MGIMO Honorary Doctors

The list of MGIMO-University Honorary Doctors includes numerous prominent state, political and civil society leaders, diplomatic figures, scientists and academicians who work in the domain of international relations and foreign policy. Among them:

·         Recep Tayyip Erdoğan - Prime Minister of Turkey;

·         Irina Bokova - UNESCO Director-General;

·         Vinton Cerf - Google vice-president and one of "the fathers of Internet";

·         Shimon Peres - President of the State of Israel;

·         Ban Ki-moon - Secretary-General of the United Nations;

·         Mahmoud Abbas - President of the Palestinian National Authority and Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organisation;

·         Verónica Michelle Bachelet Jeria - President of Chile;

·         Thierry de Montbrial - Director-General of the French Institute of International Relations (IFRI);

·         Louise Arbour - UN High Commissioner for Human Rights;

·         Boutros Boutros-Ghali - Secretary-General of the United Nations;

·         George Soros - American financier and philanthropist;

·         and a lot of other outstanding political, economic, scientific and cultural leaders.

The full list of MGIMO-University Honorary Doctors is available at (in Russian)