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International Trading System

Saint-Petersburg State University

24 months
3440 EUR/year
2426 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The International Trading System programme at Saint-Petersburg State University is targeted at public and private sector trade professionals – people engaged in economics, finance, law, those who practice actively in international trade, investments and finance, and for those who have a specific interest in trade policy development.


Benefits of the International Trading System programme at Saint-Petersburg State University are:

  • International learning environment
  • Variety of unique academic courses
  • Simulation games and other interactive teaching methods
  • Regular open lectures of state officials, independent experts and representatives of leading international economic organizations
  • Opportunities to visit international economic organizations based in Geneva
  • Company visits (in Russia and abroad)

Key skills

Obtained theoretical and practical knowledge and skills to enable students to perform analytical and expert work, to deal with issues related to the development of trade policy, tax planning and external relations for a company, region or state. 

Career opportunities

  • International economic organizations
  • National/sub-national regulators in charge of trade policy
  • Strategic departments of big companies, financial institutions
  • Consulting companies
  • Think tanks and universities

Programme Structure

    Courses include:
  • Research Methods
  • International Economic Relations
  • Commercial Diplomacy.
  • Legal Aspects of International Trade Regulation
  • International Relations and Foreign Policy Analysis
  • Research seminars: International Trading System, Countries in the WTO System, The European Union in the International Trading System

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Signed application for admission to an educational programme of the appropriate level in the format established by the Admissions Committee
    • Consent of the Applicant to Personal Data Processing, Transmission and Storage
    • Educational credential and supplements prepared according to the rules
    • A copy of your identity document. Please note that the applicant’s passport should be valid for at least 18 months after the beginning of the planned study period. If you need to get a Russian visa please fill in an application form for visa invitation and submit it to Personal Account.
    • Photo 3х4 cm
    • Competitive selections of documents (Portfolio)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3440 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3440 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    2426 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2426 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • For citizens of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus: 285,900 rubles
  • For international students including stateless persons: 406,400 rubles

Living costs for Saint Petersburg

34733 - 58700 RUB /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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