Summer school

Doing business in Russia and worldwide: Innovative solutions for challenging times


7 – 16 Jul, 2021


ONLINE + OFFLINE in YEkaterinburg, russia

About The project

VIII International Summer School

10-day intensive programme gives 5 ECTS upon successful completion, focused on project management, entrepreneurship and business environment in Russia and globally with the emphasis on the best practices that companies from different industries have discovered and implemented during the pandemic crisis

The programme is an innovative mixture of 4 integrated components


from professors of the Ural Federal University and partner universities on global Outlook and the future of the world and Russian economy, new tracks for the development of local business, cross-cultural communications (offline with streaming, online synchronously and asynchronously)


cases of successful businesses of graduates of the International Management program, virtual field visits, master classes and company cases in fields of experience economy, traditional industries, transport and agriculture (online, offline with streaming); by the beginning of the Summer School, we plan to publish a brochure of the program partners' case studies on the best innovative solutions in the field of business models during the crisis


including team project setup session, consultations with team tutors, group work, presentation of projects (online and offline)


virtual and real tours of Yekaterinburg and museum centers, Hackathon, "World Cuisines: Chef for a Day".

The programme includes two tracks for participants: an online format for those who cannot come to Yekaterinburg and an offline format. Both tracks are for one group of participants.



The programme grants 5 ECTS upon successful completion. Partner universities' students are eligible for a 50 € discount.

Apply now to guarantee your place in the programme

What do people say about Summer School?

Unforgettable events


Visit to Advertising Agensy DELTAPLAN and SKBLab

Office room of the Hang-glider is recognized by the most original architectural business project of 2016. But visits to our partners were interesting not to these.

The participants of school inspired with new knowledge on the lawn which is filled in with the sun at offices of the companies


Visit to OJSC Zhirovoy kombinat, Ekaterinburg city

The main porpose of this viist was to show how manage the business in traditional industry. The master class and excursion in plant have shown to participants that the market of foodstuff is one of the steadiest as provides food independence of the country and has stable demand from outside not only consumers - house hozsystvo, but also a set of the branches which are releasing nonfoods.

Cases of export activity of plant and demonstration of the modern technological line became an important element of an excursion


A company “Ural Airlines” was visited by the participants of the International Summer School

According to feedbacks from the participants this excursion was one of the most interesting and valuable. Professional pilots share their experience with Russian and foreign students and let dive into their hard work


lecture “Global Outlook or What the Future Holds for World Economy”

Tatiana Embulaeva, the Senior Banker of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development told about the global trends of the uncertain economic environment in the world were considered and students were given important insights on how the economy will behave after the pandemic is over