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The story of Schmidt & Schmidt started in 2009, when Russia Research Group was founded at the University of Passau. The group consisted of students of Business Administration, European Studies and Legal Studies faculties.

The group's main priorities were political and cultural processes in the Russian Federation. Furthermore, the group started to follow social and economical tendencies and was engaged with market research in the entire East-European area.

In October 2011 Schmidt & Schmidt was founded within the Russia Research Group. The company is specialised in export consulting and the distribution of innovative products by European small and medium-sized businesses in Russia.

In 2015 an independent representative office was established in Moscow - LLC Schmidt and Schmidt.

In January 2017 the private company was incorporated into the trade register under the name Schmidt & Schmidt OHG.