Saint-Petersburg State University
Languages of studies: Russian, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish
Saint-Petersburg State University
Saint-Petersburg State University was founded in 1724 by Peter the Great, Saint Petersburg University was to become the first institution of higher education in Russia. SPbU is a leading Russian university with teaching and research excellence ranked among the world's top universities. We are open to cooperation and enjoy strong ties with the international research and academic community. SPbU scientists work in almost all fields of knowledge, providing expertise and consultation in close collaboration with Russian and international partners. Many outstanding scholars have been a part of the SPbU community, including nine Nobel Prize winners
Master's Programs

Applied mathematics and informatics 4 200 USD
Physics 3 900 USD
Ecology and land use 4 600 USD

Social Sciences

Management 6 900 USD
Economics 5 200 USD
Sociology 3 900 USD
International relations 4 500 USD
Political science 4 600 USD
Culture science 4 600 USD
PhD Programs
Natural Sciences

Biosciences 3 500 USD
Chemical Sciences 3 500 USD
Earth Sciences 3 500 USD
Physics and Astronomy 3 500 USD

Clinical Medicine 3 500 USD
Psychological Sciences 3 500 USD
Fundamental Medicine 3 500 USD
Technical Sciences & IT
Mathematics and Mechanics 3 500 USD
Computer and Information Sciences 3 500 USD
Informatics and Computer Engineering 3 500 USD
Social Sciences

Law 3 500 USD
Economics 3 500 USD
Sociological Sciences 3 500 USD
Linguistics and Literary Studies 3 500 USD
Education and Pedagogical Sciences 3 500 USD
Political Science and Regional Studies 3 500 USD
Mass Media, Information Librarianship 3 500 USD
Admission procedure
Submit Application on-line
Admission manager will contact you to choose the best option at relevant university. You will receive Admission letter in 1-2 days.
Sign Agreement and pay Registration fee $250
Admission manager will send you Agreement and Invoice for 250 US Dollars (includes Invitation cost and courier charges to deliver it to you). You can pay Online, via Bank transfer or by Western Union. You must sign Agreement and send PDF copy to us.
Wait for Official Invitation
Invitation for study visa will be issued and send to you by courier. Issuing time: 40 days for Russian University, 10 days for Ukrainian university.
Apply for a Student Visa
Apply for a visa at nearest Russian/Ukrainian/Belarus Embassy. Legalize your Educational documents at Embassy. Pay Visa fee at Embassy.
Pay the fees
After you get visa you have to pay: Admission fee $700, Airport pick up $100-200, Tuition fee and Hostel fee for 1 year (According to the Agreement).
Prepare your flight
EEUA representive will assist you to buy your ticket to Moscow / Kiev / Minsk. Yoou send us copy of your ticket in 5 days before arrival.
We will inform Border Police about your arrival and our representative will meet you in airport and transfer you to university.
Registration at University
and final payment
EEUA Local manager will register you at University and check you in at hostel (dormitory). EEUA Local manager will support you during all period of study.
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Why study at
Saint-Petersburg State University
Over 30 scholarships and over 400 winners. The total sum of the scholarships is up to 15,000 rubles.
Students and PhD students of SPbU can get scholarships allocated from the University's endowment fund to support education and research. The University also has joint scholarship programms with the business sector and private funds.

Each year, over 5,000 students take part in the sports competitions at SPbU. 300 students are members of 19 SPbU's teams in 15 sports.
15 students of SPbU are the members of the Russian National teams.
Among SPbU's students, there are 3 masters of sports of international class and 15 master of sports of Russia. SPbU's teams have 31 Candidates of Sports, while 72 students have the athletic titles.
SPbU collaborates with the Rugby Union of St Petersburg, Union of Grass Hokey of the Russian Federation, Climbing Union of St Petersburg, and Rowing Centre.

Events and Festivals
Although tests are different, there is something for everybody at SPbU. All year round, SPbU offers jazz evenings, balls, photo exhibitions, festivals, performances, concerts, and sports events to name but a few. Each year sees over 400 events, with thousands of students involved. Some of them act as organizers, participants, or volunteers.
University students are active people, and they are often ready to help others for nothing. For example, the students of St Petersburg University get together toys for orphanages, conduct performances and master classes for cancer-stricken children, visit veterans of the Great Patriotic War - and provide all-round assistance to those who really need it.
Health and recreation
Each summer, about 400 students can go to the resort Horizon near the Black Sea.
The resort is open to students all year round.
During the academic year, over 1,500 students are involved in weekend trips that focus on various topics at Leningrad region.

International Students club
SPbU International Student Club is a member-run club of international students to support the rights and represent, support and enhance the learning environment of international students.
The Club organizes educational and entertainment events for international and Russian students, including exhibitions, international concerts, language club, orientation weeks, and cinema.
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