Rector - Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation

Doctor of E​conomics, Professor, Honored Scholar of the Russian Federation; Corresponding Member, Russian Academy of Education.

Rector of Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation

Education and Qualifications:

1971-1976 – Moscow Financial Institute, now: the Federal State-Funded Educational Institution of Higher Education « Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation » (Financial University), Faculty of Economics and Lending

Major: Finance and Lending

Qualification Obtained: Economist

1976 – 1981 – Postgraduate studies department, Moscow Financial Institute (Department of Political Economy)

Academic Degrees and Titles 

1981 – PhD (Economics)

1988 – Associate Professor

1998 – Full Professor

2000 – Doctor of Economics

Employment Experience

Moscow Financial Institute, Financial Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation (since 1992), Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation (since 2010) (Assistant, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor, Full Professor);

1981-1982 – Deputy Dean, Department of Finance and Economics;

1982-1984 – Head of the HR Department

1984-1987 – Dean, Faculty of International Economic Relations;

1987-1991 – Head of a team of Soviet professors, University of Aden (People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen, presently the Yemen Arab Republic)

1991-2002 – Vice-Rector for Economic Affairs; Vice-Rector for Teaching and Learning; First Vice-Rector for Teaching and Learning;

2002-2006 – First Vice-Rector;

2006 – up to the present – Rector

In his capacity of Rector and Chairman of the Academic Council of the Financial University, one of the leading Russian economist-training universities and research centers, he supervises the work related to the University integration into the bachelor/master level-based system (in line with the principles of the Bologna Declaration), supervises the activity of the teaching staff and the administrative staff aimed at innovative development and ensures the transformation of the University into the modern-type university and its integration into the European Higher Education Area, international academic and research community. In his capacity of Chairman of the All-Russia Teaching Methodology Association in charge of training economists, he coordinates the work of the teaching staff of over 700 economist-training universities that are members of the Association.

Research Work 

A. Eskindarov is a renowned economist. The scope of his research interests has been expanding over the years. His research interests now include: issues related to labor and production efficiency; issues related to financial and industrial group formation and development; corporate governance; economic issues related to the global development; international and Russian education system issues.

He is Chairman of Dissertation Examination Boards examining works prepared by the persons majoring in World Economy and Economics and Economic Management. He is an academic supervisor of postgraduate students and doctoral degree seekers.

He is Chairman of the Editorial Board of the Vestnik Finansovogo Universiteta (Financial University Bulletin) journal and a member of Editorial Boards at various journals.


  • Coins and Banknotes from the Ancient Period to the Present: the Origin and the Evolution (2014)
  • Legal Risks in the Public Management System. Monograph  (2014)
  • Theoretical and Applied Aspects in the Modern Entrepreneurship Development. Monograph (2014)
  • The Competitiveness of the National Economy in a Multipolar World: Russia, India, China [Russian edition ] (2015)
  • The Competitiveness of the National Economy in a Multipolar World: Russia, India, China [Translated from Russian] (2015)
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