1982 – Moscow Financial Institute, International economic relations faculty, International currency and monetary relations, diploma with excellence.
1982-1985 – Internal postgraduate program, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, RAS
1986 – Candidate of Science (Economics), dissertation "Impact of international interon the economy of FRG ", discipline 08.00.14 "World Economy".
Deputy Directory for Scientific Work
1985 - 1989 – scientific associate of Western Europe Department, Institute of World Economy and International Relations
1989 - 1991 – Head of FRG sector, Institute of Europe, RAS
1992 - present – Head of Center for German studies, IE RAS
2004 - present – Head of Department of country studies, IE RAS
Scope of scientific interests:
Social, economic and political development of FRG, economic order policy, regional and innovation policy of the German state and federal lands, financial, credit and monetary policy, foreign economic activity of German companies,
Russian-European and Russian-German relations.
Membership in scientific associations:
Scientific Council of IE RAS
editorial board of «Contemporary Europe» journal and monograph series "The Old World – the New Times" (IE RAS)
"Russia-Germany" Society board
supervisory board of Society of Young Russian and German Economists «Dialogue»