Peter The Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University

About the University

Peter the Great Saint Petersburg Polytechnic University is one of the oldest and most prestigious technical universities in Russia. It was founded in 1899.
The University is the largest educational research center in the European part of Russia and it produces highly qualified technical specialists for the global labor market.
Programs and fees
Programs
 
Language of instruction
Course duration
Tuition fees for one academic year *
Hostel accommodation fees for one academic year
Life and health insurance fees for one year
Total for one academic year *
Bachelor's Degree
4 years
$ 2000 - 4000
$ 1100
$ 160
$ 3260 - 5260
Master's Degree (more than 20 programs) - 1st year
2 years
$ 1100
$ 160
Master's Degree - 2nd year
2 years
$ 5300 - 5500
$ 1100
$ 160
$ 6560 - 6760
Master's Degree
2 years
$ 2000 - 4000
$ 1100
$ 160
$ 3260 - 5260
Specialist's Qualification
5 years
$ 2000 - 4000
$ 1100
$ 160
$ 3260 - 5260
Ph.D.
3 years
$ 2000 - 4000
$ 1100
$ 160
$ 3260 - 5260
Programs and fees
a
Applied Informatics
Applied Mathematics and Informatics
Applied Mathematics and Physics
Applied Mechanics
Automation of processing procedures and production
b
Biotechnology
c
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering
Continuum Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications
Control in Engineering Systems
e
Electrical Power Engineering
Electrical Power/Electrical Engineering
Electronics and Nanoelectronics
e
Energy Efficient and Sustainable Building
Energy Technologies
Environmental Engineering and Water Management
h
Heat-power Engineering and Heat Technology
i
Infocommunication Technologies and Communication Systems
Information Science and Computer Engineering
Information Systems and Technologies
Information Systems Software and Administration
Innovation Studies
Innovative Technologies in Metallurgy and Material Science
Intelligent Systems
m
Materials and Structures for Extreme and Special Conditions
Materials Science and Technology of Materials
m
Mathematics and Computer Sciences
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanics and Mathematical Modeling
Mesoscopics and Advanced Materials
Metallurgy
Microelectronics of Telecommunication Systems
n
Nanotechnology and Microsystem Technology
Nuclear Power and Thermal Physics
o
Overland Transport and Technological Complexes
p
Photonics and Nanoelectronics
Power Engineering
Power Plant Engineering
p
Production Technology and Organization of Catering
q
Quality Management
r
Radio Engineering
Radiophysics
s
Software Engineering
System Analysis and Management
t
Technical Maintenance of Mechanical Production
Technical Physics
Technological Machinery and Equipment
Technologies of Business Engineering
Technosphere Safety
Transport Process Technology
 
Language of instruction
Course duration
Tuition fees for one academic year *
Hostel accommodation fees for one academic year
Life and health insurance fees for one year
Total for one academic year *
Management - 1st year
2 years
$ 1100
$ 160
Management - 2nd - 4th years
2 years
$ 4500
$ 1100
$ 160
$ 5760
Bachelor's Degree - all programs
4 years
$ 2000 - 4000
$ 1100
$ 160
$ 3260 - 5260
Management - 1st year
2 years
$ 1100
$ 160
Management - 2nd year
2 years
$ 5500
$ 1100
$ 160
$ 6760
Master's Degree - all programs
2 years
$ 2000 - 4000
$ 1100
$ 160
$ 3260 - 5260
Specialist's Qualification
5 years
$ 2000 - 4000
$ 1100
$ 160
$ 3260 - 5260
Ph.D.
3 years
$ 2000 - 4000
$ 1100
$ 160
$ 3260 - 5260
Programs and fees
b
Business Informatics
c
Commerce
e
Economics
h
Human Resources Management
h
Human Resources Management in International Company
i
Innovative Entrepreneurship
International Business Development
i
International Management
m
Management
Management (profile: International Business)
m
Merchandising
o
Organization and Management of High Technologies
s
State and Municipal Management
 
