• Application Deadline
  • 24 months


Taking into consideration the emergence of new technologies and constantly changing our environment which leads to uncertainty, there is a huge need for people with entrepreneurial skills who can answer these challenges. Companies are looking for employees who can generate new ideas easily, ready to learn fast and to adapt easily to the everyday changing situation.

The Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship program at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU)consists of two main tracks: Entrepreneurship (tech) and Intrapreneurship. 

It offers a unique opportunity to turn students` technology business ideas into successful start-ups (Entrepreneurship (tech)) yet to develop leaders and professionals inside the innovative ventures (Intrapreneurship).

Career Opportunities

This program offers the unique opportunity to start your own business while studying at university. Other graduates can work as intrapreneurs in innovative companies. Besides, our graduates may continue their studies to get PhD. 

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Global entrepreneurship (Venture campus group project) 
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and competences 
  • Technologies of the future and opportunities recognition 
  • Innovation product new business REAL PROJECT (in partnership with CompMechLab)
  • Commercializing advanced technology and innovation product management
  • IP-management and master research

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Candidates are required to hold a Bachelor`s or Master`s degree in any subject area
  • Applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency at B+ level
  • Examination in the field of entrepreneurship
  • Interview in the English language with the program coordinator (option – via Skype)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4343 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4343 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    3486 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3486 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • for foreign students: 305 000 Rubles
  • for Russian students: 244 800 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.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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