In 2008 GSBA and EBS (Germany) start German-Russian MBA in Logistics
The Graduate School of Business Administration (GSBA) of Moscow State University, Russia, and the European Business School (EBS), Germany, received universal approval by Russian and German politicians on federal and state level for strengthening the German-Russian educational collaboration. As part of the Petersburg Dialogue in Wiesbaden, Germany, amongst others German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed the extension of the academic cooperation between Russia and Germany in education and research, as put into practice by the cooperation of GSBA and EBS.
On the seventh Petersburg Dialogue an agreement on future Russian-German academic collaboration was signed by Prof. Dr. Sadovnichy, Rector of Moscow State Unversity, and Prof. Dr. Vikhanskiy, Dean of GSBA, as well as Prof. Dr. Jahns, Rector of EBS, and Prof. Dr. Bergmann, Deputy Secretary General of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The signing took place in the presence of Roland Koch, Prime Minister of the Federal State of Hesse, and Russian politician Mikhail Gorbatschow. As part of the agreement GSBA and EBS start a joint MBA for Logistics and Supply Chain Management in February 2008. The two year program is supported by the DAAD and will take place at the premises of GSBA in Moscow with workshops in Germany. Both partnering universities are ranked among the top institutions in their respective countries and the aim of the cooperation is the strengthening of the academic exchange of students, lectures and know-how in the area of Logistics and Supply Chain Management between Russia and Germany.