The Moscow International Higher Business School MIRBIS was founded of the basis of the inter-government agreement between Russia and Italy in 1988. The founders of MIRBIS are the Plekhanov Economic Academy of Russia and the Italian Economic and Research Society NOMISMA.
Since the establishment of the Moscow International Higher Business School MIRBIS in 1988 over 18 thousand students graduated from executive and management development courses, BA, MA and MBA degree programs and professional training courses offered by MIRBIS.
In 2004 MIRBIS became the first non-state independent Business School in Russia that was accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA). AMBA extended international accreditation to all MIRBIS MBA programs. Since 2006 MIRBIS has been the only business school which has international accreditations for all its academic programs on top of the MBA, its Bachelor degree courses are accredited by the EFMD EPAS, and Master degrees have the accreditation of the AMBA PEMM.