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Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University

195251 Polytechnicheskaya Str. 29 Saint-Petersburg View map
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Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) is a major Russian technical university providing courses in engineering, physics, economics, humanities and information technology. SPbPU offers 49 Bachelor's degree programs, 200 Master's degree programs, 90 doctorate programs and 90 PhD programs, in addition to non-degree and international education programs. SPbPU is a national research university which combines multidisciplinary R&D activities with advanced technology to prepare graduates to work in today’s competitive marketplace.

SPbPU educates more than 30,000 students with about 5 000 international students including from over 100 countries. The university has partnerships with about 300 universities, about 130 scientific and research institutions and  over 150 companies from over than 50 countries. SPbPU is home to over 20 international research centers which carry out research collaborations with major companies including Motorola, Microsoft, Siemens, LG, Apple and AT&T. 

You will get profound knowledge and practical skills as well as rich and intensive cultural and entertaining time in one of the most beautiful cities of Russia! There are a few best things about Saint- Petersburg as:

  • Great city for sightseeing;
  • Brilliant architecture and stunning views;
  • Exciting cultural and social life;
  • Magic White Nights in summer;
  • and intelligent friendly people around!  

Today, the university's structure includes 11 Institutes, over 100 departments and 120 R&E laboratories; a big number of research centers, innovation laboratories and a science park, fundamental library, campus, medical center, modern sports centers.

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 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees taught in Russian, may take a Foundation Program.

Today, the SPbPU ‘s structure includes: eleven institutes, over 100 departments and 120 R&E laboratories; a large number of research centers, innovation laboratories and a science park, fundamental library, student campus, medical center, modern sports center, and concert halls.

Studying in St. Petersburg

You will definitively benefit from studies and everyday life in Russia’s most beautiful– Saint-Petersburg! The city is considered to be a steady bridge between Russia and Europe, welcoming people from all over the world.


International students are provided with double accommodation in a two-room apartment with shared facilities and a kitchen in the comfortable student dormitory.


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 (subway) within 20 minutes. The nearest underground station is 5-7 minutes walk from the student dormitory.


We  welcome everyone who would like to study in our smart University and get most of a student's life in our lovely city!

Kind Regards, SPbPU Team


Programs available

Undergraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Postgraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Institute of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

Institute of Military Engineering and Safety Research

University Highlights

Total students - 17,571


International students - 3,282


Total faculty staff - 2,978


Total students - 17,571


International students - 3,282


Total faculty staff - 2,978


Postgraduate Program

2,000 - 4,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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