Peter The Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University

Saint-Petersburg is an important educational, scientific, economic and cultural center of Russia. The city plays a leading role in the political and the economic life of the country and the world. Saint-Petersburg is fairly considered as one of the most …
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Peter The Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University

Saint-Petersburg is an important educational, scientific, economic and cultural center of Russia. The city plays a leading role in the political and the economic life of the country and the world. Saint-Petersburg is fairly considered as one of the most splendid European cities. Frequently named "northern capital" of Russia it is not only an open-air museum, but also an illustration of the last three hundred years of the Russian history. A lot of Russians and citizens of other countries aspire to visit this city to admire the architectural heritage, to visit museums, to see the raise of the drawbridges and to enjoy the world famous white nights. Being a large educational center, Saint-Petersburg attracts young people from all over the world who want to get qualitative and highly professional education which is demanded on the world labor market.
One of the leading institutes of higher education in the city is Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University (St.Petersburg State Polytechnical University) (SPbPU) founded in 1899. Recently SPbPU became "National Research University", also known in Russia and abroad as Polytechnic Institute. It is a recognized Russian and world-wide leader in the field of higher engineering and economic education. Currently it also remains at the leading positions in the rating of Russian engineering higher educational institutions. In 2013 the Polytechnical university entered in the rating TOP-800 of the world leading universities in QS World University Ranking, taking a position in a cluster from 441 to 460.

Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University was ranked among 15 state universities of Russia (from more than 1500) which became the winners of competitive selection and got the grant from the Russian Ministry of Education and Science to increase their competitiveness among the world leading scientific-educational centers. The main goal of SPbPU Development Program is the modernization and development of the Polytechnic University as a university of a new generation, integrating world-class, multidisciplinary scientific research and meta-branch technology with the purpose of increasing the competitiveness of the national economy. It is supposed, that in 2020 Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University will enter in the ТОP-100 rating QS World University Rankings.
Today the Polytechnic University's structure includes 12 institutes, over 100 departments and 120 R&E laboratories, over 40 research and educational centers, science park and incubator, fundamental library – one of the largest scientific and technical libraries in Russia, student campus, international campus, medical center, modern sports center, preventorium and camps.
At the present time there are more than 30 000 students and postgraduates in SPbPU, more than 3000 of them are foreign citizens from 98 countries. The University trains specialists in 38 Bachelor Degree and 188 Master Degree programs, 90 PhD and Doctorate programs. SPbPU offers wide range of international educational courses. Today the University has about 8565 staff, including teaching staff of 3251 professionals.
Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University is a partner of many leading university centers of the world. Among the University partners there are more than 327 universities and 172 companies from over 55 countries.
Annually more than 40 scientific international conferences are organized in the University, a number of textbooks, monographies and scientific periodicals are issued. Concerts of classical music "Evenings in Polytechnical" in the White Hall, festivals of the author's songs, theatre "Glagol", meetings with representatives of intellectual elite of the country and the city and with known foreign experts, – all this creates a unique atmosphere of a center of cultural and spiritual life at the Polytechnic university.
The spacious campus of the university is located in northwest of Saint-Petersburg and includes 30 educational and R&D buildings, 13 student's hostels, 10 residential buildings, the House of Scientists, medical and sports complexes. Polytechnic University is based on a compact park-like campus with modern buildings, which are equipped with up-to-date facilities. International students normally live in one of the two university hostels which are both located in the SPbPU campus. Living block consists of 2 rooms, small kitchen, bathroom and toilet. Accommodation conditions depend on the student's choice and financial possibilities.
Annually the University sends abroad more than 300 employees and accepts about 100 foreign experts. There is also an active exchange of the students. The illustration of the big international authority of the University is its high rating in annual competitions of high schools, held by UNESCO and other world famous international organizations.
Students have a unique opportunity to be engaged in research activity or to work in the University or the city laboratories, equipped with the advanced equipment, to consult with the well known professors and scientists, to use all infrastructure of University for the educational purposes. During the free time the students could attend the different sport and art clubs, located on the territory of the campus. Educational classes are equipped with all necessary modern equipment: comfortable tables, projectors and projective screens, necessary additional materials and breadboard models for case examples, laboratories where the students can find any materials for researches in the field of engineering, techniques and technologies, information technologies, etc.
Graduates of the University are highly demanded by the leading Russian and foreign companies working in the different industries of the global and national economy. Certainly, to study in such university is prestigious and interesting. More over, the rank «the graduate of Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University» is a dream for each person who considers his future career in technical, engineering or economic sphere.

