Finance and Economics Institutes

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Finance and Economics Institutes


in the USSR, institutes that train economists for work in the State Bank of the USSR (Gosbank), the Ministry of Finance, financial and credit organizations and institutions, and the finance departments of enterprises.

As of 1976, there were five such institutes: the All-Union Correspondence Finance and Economics Institute (founded 1958 in Moscow), the V. V. Kuibyshev Kazan Finance and Economics Institute (1931), the N. A. Voznesenskii Leningrad Financial and Economic Institute (1930), the Moscow Finance Institute (1946), and the Ternopol’ Finance and Economics Institute (1971). The all-Union institute’s 14 affiliates are located in, among other places, Barnaul, Briansk, Volgograd, Voronezh, Gorky, Omsk, Orenburg, and Khabarovsk.

Finance and economics institutes have day (with the exception of the all-Union institute), evening, correspondence, and preparatory divisions (faculties). The program of study lasts four years (five years at the Moscow Finance Institute). Graduate programs are offered at the all-Union, Leningrad, and Moscow institutes. The Leningrad and Moscow institutes are authorized to accept dissertations for the candidate of sciences and doctor of sciences degrees. Economists are also trained for careers in finance at economics institutes, commercial and economic institutes, and certain universities.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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