Language of instruction
Course duration
Tuition fees for one academic year *
Hostel accommodation fees for one academic year
Life and health insurance fees for one year
Total for one academic year *
Bachelor's Degree
4 years
$ 2000 - 4000
$ 1100
$ 160
$ 3260 - 5260
Master's Degree
2 years
$ 2000 - 4000
$ 1100
$ 160
$ 3260 - 5260
Specialist's Qualification
5 years
$ 2000 - 4000
$ 1100
$ 160
$ 3260 - 5260
Ph.D.
3 years
$ 2000 - 4000
$ 1100
$ 160
$ 3260 - 5260
Programs and fees
a
Advertising and Public Relations
c
Communication Design
d
Design
f
Foreign Regions Studies
Fundamental Computer Science and Information Technology
l
Law
l
Linguistics
p
Pedagogy and Psychology
Physics
p
Publishing
r
Region Studies: Russian Federation
s
Service
Read more about the University
Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
The University is an innovation educational research center that integrates fundamental science and advanced technical achievements in its activity. The university creates technological trends, produces young scientists and claims leadership in multidisciplinary scientific researches and world-class innovations.

The main task of the University is to train highly qualified specialists who are able to work on production lines, successfully combine research, design and entrepreneurial activities. Alumni of the University work in leading international companies and research centers, successfully manage their own business.

Upon graduation from the University, graduates get a state recognized higher education diploma with an indication of the degree/qualification and specialty. A graduate can, if one wishes, receive an additional document - the "Diploma Supplement". It is an equivalent of the diploma in any country in the world, which allows a graduate to continue studies and get a job.
1899
foundation year
13
faculties
426
educational programs
1 940
professors
32 250
students
6 000
international students from 115 countries
University achievements
2018
Academic staff of the University became winners of the competition for the best scientific works of the Russian Academy of Sciences
2017
The University became the leader in the total number of medals in the contest for the "Best Innovative Project and the Best Scientific and Technical Development of the Year", having received 9 gold and 4 silver awards within the framework of the St. Petersburg Technical Fair
2016
The university entered the QS World University Rankings 2016
An agreement was signed to create an international educational research center of excellence "Altair-CML-Polytechnic" with the participation of the group of companies CompMechLab and Altair Engineering, Inc. (USA)
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The University is named after Peter the Great (1672-1725), the first Russian emperor who has gone down in history as a transformer of Russia and a major politician