SPECIALITIES, DURATION AND FEES

SPECIALITIES

Applied Mathematics and Computer Science; Mechanics and Mathematical Modeling; Fundamental Computer Science and Information Technology; Mathematical Software and Information Systems; Administration; Applied Mathematics and Physics; Physics; Construction Engineering; Information Science and Computer Engineering; Information Systems and Technologies; Applied Information Science; Software Engineering; Radio Engineering; Infocommunication Technologies and Communication Systems; Electronics and Nanoelectronics; Istrument Engineering; Heat-power Engineering and Heat Technology; Electrical and Electrical Power Engineering; Power-machine Building; Nuclear Power and Thermal Physics; Machine-building; Technological Machinery and Equipment; Applied Mechanics; Design and Technological Support of Machine Production; Design and Technological Support of Machine Production; Technical Physics; Safety of Technosphere; Environmental and Water Use; Materials Science and Technology of Materials; Metallurgy; Motor Transport and Technology Systems; Quality Control; Systems Analysis and Control; Control in Engineering Systems; Innovations; Economics; Management; State and Municipal Management; Business Informatics; Jurisprudence; Foreign Regions Studies; Advertising and Public Relations; Publishing; Psycho-pedagogical Education; Linguistics; Design.

  Course duration (academic years) Tuition fees for 1 academic year (USD) Hostel accommodation fees for 1 academic year (USD) Life and health insurance fees for 1 year (USD) Total (USD)

Candidates for studies in Russian State Universities, who don't speak Russian language, are firstly admitted to the Foundation Course (duration is 1 academic year) to study Russian language and improve the level of knowledge in major special subjects up to the required for further study at the University on the chosen specialty. To specify the tuition, accommodation, life and health insurance fees and other expenses, please, contact the representative office of RACUS organization in your country.

Bachelor's Degree 4 from 2000 to 4000
depending on the specialty
1000 160 from 3160 to 5160
Specialist's Qualification 5 from 2000 to 4000
depending on the specialty
1000 160 from 3160 to 5160
Master's Degree 2 from 2000 to 4000
depending on the specialty
1000 160 from 3160 to 5160
Ph.D. 3 from 2000 to 4000
depending on the specialty
1000 160 from 3160 to 5160
 MASTER DEGREE (English Medium)
 Civil Engineering; Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Building; Energy Technology; Power Plant Engineering; Electric Power Engineering; Innovative Technologies in Metallurgy and material Science; Mesoscopics and Advanced Materials ; Microelectronics Communication Systems; Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology; Intelligent Systems; Intelligent Systems (in the framework of BRIDGE project); Advanced Dynamics of Discrete and Continuum Systems; International Business Development; International Marketing Management; Business Development and Innovation in International Context.
    from 5300 to 6200
depending on the specialty
1000  160 from 6460 to 7360

Tuition, accommodation in a student hostel and insurance fees, stipulated in US dollars, are an approximate equivalent of tuition fees in Russian rubles. The actual tuition and accommodation fees may be slightly corrected due to the US dollars /Russian ruble exchange rate correlation on the International Monetary Exchange as on the date of the tuition, accommodation and insurance fees invoice issuance.

The price for legalization of the documents which is required to obtain the 'Certificate of Equivalence', obligatory for all international students, in Rosobrnadzor (Department of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation) is 6500 Russian rubles (which is equivalent to approximately 100 US dollars). All the activities concerning the preparation of the documentation package required to obtain the equivalence certificate and the equivalence procedure itself are undertaken by the student himself/herself at their own expense.

The above-mentioned fees for tuition, accommodation in student hostel, life and health insurance are valid only for 2017/2018 academic year.

During the initial registration procedure the candidate pays a enrollment fee of 300 USD which covers the charges for the issuance of the invitation letter for studies, sending the original and other documents to the candidate's country of the permanent residence by express mail (DHL), meeting the candidate at the international airport in Moscow/Saint-Petersburg, transfer to the domestic airport/train station in Moscow, meeting at the airport/train station of Saint-Petersburg and accompanying to the University, drawing up documents for admission to University for studies, registration fee, etc. The above mentioned amount doesn't include the cost of the airfare/train ticket Moscow-Saint-Petersburg. Average food expenses in Saint-Petersburg are 300-400 USD per month. When first entering Russia, the candidate should have about 500 USD to buy some basic necessities and personal things (clothes, dishes, electrical equipment, etc.).

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