Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU)

Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) is a major Russian technical university providing courses in engineering, physics, economics, humanities and information technology. It is located in the north-west of Russia very close to European borders. We are welcoming all the students to have studies at our international smart university in the most beautiful city of Russia – Saint-Petersburg!

About

Nowadays, SPbPU is the leading technical university of Russia with over than 25 000 students and rapidly increasing number of foreign students.

To prove the title of a true ‘cosmopolitan university’ we’ve increased enormously a number of outbound and inbound students from more than 150 countries, expanded international and English-speaking faculty, launched a wide range of international educational programs and cutting edge projects with the strong focus on research and development expertise.

A wide range of degree and non-degree programs are run at our university. We welcome prospective students to take part in our programs of any type:

  • Bachelor’s degree programs
  • Master’s degree programs
  • Summer School
  • Exchange 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.

We tailor our programs and train our students in different fields of expertise such as engineering, physics, economics, humanities and information technology, which are in high demand now.

Scientific research carried out in the University make up a significant part of its activity. World famous scientists working within the university have made an important contribution to fundamental and applied science. Among them are A.F.Ioffe, P.L.Kapiza, N.N.Semenov, M.A.Shatelen, A.A.Baikov, Zh.I. Alferov and many others. Deep integration of scientific research into the study process results in the excellent quality of academic programs provided by the university.

The following research centers were founded within the structure of the University: Power Engineering Institute of the Academy of Science, The Central Boiler Turbine Institute, Hydroengineering Research Institute, Design office "Impulse", Central Research Institute of Robotics and Cybernetic Engineering.

In 1992 a new self sufficient structural unit was introduced - a research-and-production group - aiming to coordinate research conducted by the University faculty and departments and to provide technical support.

In 2010 SPbSPU was awarded the status "National Research University". In the same year was worked out Strategic Development Program for 20102019.

Objective of the program is to update and develop SPbSPU as a new type research university, which integrates multidisciplinary R&D activities and advanced technologies for rising national economic competitiveness.

SPbSPU Strategic Development Program determines 4 priority areas of innovative development:
  • Multidisciplinary research and High-efficiency computer technologies
  • New materials, Nanotechnologies
  • Power engineering, Energy saving and Ecology technologies
  • Information technologies, Telecommunication and Intelligent computer systems
According to the Program in 2010 was founded Joint Science and Technology Institute includes thefollowing Innovative Research Institutions:
  • Research Institute of Materials and Technologies
  • Research Institute of Energy, Resources Saving and Environmental Technologies
  • Research Institute of Nano-biotechnologies
  • Research Institute of Electronic Systems
  • Research Institute «Mathematical Modelling and Intelligent Control Systems
  • Research Institute of Machine-Building Technologies (MashTeh)

The University Fundamental Library possesses one of the biggest collections of scientific and technical literature in Russia. The Library funds consist of around 3 million books. The fund of rare and valuable books accounts for 35,000 copies. The library is equipped with high-speed internet access and state of the art computer technologies.

More than 30 scientific conferences are held, (majority are international), books and monographs are also published, as well as a number of scientific periodicals, including e-newsletters issued by the University annually.

Research

Scientific research carried out in the University make up a significant part of its activity. World famous scientists working within the university have made an important contribution to fundamental and applied science. Among them are A.F.Ioffe, P.L.Kapiza, N.N.Semenov, M.A.Shatelen, A.A.Baikov, Zh.I. Alferov and many others. Deep integration of scientific research into the study process results in the excellent quality of academic programs provided by the university.

The following research centers were founded within the structure of the University: Power Engineering Institute of the Academy of Science, The Central Boiler Turbine Institute, Hydroengineering Research Institute, Design office "Impulse", Central Research Institute of Robotics and Cybernetic Engineering.

In 1992 a new self sufficient structural unit was introduced - a research-and-production group - aiming to coordinate research conducted by the University faculty and departments and to provide technical support.

In 2010 SPbSPU was awarded the status "National Research University". In the same year was worked out Strategic Development Program for 20102019.

Objective of the program is to update and develop SPbSPU as a new type research university, which integrates multidisciplinary R&D activities and advanced technologies for rising national economic competitiveness.

SPbSPU Strategic Development Program determines 4 priority areas of innovative development:
  • Multidisciplinary research and High-efficiency computer technologies
  • New materials, Nanotechnologies
  • Power engineering, Energy saving and Ecology technologies
  • Information technologies, Telecommunication and Intelligent computer systems
According to the Program in 2010 was founded Joint Science and Technology Institute includes thefollowing Innovative Research Institutions:
  • Research Institute of Materials and Technologies
  • Research Institute of Energy, Resources Saving and Environmental Technologies
  • Research Institute of Nano-biotechnologies
  • Research Institute of Electronic Systems
  • Research Institute «Mathematical Modelling and Intelligent Control Systems
  • Research Institute of Machine-Building Technologies (MashTeh)

The University Fundamental Library possesses one of the biggest collections of scientific and technical literature in Russia. The Library funds consist of around 3 million books. The fund of rare and valuable books accounts for 35,000 copies. The library is equipped with high-speed internet access and state of the art computer technologies.

More than 30 scientific conferences are held, (majority are international), books and monographs are also published, as well as a number of scientific periodicals, including e-newsletters issued by the University annually.

PhD Programmes

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a PhD at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU)!

Services

SPbPU s structure: 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.

Location: the campus of Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University, which covers large area, 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 underground (subway) within 20 minutes. The nearest underground station is 5-7 minutes walk from the student dormitory.

Facilities: the university is based on a compact park-like campus in the north-west residential district of St. Petersburg. The greater part of the campus is a large park with over a score of university buildings scattered around it. Our university is a large community - it provides a wide range of social, cultural, recreational and artistic on-campus facilities for its students and staff.

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

Partnerships: the university is has partnerships with over 327 universities, 131 scientific and research institutions and 172 companies from over 55 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.

Student Life

Our international are always backed by our friendly staff from Admission and Academic mobility office and provides tutors English-speaking students who are aware of all the facilities and possibilities the university may offer. SPbPU secures a lively and active staying and student life so we provide a large number of sport and leisure activities.

Besides, there is a plenty of options for entertaining activities and fun in one of the most beautiful and charming cities of Russia Saint-Petersburg - with its international and cultural image.

You may also get to know more about living costs at our website.

We welcome you to stay with us and get an unforgettable experience!

Accreditation

Accredited by the government of the Russian Federation.

The Global Study Awards

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Saint-Petersburg, Russia