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Finance University under the Government of the Russian Federation
date of foundation: 1919
Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation (FinU or Financial University) (Russian: Финансовый университет при Правительстве Российской Федерации) is a public university located in Moscow, Russia. It is considered among top five universities in Russia according to Forbes and RBC as well as one of the oldest Russian universities preparing economists, financiers, philosophers, bankers and financial lawyers.FinU had several bygone names:
Moscow Institute of Economics and Finance (1919–1946)
Moscow Finance Institute (1946–1990)
State Finance Academy (1991–1992)
Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation (1992–2010)Financial University consists of eight faculties, 40 departments, three institutes, two high schools, two research institutes, eight centers, two training – science laboratories, a network of regional offices – 11 branches and four offices open in seven regions of Russia.
The university graduates include the third wealthiest person in Russia, Mikhail Prokhorov, Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Khloponin, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, Governor of Krasnoyarsk Krai Lev Kuznetsov, CEO of Gazprombank Andrey Akimov and some others who have taken up leading positions in politics, business and academia.
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