State University of Management is the leading Russian university in the field of management education, the public institution of higher education under federal jurisdiction, has the status of a legal entity and operates in accordance with a perpetual license series AAA 001615 registration number 1551 from 25 July, 2011 and the certificate of state accreditation Series AA 001151 registration number 1122 valid from March 7, 2008 to March 7, 2013.
SUM has the right to realize educational activities for the educational programs of higher and supplementary professional education and issue the state standard certificates of education to those graduates, who have confirmed their knowledge of appropriate educational programs on the final state certification.
Main educational programs of higher education at the university are implemented in four forms:
full-time, part-time (evening), distance studies and external studies.
Today SUM is the largest management university with over then 15.000 students in 17 bachelor, 8 master directions, 24 specialties and 55 specializations. There are 20 directions of postgraduate study with more then 800 students. Every year about 1500 specialists and business managers take professional development course.
Over the years of its existence the university has prepared more then 100 000 professionals for various economical branches.
SUM includes more then 15 faculties, 64 cathedras and 16 departments for supplementary education, scientific research units and one affiliated unit.
The university has its international activity, which insures the recognition of SUM as an active participant in the worldwide scientific and educational process, rising of international weight of Degree certificates of State University of Management, its recognition by international educational associations and organizations, internationalization of study process by development of international academic mobility.
Nowadays SUM cooperates with more than 50 Universities in Germany, Italy, Austria, France, China, the UK, the USA, the Nitherlands, Korea, Norway, Spain, Finland etc.
SUM is a member of many international organizations and associations as The International Association of Universities (IAU), European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), Central and East European Management Development Association