Professors of the University
The university has a certified quality management system in the field of scientific research. More than 70% of the scientific and pedagogical staff of the University has titles and degrees. There are 474 doctors of sciences and 1267 candidates of sciences. More than 200 foreign professors and highly qualified specialists from all over the world are invited to collaborate.
Academic staff of the University are talented scientists and experienced practitioners in the field of technology. The high reputation of the university attracts a lot of attention of the scientific community to the international status conferences held at the University. Scientific developments of university professors are regularly introduced into practice.
Professors of the university participate in international research programs, internships and conferences. Scientifically practical activities, publication of research results in authoritative scientific international industry journals allow the University professors to develop a scientific dialogue with foreign colleagues, share professional experience and fill lectures and seminars with relevant knowledge.
International cooperation
Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University ranks 3rd among Russian universities (out of 1300 universities) by the number of international students. Over 6000 international students from 115 countries study at the university.
The university has a huge experience in teaching international students, as it has been effectively engaged in this activity since 1947. For more than 70 years the university has been training high-class specialists for foreign countries. Many graduates of the university after returning home have become well-known experts in the field of innovative technologies; they work as heads of production companies or effectively develop various areas of their own business.
Multilevel cooperation with foreign universities is a priority activity of the University. The list of 14 strategic partners of the university includes such universities as Tsinghua University (China), Technical University of Berlin (Germany), Polytechnic University of Milan (Italy), City University of London (Great Britain) and others.
29 educational double degree programs of the are implemented at the university. After completing the full course of study in accordance with the curriculum and successful final attestation, graduates are awarded the qualifications (degrees) of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University as well as of partner university, 2 diplomas with qualification (degree) are awarded.
23 international educational programs in English (22 master's and 1 bachelor's degree educational program) were developed and introduced into the educational process in partnership with leading foreign universities in Germany, Finland, Sweden, China, etc.
The University develops international cooperation at the highest level. The Minister of Higher Education of Zambia, Dr. J. Peary and Academician Ni Weidou, a member of the China Academy of Engineering, a member of the International Academy of Higher Education, are honorary doctorates of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University.
STUDY AND PRACTICE
Education
Educational programs of the Polytechnic University have high competitive advantages in the international and Russian markets due to the introduction of the CDIO-approach (integrated approach to engineering education). The University uses innovative technologies for teaching and evaluating educational achievements. The educational work has high-quality information support. Study halls are equipped with modern multimedia technology, which makes possible to create visual material of the studied disciplines. The University has 112 educational buildings.
Lectures are held at a high academic level. Students receive fundamental scientific knowledge in the technical and human sciences. One of the main principles of the organization of the educational process at the University is the obligatory participation of students in the research work of the departments and centers of the university, laboratories of the institutes of the Academy of Sciences and branch research organizations. Students of postgraduate level also contribute to science. Thanks to continuity and strong academic traditions, young scientists have achieved a number of prestigious awards in competitions at the federal and international levels.
The Fundamental Library of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University is at the disposal of the students. It has one of the largest library funds - about 4 million storage units. The library offers students electronic access to various information resources and international industry scientific publications.
Additional educational opportunities
The University actively promotes students’ scientific and research activities. 43 scientific and educational centers, a techno park and a business incubator successfully work at the university. There is the Center for Scientific and Technical Creativity of Youth, whose work is also aimed at helping students to implement bold technical ideas and projects. "Fab Lab Polytech" was opened – it is the first open high-tech workshop for young people in the North-West of Russia, a participant of the global network "Fab Lab".
The Historical and Technical Museum of the University with unique exhibits is opened for students, which allows them to understand the development of engineering ideas and the direction of development of technical sciences.
Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University pays great attention to the academic mobility of students, organizes internship abroad. Due to the participation of the University in international agreements "Erasmus +" students have the opportunity to apply for this program.
The University regularly hosts open lectures and master classes given by famous scientists and recognized experts in the technical field. Meetings with representatives of large companies are organized. Students have great opportunities for direct professional interaction with industry leaders.
Practice
Training of specialists who are in demand on the international labor market is a key task of the University. Therefore, the University pays a lot of attention to the organization of professional practice of students. The university has long and fruitful contacts with the leading manufacturing companies and government institutions that are waiting for students. A large partnership base allows to send a student to the company where he/she will receive relevant professional experience.
Students can gain valuable scientific and practical experience in the framework of project activities carried out by university academic staff in cooperation with major foreign and Russian companies - leaders in the relevant industries: Boeing, Ford Motor Company, LG Electronics, Vienneghien cuu dien tu tin hoc vo tu dong ), DESY (Germany), EMC International Company (Great Britain), FMC Technologies (Norway), Huawei (China), KITECH (Korea); OAO Silovie mashiny, ОАО Kirovsky zavod, OAO Machinostroitelny zavod Arsenal, OAO Proletarsky Zavod, state unitary enterprise Admiralteyskie Verfi, OAO Baltiysky zavod, OAO Severnaya Verf, OAO Center for Shipbuilding Technology and ship repair, OAO LOMO, OAO Zvezda, OAO Klimov, PAO Severstal and many others.
STUDENT LIFE
