1983 – MGIMO University, Faculty of international economic relations
1987 – external postgraduate program, MGIMO University, Faculty of international economic relations, Candidate of Science (Economics).
2002 – Institute of Europe RAS, Doctor of Science (Economics) – dissertation "Economic and Monetary Union of EU. International Aspect".
2012 – MGIMO University, Department of European integration, Professor
Deputy Directory for Scientific Work
2012-present – Principal scientific associate, IE RAS.
2003-2012 – Head of European Integration Department, MGIMO.
2007-2012 – Counselor to Principal, MGIMO.
2005-2007 – Deputy Principal for new educational projects, MGIMO.
1989-2003 – IE RAS – scientific associate, senior scientific associate, Head of sector, Head of Department of European integration.
2000-2003 – Counselor to General Director, Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange.
2002-2003 – Professor, Higher School of Economics, World politics department.
1983-1988 – Economist, «Novoexport» company, Foreign Trade Ministry of USSR.
Scope of scientific interests:
Theory and practice of regional integration, European economic integration, Economic and Monetary Union of EU, international financial and monetary system, monetary integration, EU economy, Russia-EU relations.
Total number of publications:
over 120 publications in Russia and abroad. Author of two individual and several collective monographs.
Membership in scientific associations:
Vice-President of Russian Association of European Studies,
member of Expert Council of «Russia in Global Politics» journal,
editor of «European Union: facts and comments» quarterly review
member of European Money and Finance Forum, laureate of Russian Science Support Foundation in nomination «Best Economists of RAS» 2002 – 2004.