Federal Migration Service; penal institutions; organizations of the Ministry of Emergency Situations; organizations in public retirement income system and social security insurance.

  • Methodological problems of social work technology and practice;
  • Contemporary theories of social work;
  • Comparative study of social work management in Russia and abroad;
  • Staffing and social work specialist training ;
  • Corporate social responsibility;
  • Social policy and reform;
  • Social work economy and resource provision problems;
  • Organization of social work at regional and municipal levels;
  • The problem of social welfare legislation improvement;
  • Quantitative and qualitative methods in social work research ;
  • Case technologies in social work.

Baikal State University offers a master's program "Expert business Analytics" in the direction of 01.04.05 "Statistics". During this program, you will gain comprehensive knowledge in the field of statistical methods and data analysis, in the field of rapidly developing network analysis, and acquire skills and abilities for critical analysis and interpretation of data.

Relevance of the program. The task of an expert in the field of business Analytics is to use business analysis methods to identify the needs of the organization's activities and scientific justification of the chosen approach for further development of the enterprise with maximum efficiency.

The main professional competencies of the graduate:
  • development and improvement of systems of statistical indicators and methods of their calculation;
  • designing new forms of statistical reporting;
  • development of probabilistic statistical analysis methods;
  • organization and conduct of scientific research;
  • statistical modeling and forecasting of the consequences of identified statistical patterns;
  • preparation of analytical reviews, reports, presentations, recommendations, draft normative documents based on statistical calculations;
  • ntroduction of innovative methods of data collection and processing;
  • balancing and interdependence of statistical indicators;
  • consulting on the implementation of innovative statistical methods;
  • organization of activities and management of divisions of the Federal state statistics service and project activities of commercial structures.
  • Business statistics;
  • Time series analysis and forecasting;
  • Applied econometrics;
  • Databases;
  • Modern mass data processing technologies;
  • Financial Analytics;
  • Economic statistics;
  • Project management;
  • Investment analysis;
  • Assessment of business risks.

Graduates of this master's program are highly valued in any enterprise and can apply their knowledge in various sectors of the national economy in the public, commercial sectors and science.

Master's degree is the second stage in the training of specialists with higher education. Training in the direction of "Water bioresources and aquaculture" allows you to deepen and individualize the preparation of undergraduates and specialists in the agricultural sector for production, management, research, project and teaching activities.

Training in the master's program "Aquatic bioresources and aquaculture" is carried out using modern methods and an individual approach.

What will they teach you?
  • Assess the ecological condition and suitability of natural and artificial reservoirs for fish habitat
  • Study and control the population of commercial fish and other hydrobionts (crustaceans, mollusks), plants, river and marine animals
  • Engage in artificial breeding and cultivation of various fish, shellfish, crustaceans and algae
  • Calculate the required amount of fish feed and determine its quality
  • Control the quality of aquaculture facilities grown
  • Study various diseases, pathologies of fish and methods of their prevention and treatment
  • Ensure the environmental safety of fisheries reservoirs, their inhabitants and aquaculture products
  • Protect and regulate the volume of catch of hydrobionts in the seas and inland waters
  • To carry out fisheries management and environmental assessment
  • Participate in the design of fish farms, spawning-growth and commercial fish farms
  • Predict the effects of human activity on aquatic ecosystems
  • Conduct scientific research in the field of aquatic bioresources and aquaculture, participate in field environmental observations using laboratory equipment
  • Organize work and manage the team at the enterprises of the fishing industry
  • Teach specialized subjects in universities and colleges
  • Biological basis of fish farming;
  • Fish genetics and breeding;
  • Artificial reproduction of fish;
  • Ichthyology;
  • Methods of fisheries research;
  • Fisheries legislation;
  • Commercial fish farming;
  • Microbiology, etc.

Well-known scientists and industry specialists are involved in conducting a number of courses.

Future professions:

biologist, research biologist, production manager, hydrobiologist, ichthyologist, ichthyopathologist, fish protection inspector, microbiologist , fish breeder engineer, fish processor.

Masters of this field of study are analysts, managers, economists, civil servants, researchers, experts in the field of fisheries and aquaculture.

Students gain in-depth knowledge about the suitability of reservoirs for fish breeding, evaluating the quality of fish products, implementing technologies for breeding and catching fish; students acquire teaching skills in higher educational institutions; students undergo practical training in production.

If you are interested in who to work with after graduation, you should know that you can hold both positions in public organizations and get a job in private companies. You can also open your own enterprise for the production of fish products.

Partnerships with employers
  • Ministry of agriculture of Irkutsk region;
  • Federal service "Rosprirodnadzor" for Irkutsk region;
  • Angara-Baikal territorial administration of the Federal Agency for fisheries (Republic of Buryatia, Irkutsk region, Zabaykalsky Krai).
  • The Baikal branch of the FGBI "Glavrybvod"