Comfortable conditions
For the period of study at the University students settle in one of twenty modern student hostels, which are equipped with everything necessary. Students get comfortable rooms with furniture. There are equipped kitchens on each floor of the hostel. The buildings are equipped with tennis hall and gyms, rooms for studying, laundry, high-speed Internet access, Wi-Fi and digital TV.
Interesting hobbies
The university has unique cultural traditions. Throughout its history, it has been known for its strong scientific and technical school, as well as for vivid cultural projects and events.
The "White Hall" is the cultural dominant of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University. This is the best university parade hall of St. Petersburg, created in the early XX century, now striking with its magnificence, perfection of architectural forms and unique acoustics. The White Hall has always been one of the centers of the history and cultural life of St. Petersburg. These traditions continue today.
Today the Directorate of Cultural Programs and Youth Creativity actively works at the University, it makes sure student’s life is full and multidimensional.
Becoming a student of St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, you will get the opportunity to immerse yourself in the wonderful world of creativity and various artistic practices. More than 20 student associations work and actively develop, among them: DJ studio, radio and video studio, choral, vocal studios, author's song club, orchestra, etc. Students can also participate in theater, music and dance groups. At the University there is Radio P.fm, the newspaper Polytechnic and Polygid, where students can try themselves as journalists. You can discover your creative abilities by visiting the creative space "Oeuvrespace" or design-association "Less".
The calendar of university events is extremely rich. At the University there are sports days, creative semesters and various festivals. The Inter-University Youth Festival of People’s Friendship, held annually at the Polytechnic University, is of particular interest to students. This is a large-scale cultural and educational project aimed at acquaintance with the cultural traditions of the people of different countries around the world and at reinforcing friendly ties.
The University has a modern complex of sports facilities. It includes: swimming pool; basketball and volleyball halls; halls for wrestling, boxing and weightlifting; gym; chess club; ski base; climbing wall and training base in the picturesque suburban village of Kavgolovo.
Students and staff of the University have the opportunity to relax in summer camps, admiring the northern nature on the Karelian Isthmus on Lake Vuoksa, or southern beauty on the Black Sea coast.
100% support and security
Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University has 70 years of experience in organizing education for international students, and is ready to provide all the necessary support for educational issues and household problems. Friendly classmates and staff of the University are always ready to help international students.
THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS YOU WILL GET:
Prestigious internationally recognized diploma
You will get a state higher education diploma with an indication of the degree/qualification and specialty. A graduate, if one wishes, can also get an additional document - "Diploma Supplement", which allows him/her to obtain a diploma equivalence anywhere in the world for continuing education or employment in these countries.
Affordable Education
You will get a professional education at an affordable price, where its quality and the cost of educational services are reasonably combined. Your education is partially subsidized by Russian State, which allows to reduce the cost of education and make it affordable for citizens from different countries taking into account their family income and opportunities.
Quality of education
You will receive a high-quality education in the relevant engineering field that will allow you to become an in-demand specialist in international labor markets.
Immersion in the profession
You will receive applied skills along with mastering theoretical material. Each educational program is aimed at ensuring that students can successfully apply knowledge in future professional activities.
Personal comfort
You will be sure that at every stage of your journey you will be given proper support and assistance in solving educational and everyday issues.
Personal growth
You will be involved in academic, scientific, creative and sports activities that will discover your talents to the fullest. The University offers you great opportunities.
Acquaintance with the new culture
The beauty of a large and modern Russian city, in which the University is located; knowledge of new customs and traditions; acquaintance with people from different cities and countries, new hobbies - all this will make your student life interesting and exciting.
HISTORY AND NATURE OF THE REGION
The university is located in one of the most beautiful cities in the world - St. Petersburg.
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St. Petersburg was founded in 1703 by the Russian Emperor Peter the Great. For 200 years the city was the capital of the Russian state. All the best in culture and progressive in science was concentrated in St. Petersburg. Today it remains the cultural capital of Russia, and Moscow is the official capital. You can easily make an exciting excursion to the very heart of Russia - to Moscow.
St. Petersburg provides unique opportunities to get acquainted with the masterpieces of world architecture, painting, theatrical art. Famous for the whole world, the Hermitage stores unique art collections. The palaces and temples of the city admire their greatness.
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Today St. Petersburg is the largest economic and scientific center, one of the leaders of innovations in Russia. Specially prepared sites are being created in the city that promotes the introduction of new high-tech industries, and large-scale scientific projects are being implemented in various fields.
The special atmosphere of St. Petersburg during the summer is given to the white nights. This is a phenomenon of the northern nature. The sun practically does not leave the sky. At night it's so light that you can read a book.
St. Petersburg has a unique natural landscape, which creates great water spaces. The city is located on the banks of the Neva River and the Gulf of Finland. Bridges and picturesque boardwalks give the city a special charm.

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Recommended universities
1
Tambov State University named after G.R. Derzhavin
2
Novgorod State University
3
Platov South-Russian State Polytechnic University (NPI)
4
North-Caucasus Federal University
5
Nizhny Novgorod State University for Architecture and Civil Engineering
6
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Recommended universities
1
Tambov State University named after G.R. Derzhavin
2
Novgorod State University
3
Platov South-Russian State Polytechnic University (NPI)
4
North-Caucasus Federal University
5
Nizhny Novgorod State University for Architecture and Civil Engineering
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Nizhny Novgorod State University