Moscow, December 4, 2019 - The Master of International Finance program realized in English  at the Financial University in Moscow is now approved by IMA's​ (Institute of Management Accountants) Higher Education Endorsement Program. 

“This is an excellent recognition for our curriculum and will help our students to move on in an international career here in Russia or abroad," said Professor Alexander Ilyinsky, Dean of the International Finance Faculty.

Alain Mulder, Senior Director, European Operations at IMA congratulated the university on this recognition and the quality of its management accounting curriculum. 

“IMA is proud to recognize the Financial University and the education they provide. We are very delighted to have such a strong partnership with this prestigious university," said Mulder.

Students of the university will also join the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) scholarship program. With the CMA Scholarship, students can complete the CMA program at no cost. For nearly 50 years, the CMA certification has been the benchmark for management accountants, certifying mastery of 12 core practice areas in the profession. Students can use the CMA Scholarship to complete the exam before graduation and gain the competitive edge to kick start their career. 


About IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants)

IMA®, named the 2017 and 2018 Professional Body of the Year by The Accountant/International Accounting Bulletin, is one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession. Globally, IMA supports the profession through research, the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) and CSCA® (Certified in Strategy and Competitive Analysis) programs, continuing education, networking, and advocacy of the highest ethical business practices. IMA has a global network of more than 125,000 members in 150 countries and 300 professional and student chapters. Headquartered in Montvale, N.J., USA, IMA provides localized services through its four global regions: The Americas, Asia/Pacific, Europe, and Middle East/India. For more information about IMA, please visit