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Jones Lang Lasalle launches real estate Master of Science programme with MGU

Moscow, 17 May 2010 – Jones Lang LaSalle announces the launch of the joint project with the Graduate School of Business Administration Moscow State University im Lomonosova (GSBA MSU) to create the Master of Science Programme which will specialize in commercial real estate and will be under Jones Lang LaSalle exclusive sponsorship.

This programme is intended for graduates from the leading national and international universities, who would like to study in the GSBA MSU and see their professional future working in the international real estate industry. This is a two-year commercial programme. Jones Lang LaSalle commits itself to be involved in the educational process and content by delivering seminars and practical aspects, including case studies and property tours, to the students on particular subjects related to the real estate sector. Students will also have a chance to participate in internship in Jones Lang LaSalle and meet its international experts.

Charles Boudet, Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle Russia and CIS says: “We believe that this initiative is a serious breakthrough on the current real estate market in Russia from the educational standpoint which will give postgraduates great opportunity to join companies with the profound theoretical and practical knowledge of the real estate market. Becoming the sponsor of this programme we are demonstrating our eagerness to invest into future and become an employer of choice for the new generation of the real estate leaders”.

About Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2009 global revenue of $2.5 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 60 countries from 750 locations worldwide, including 180 corporate offices. The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 149 million square meters worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with approximately $40 billion of assets under management.
In Russia and CIS Jones Lang LaSalle have offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kiev and Almaty. Jones Lang LaSalle, Russia was voted Consultant of the Year in 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 at the Commercial Real Estate Awards, Moscow and Consultant of the Year at the Commercial Real Estate Awards 2009, St. Petersburg. For further information, please visit our Web site