Saint Petersburg State University

Founded in 1724 by Peter the Great, Saint Petersburg State 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

Saint Petersburg State University Today

  • -international partners.
  • -30,000 students
  • -6,000 staff members
  • -106 undergraduate programs
  • -205 master programs and areas of specialization
  • -263 doctoral degree programs
  • -29 clinical residency programs
  • -international students from over 70 countries
  • -over 3 000 international students on degree and non-degree programs
  • -350 partner universities
  • -the best university Research Park in Russia
  • -7,000,000 books in the collection of the University Research Library
  • -diploma issued in Russian and English
  • -12,800 places in the halls of residence


St Petersburg State University Hostels

There are 12 bedrooms,cafe,fitness center,medical center,laundry, entertainment spaces.The hostel is situated near the historical and cultural palace named Petergof which is said to be a kind of Russian Versailles.You can reach the city center by bus which takes 40 minutes or by train which takes 30 minutes accordingly.

St Petersburg State University hostel offers two or three person room accommodation.You can find a common kitchen on each floor and also a small market situated at the hostel’s territory.

Benua House Hostel

Benua House is a new hostel open in 2013 year which is situated at the city center 20 minutes to Nevskiy
Prospekt and 15 minutes to Russian language education faculty building by foot.Every room is suited with personal kitchen and bathroom. 

Education Benefits

-active student
participation in the educational process;

-the best realization of a student’s individual potential;

-ECTS – European Credit Transfer System;

-academic disciplines are designed according to the modular principle;

-student exchange programs with partner universities

-internships and work placements at leading Russian and international —companies;

-access to unique research facilities, technology and full-text electronic -databases;

-modern educational technologies;

-state-of-the-art research equipment;

-opportunity to master Russian at the Institute of the Russian Language and Culture.



Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Computer  Sciences and Information Sciences

-Applied Mathematics and Computer Science

-Applied Mathematics, Fundamental Informatics and Programming

-Applied Physics and Mathematics

-Electromagnetic and Acoustic Process

-Engineering-oriented Physics

-Mathematical Methods of System Analysis and Control into Information and Expert      Systems


-Mechanics and Mathematical Modelling


-Programming and Information Technology

-Reliability and Safety of Complex Systems

-Software and Administration of Information Systems

Natural Sciences


-Cartography and Geoinformatics


-Chemistry, Physics and Material Mechanics

-Ecology and Nature Management




-Petroleum Engineering

-Real Estate Cadastre

-Soil Science

Economics and Management

-Business Informatics

-Economic and Mathematical Methods


-Economics (with advanced study of the Economy of China and the Chinese language)

-International Management


-Personnel Management

-Public Administration

Social Sciences

-Advertising and Public Relations

-Asian and African Studies


-International Journalism

-International Relations

-Islamic Studies



-Laws (with Advanced Study of the Chinese Language and the Law of the PRC)

-Political Science


-Russian Studies

-Social Work



-Tourist Activity Organization (with Chinese language)


-Applied Ethics

-Applied, Computer and Computational Linguistics (English)

-Classical Philology (Old Greek and Latin; Ancient Literature)

-Cultural Studies

-English Language and Literature

-Foreign Languages

-Foreign Literature, Foreign Languages(French)

-General and Applied Phonetics


-History Of Arts

-Modern Greek, Byzantine and Modern Greek Philology


-Religious Studies

-Russian as a Foreign Language

-Russian Philology

-(Russian Language and Literature)

-Theoretical and Experimental Linguistics( English)

-Theory and Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages and Cultures


-Theory and Practice of Intercultural Communication (English)

-Translation Theory and Cross-Linguistic Communication

Art and Culture

-Applied Art

-Applied Informatics in Arts and Humanities

-Attribution and Expertise of Artistic Values

-Attribution and Expertise of Cultural Objects

-Environmental Design

-Graphic Design

-Instrumental Music

-Liberal Arts and Sciences


-Vocal Performance