Free Economic and Business School

Free Economic School – is a non-government educational project with an experimental approach to studying. Economists, sociologists, journalists and representatives of other professions, whose activity is related to economic processes, may take training course.

The educatory process consists of four days of intense lections and seminars in theory and practice of macroeconomic processes form leading thinkers and our contemporaries.

Dates of school – April, 21 – 24. 2016

Duration of course – 4 days since 9.00 till 21.00

The course is dedicated to studying macroeconomics, economic processes and reforms, economic security. A range of lectures of economics will include different areas: oil and gas, agricultural sector, infrastructure.

Free Economic School


Schedule: April, 21 - 24. 2016, from Thursday till Sunday since 9.00 until 21.00

Program: dedicated to macroeconomic education, economic reforms, factors of economic growth. Educational program consists of lectures, workshops, master-classes and discussions. 

Final Results: Free Economic School Graduate Certificate, internship with lectern trainers in banks, consulting companies and state financial institutions

Upon lectern completion students have a test on the material covered during the lectures and discussions. Those, who successfully graduate, will attend (together with trainers) state financial institutions, a number of business companies, meet their directors.

Educational trip to European Union will be on May 2016

Entering to the Free Economic Lectern

There are no professional or age restrictions for entering Free Economic School.

Economic education is a plus. If you have only general idea on economics, you will have more enhanced training and intense self-development.

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The cost is 1700 hryvnias for all lecterns, educational visits to state and commercial organizations, educational materials, internships 

Attention! Those, who had made the payment, will enter the course. Usually we get about 700 applications and the seats are limited. We earnestly ask you not to delay the entering and making the payment.


The educatory course consists of 25 lections, seminars and master-classes and takes 4 days from 9 am to 9 pm
Дмитрий Раимов

Dmitriy Raimov

Founder and curator of Free Economic School


Alla Guryanova

Alla Guryanova

Entry Manager in Free Economic School

Viktoria Yermolenko

Viktoria Yermolenko

Entry Manager in Free Economic School, International and Ukrainian Internship Coordinator


Contact information for entry

(Monday – Friday since 9:00 till 18:00, Saturday and Sunday – days off)

+38 044 362 28 36

+38 067 508 68 58

+38 093 252 27 31

mail to: [email protected]

Lectern venue: Volodumurska, st. 57 



Evgen Chichvarkin


Vladislav Inozemtsev

Russian economist

Alexander Talavera

Decent at Sheffield University Management School (England)

Vyacheslav Rabinovich

Head of Moscow office of Diamond Age Capital Advisors Ltd

Alex Lisitsa

President of Ukrainian agriculture business club

Vladislav Rashkovan

Deputy Head at the National Bank of Ukraine 

Igor Umanskiy

First Deputy of Finance Minister of Ukraine (since October 2014), Finance Minister of Ukraine (2009 – 2010), Deputy Head of State Investment and Innovation Agency (2007 – 2008)

Vladimir Lapa

Deputy Director General at Ukrainian Grain Association (2002 – 2004), Head of the Department at the Ukrainian Agricultural Confederation (2005 – 2007)

Alexandr Harchenko

Managing Director at the Center for study of energy

Mihail Sokolov

Economist, Resuscitation reform package

Vasiliy Yurchishyn

Professor at Economic Policy Department of National Academy for Public Administration under the President of Ukraine, director of economic programs of the Ukrainian Centre for Economic and Political Studies named after Olexander Razumkov (since 2005)

David Sakvaleridze

First deputy Attorney General of Georgia, Attorney General of Tbilisi

Taras Kozak

President of "Univer" investment group

Aleksey Geraschenko

Finance Teacher at Kiev Mohyla Business School, financial director at “Yug-Contract” (until 2012), one of the best financial directors in Ukraine

Giovanni Salvetti

Co-head Rothschild  of Russia and CIS

Andrey Zakrevskiy

Economist, oil and gas recovery engineers, oil sector investment consultant

Aleksandr Kava

Deputy Head Ministry of Infrastucture. Head of the Centre of Economic and Political Analysis, transport expert

Valentin Zemlyanskiy

Energy expert, ex-Head of Administration of The National Joint Stock Company Naftogaz of Ukraine

Innesa Love

Professor at the University of Hawaii. She holds a PhD from Columbia University in New York and MA from American  University in Washington DC. She worked for the World Bank from 2001-2012.

Yuliya Demyanyk

Senior research economist in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. She is a member of the household finance section of the Banking Policy and Analysis Group, which conducts research on regulatory policy and banking issues and provides advice on financial policy formulation

Ilo Glonti

Adviser to the Mayor of Ternopil (Ukraine)

Georgiy Vashadze

Deputy Minister of Justice of Georgia, member of Parliament of Georgia, administrative reform coordinator in Georgia

Valeriy Pekar

Vice-president of Ukrainian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

Olesia Verchenko

Academic Director KSE, Senior Economist. Education: M.A., University of Lausanne, 2001; Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2008

Pavlo Kuhta

Economist, Resuscitation reform package

Olexand Starodubtsev

Coordinator of non-government platform "New Country", head of Department of public procurement in Ukrainian Government

Timofey Milovanov

Professor of economics at University of Pittsburgh, co-founder of VoxUkraine

Yevgeniy Pentsak

Finance Professor at Kiev Mohyla Business School, Head of program Master of Banking and Finance

Andrey Dubetsky

Co-founder Bitcoin Foundation Ukraine, founder bitcoin startup COINGAND

Oleg Malkin

Chairman of board of directors at Company First Investment Bank (PIN Bank)

Denis Chernyshov

Chairman of board of directors of Bank Petrocommerce-Ukraine, before that worked as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Ukrgasbank

Boris Kushniruk

Ukrainian economist 

Sergey Budkin

Investment banker, FinPoint partner

Tato Urdzhumellashvili

Head of Competition and Government Procurement Agency of Georgia

Shota Utiashvili

Deputy Minister of Internal Minister in Execution of Sentences, Probation and Legal Assistance in Georgia (till 2012), previously Head of External Communication Department of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia

Mikhail Kukhar

Economist, Chief Editor at “Mysl” magazine

Sergey Yaremenko

Deputy Head of the National Bank of Ukraine (Block of Money and Credit and Exchange Rate Policy), Head of Currency Regulation Department at the National Bank of Ukraine (since 1996)

Anatoliy Guley

Chairman of Interbank Currency Exchange of Ukraine, ex-Chairman of bank “Oschadbank”

Viktor Suslov

Chairman of Financial Services Authority of Ukraine (2002 – 2008)

Larisa Burakova

Consultant at UN Economic Commission for Europe, author of the book about reforms in Georgia “Why Georgia managed”