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Advanced Mathematics

Saint-Petersburg State University

24 months
3658 EUR/year
3211 EUR/year
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The Advanced Mathematics programme at Saint-Petersburg State University offers a completely new curriculum covering a wide range of advanced topics in theoretical mathematics, theoretical computer science, and their applications.


Benefits of the programme

  • Lecturers are leading researchers and experienced teachers, many of which have international research and teaching experience.
  • Courses are taught in English (Russian language skills are not necessary); this is essential for employability of graduates in the international research and job market.
  • The Advanced Mathematics programme at Saint-Petersburg State University operates in a lively framework of Chebyshev Laboratory hosting many research seminars and a continuous flow of guest lecturers who are leading researchers from all over the world.
  • Tight connection with Chebyshev Laboratory and Steklov Institute of Mathematics at St Petersburg makes it possible for students to participate in joint research projects with top researchers whose expertise covers the majority of the areas of modern mathematics and computer science.
  • Small group size implies personalized approach during the whole duration of studies.
  • Travel support for participation in conferences, summer schools and other scientific events.
  • We expect fellowships for top students both from the government and private foundations. Students involved in research grants may also receive extra funding.

Key skills

  • Ability to conduct independent theoretical research
  • Solid knowledge of classical and modern results in mathematics and TCS
  • Academic communication skills
  • Ability to solve mathematical problems arising in industrial areas, e.g. in Finance or IT
  • Ability to teach advanced graduate-level courses in mathematics and computer science

Career opportunities

Alumni of the programme can naturally proceed with their PhD studies in St Petersburg or elsewhere, or choose a career in the industry. In particular, Chebyshev Laboratory has strong ties with leading Russian and European industrial and IT companies such as Gazprom Neft, Yandex and JetBrains. The possible industrial positions are Consultant in Financial mathematics, Industrial mathematics, etc; IT architect; Data scientist, to name a few.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced combinatorics
  • Abstract Harmonic analysis
  • Bellman function theory
  • Geometric theory of functions of a complex variable
  • Interpolation and sampling in spaces of analytic functions
  • Quasiconformal mappings
  • Models in operator theory
  • Theory of harmonic measure
  • Functions with disconnected spectrum
  • Intersection theory
  • Spectral sequences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Government-funded basis: 21 May
  • Fee-paying (contractual) basis: 25 June


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Russian


120 ECTS


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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

  • An application form for an educational programme. The application is filled in and uploaded to the Personal Account
  • An original Credential (document of education) and its supplements with grades/marks. The educational documents should be properly prepared to be submitted in the Russian Federation.
  • A copy of an identity document

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3658 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3658 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3211 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3211 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • For citizens of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus: 267,900 rubles
  • For international students including stateless persons: 305,200 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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