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General Information about the University
St.Petersburg State Polytechnic University was founded in 1899. Recently SPbSPU was awarded the status "National Research University", known worldwide as Polytechnical Institute - recognized Russian and world-wide leader in higher engineering and economic education.
Facts and Figures:
- Total area - 102 hectares
- Total number of buildings - 112
- Total number of students - 30197 (including foreign students - 3056)
- Teaching staff - 2632
- University staff - 6100
- Students dormitories - 15 buildings
- Dormitories area - 43 076 sq.m
- 12 institutes
- 105 departments 120 R&E laboratories
- Joint Science and Technology Institute
- Research and educational centers
- More than 20 small innovative enterprises
- Science park and incubating
- Fundamental library - one of the largest scientific and technical libraries in Russia
- 3 branches and 6 representatives
- University Polytechnic College "Radiopolytechnic"
- Student campus
- International campus
- Medical center
- Modern sports center
- Concert halls etc.
ACADEMIC YEAR CALENDAR
The academic year starts on the first of September and ends at the end of June. It is divided into an autumn and spring semester.
Semester: Astudy period of 18 weeks in autumn and spring term during which a course is taught. Each semester ends with one assessment week during which students take course tests and present assignment work and defend course projects. Exam session: two or three week period is set aside each semester for examinations and completion of final assessments.
SPbSPU offers a wide range of degree programs among them 38 Bachelor degree majors, 188 Master degree programs, 90 PhD and DSc scientific directions:
Over the last fifty years more than 15,000 highly qualified specialists for science and industry of foreign countries graduated from the University.
SPbSPU offers training courses according to extended education programs and different international programs:
- University foundation course. The program is intended for foreign students being trained in four spheres of science corresponding to the selected qualification, i.e. technical science, economics, humanities and biomedical science. The graduates obtain the certificate authorizing for continuation of education as per selected qualification in any Russian higher institution without entrance examinations.
- Bachelor degree program with intensive study of the Russian language
- Russian language, literature and culture courses
In cooperation with foreign partners from USA, Europe, China and other countries and regions Polytechnic University offers various international programs:
- Summer and winter schools
- Internships and Professional development programs
- International joint educational programs (in English as well)
- Short-term courses on different subjects conducted in foreign languages.
These programs are integrated into the learning process and designed according to the international requirements.
International Master Degree Programs taught in English:
International Master Degree Programs :
For more information please contact:
Phone: +7 (812) 534-74-63
FIELDS OF STUDY:
Polytechnic University is one of the major Russian centers for research development and scientific staff training. In the Russian technical universities ranking Polytechnic University always occupies a leading position.
University graduates can apply their knowledge working for the world's largest companies and industrial enterprises in the following areas of science and technology:
- Power Engineering
- Electronics and Nanoelectronics
- Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering
- Civil and Industrial Engineering
- New materials and Nanotechnologies
- Technical and Theoretical Physics
- Radio Physics
- Medical Physics and Bioengineering
- Nuclear Engineering
- Engineering Cybernetics
- Information Systems
- Intelligent Control Systems
- Computer Design
ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT:
- State and municipal management
- Advertising and Public Relations
- International Regional Studies
CAMPUS FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS
International complex of SPbSPU makes great efforts to create a comfortable living conditions in St. Petersburg for students. Foreign students and Russian students studying in SPbSPU, trainees, postgraduates and doctoral students from other cities studying in IIEP SPbSPU, live in 2 flat type dormitories of campus for foreign students. Hostels are located at Grazhdansky prospect 28 and 30, near the metro station "Academitcheskaya". Students, trainees, postgraduate students and doctoral candidates live 2-3 persons in a roomin two-room inhabited blocks. The part of inhabited blocks of the raised comfort in a dormitory N15 is equipped by refrigerators and microwave ovens.
In campus dormitories for foreign students paid additional services are available such as:
- internet, IP-television, IP-phone (are given by partner of SPbSPU - company InterZet (www.interzet.ru)
- self-service laundry.
SECURITY AND MEDICAL CARE
Center for emergency situations functions in the framework of the University. All housings are equipped with video surveillance and electronic badges. The territory of International complex is fenced and protected by guard posts. The University is actively cooperating with the district police department, police squads constantly patrol the territory of International complex in order to provide additional safety and security of foreign students.
University makes out medical insurance policies for foreign students.
SPORTS and LEISURE
Student life in the University - like in the City of St.Petersburg itself - is friendly, enriched with multiple interesting possibilities, and can be quite enjoyable. Large number of local and international students with a wide variety backgrounds and with widely varying interests, ensure that there is always something going on, socially, at the Institute.
Full-time student has a wonderful opportunity to try out new activities and new sports in a friendly environment, or to develop his/her existing skills alongside many friends who share his enthusiasm. The Institute has a variety of sports and social activities on offer to suit many different tastes - and perhaps the opportunity for you to introduce something new. The department pays a great attention to the organization of the student's leisure time. The department organizes excursions to the cultural and historical centers of St.Petersburg, to the art and scientific museums, special lessons named "The day of Russian language", "The birthday of A.S.Pushkin".
Sport complex is open for all students and the Sport Club welcomes the beginners and the accomplished performers wishing to learn anything from basketball to skiing. Available sport facilities are: athletics, basketball, volleyball, football and table tennis.
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
The common language here is the Russian language. All foreign students pass through the University foundation program, where during one year they receive accelerated courses of Russian language and the necessary scientific language for their future studies.
Several programs are conducted in English: short-term programs and several master degree programs.
The University is proud of its longstanding traditions of international cooperation with many foreign partners in the field of education and science. Over 290 leading universities from 40 countries support business co-operation with our University. University support strong partnership with 120 industrial companies and research organizations from over 19 countries in different fields: joint research, elaboration of research and education centers, students internships arrangement and other.
Among the University partners there are well-known companies such as: Motorola, Siemens, LG, Philips, Apple, HP, Microsoft, Alt Linux, Intel, Oracle, Electrolux, National Instruments, Hyundai, General Motors, Ford, Schneider Electric, Boeing, Airbus and many others.
Our students have the opportunity to undergo an internship and start their career in these companies, participating in various joint projects and programs.
We are happy to everyone who is willing to study and cooperate with the Polytechnic University.
Welcome to the St.Petersburg State Polytechnic University!
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