Saint Petersburg State University

17746 undergraduate students,
6065 postgraduate students

Saint Petersburg University (SPbU) is a leading classical university in Russia. Today, it continues to maintain its leading position in higher education and is ranked among the world’s best universities.

Advantages of studying in SpbU:

  • Research is integrated into learning
  • Bilingual diploma: in Russian and English languages
  • Enhanced opportunities for career development
  • European Credit Transfer System (ECTS)
  • Practice and traineeships in leading Russian and foreign companies
  • Access to research and technological resources
  • Modern educational technologies
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Russian-speaking students can enroll on any of the educational programs.

Master programs taught in English / German / French / Italian / Spanish:


Saint Petersburg University provides housing for all the students. Our campus has 19 buildings for 11900 persons. The units are mainly double or triple rooms with a shared bath-room and kitchen.

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Scholarship are available for best international students.

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Tony Crawford, USA, International Relations:
«Versatile studying of Russia and the world politics during my studies opened for me an opportunity to get a job in the joint Russian-American oil company National Oilwell Varco.»
Maksim Minazov, Intercultural Communication: German-Russian Dialogue:
«The program Intercultural Communication: German-Russian Dialogue gives you an opportunity to study not only linguistic sciences alone but also their intersection with sociology and cultural studies, thus enabling you to expand the field of possible knowledge application. My own experience may serve as an example here: I successfully work with customers from Germany and Austria.»
Alesya Maslyak, Global Sociology: Comparative Perspectives:
«Teaching was provided by leading professors from the Faculty of Sociology as well as by guest lecturers from Germany, Great Britain, and Netherlands. During lectures and trainings I mastered the methods of analysis, critical thinking, and gathering complex data from a variety of sources.»
Marat Smirnov, International Trading System:
«The International Trading System MA Program is certainly relevant today and meets current challenges posed to business and government. The knowledge I have obtained here helps to develop my professional carrier. Coverage of a wide range of world trade issues allows to understand the whole mechanism of international economic relations.»
Saint Petersburg State University International Department
Tel: 7 (812) 328-32-91