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Institution Name:
Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University
Institution Type:
Company (101+ employees)
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Institution description:
Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University has a long-standing and successful history over 100 years where a great deal of important discoveries and inventions have been made. SPbPU has recently become the "National Research University" — a recognized Russian and international leader in the field of higher engineering and economic education. Nowadays, it is the leading university of Russia with over than 30 000 students and rapidly increasing number of foreign students.

SPbPU provides a wide range of courses for international students with 49 different bachelor's degree programs, 200 master's degree programs, 90 PhD programs, and 90 doctorate programs. A number of non-degree and international educational programs are also offered.

Today the SPb Polytechnic University structure includes: 11 Institutes, more than 100 departments and 120 R&E laboratories; a big number of research centers, innovation laboratories and a science park, fundamental library, student campus, medical center, modern sports center, concert halls.

St. Petersburg Polytechnic University is happy to offer international programs taught both in Russian and in English, which are very popular among students from all over the world. Students, who are willing to get either Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees in Russian, may take a Foundation Program. Aside from these, there are plenty of international programs entirely delivered in English for both Master’s degree and for Bachelor’s.

If you are thinking of developing professional knowledge and getting real-life practical skills we can offer a wide range of International Master’s Degree Programs in Engineering, Natural Sciences and Management & Economics, and you will definitively benefit from their key advantages:

Studies in English;
Student Mobility;
Double Degree Options;
Professors with High Expertise;
Practice and Research Activities;
State-of-the-art Labs and Equipment;
Internships and Field Trips;
Comfortable Dormitories;
Eventful Students' Life in the most Beautiful City of Russia.
We offer 20 MSc Degree programs in English in:


Civil Engineering
Energy Efficient and Sustainable Building
Energy Technology DOUBLE DEGREE
Power Plant Engineering
Electrical Power Engineering
Innovative Technologies in Metallurgy
Intelligent Systems DOUBLE DEGREE
Communication Design
Advanced Dynamics of Discreet and Continuum Mechanics
Continuum Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications
Materials and Structures for Extreme and Special Conditions

Mesoscopics and Advanced Materials
Microelectronics of Telecommunication Systems
Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology
Photonics and Nanoelectronics

International Business Development DOUBLE DEGREE
Business Development and Innovation in International Context
International Marketing Management DOUBLE DEGREE
Innovative Entrepreneurship
Region Studies: Russian Federation
Duration of studies for Master's degrees: 2 years
You will also definitively benefit from studies and everyday life in the most beautiful city of Russia – Saint-Petersburg! Saint-Petersburg is considered to be a steady bridge between Russia and Europe welcoming people from all over the world.

We'd like to highlight a few best things about Saint- Petersburg as:

Great city for sightseeing;
Brilliant architecture and stunning views to explore;
Exciting cultural and social life;
Picturesque surroundings and suburbs to go for a day;
Magic White Nights in summer;
and intelligent friendly people around!

Keeping pace with global trends in higher education SPbPU is keen on international Bachelor’s degree programs development. We are pleased to offer our first thoroughly tailored ‘International Business’ program for prospective bachelors taught in English, which is the most sought-after and popular among young people.


International students are provided with double accommodation in a two-room apartment with shared facilities and a kitchen in the comfortable student dormitory. All the apartments are equipped with a bed, a bedside table, a desk, chairs, a wardrobe, curtains, and bed linen. There is also an electric cooker, a refrigerator, a table, a microwave in the kitchen. There is a free wi-fi zone in the dormitory lobbies.


The campus of Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University is located in the north-west district of the city, very close to underground (subway). You can easily get to the center of the city using undeground within 20 minutes. The nearest underground station is 5-7 minutes walk from the student dormitory.

We welcome prospective students to our university in the most charming city ever!

Kind Regards, SPbPU Team
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