UNECON - St. Petersburg State University of Economics, Russia



UNECON is one of the leading Universities in Russia. Our cooperation provides exchange programs as well as joint research.


International student exchange week with Partner University from St. Petersburg

In November 2015 a group of students of the state University St. Petersburg UNECON visited Kalaidos University in Zurich for their first time. For one week Prof. Dr. Tatjana Nikitina and Prof. Dr. Elena Tarasenko together with 12 students  and 2 doctoral students, followed courses at the Swiss Institute for Financial Education (SIF). The group completed a specially designed course in "Financial Services Management". They took part in introductory courses into "Banking", “Corporate Finance ", "Pensions", " Accounting and Controlling" and "Alternative Investments". The program also included visits to the Swiss National Bank at Bern, the Russian Desk of Credit Suisse in Zurich as well as the FIFA, the International Federation of Association Football.

At the end of the visit, all participants received a certificate as proof of their new skills. Our photo shows the group after the certificate presentation, together with the rector of Kalaidos FH, Dr. Jakob Limacher (8th from right), and the director of the Swiss Institute for Financial Education, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Koye (left).