M.Sc. On Campus

Emergency preparedness and response

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU)

24 months
4425 EUR/year
4425 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Emergency preparedness and response programme from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) was developed to train managers and specialists of structural units of nuclear power plants who plan, ensure preparedness and implement measures to protect personnel and the public in emergency at a nuclear power plant.


According to IAEA standards Emergency preparedness and response must be provided not only on NPP, but also at different small reactors or activities which involve hazardous radioactive materials. All of these objects are covered by EPR activities.

The Emergency preparedness and response programme is offered by Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU).

Key Points

the program was developed in cooperation with the IAEA;

representatives of ROSATOM participate in the implementation of the program;

individual approach to training;

application of distance learning technologies;

research activities, regular participation in seminars, conferences, forums.

Career opportunities:

  • Nuclear power plants
  • Research reactors
  • Radioactive Waste Management
  • Transport of nuclear or radioactive material
  • Industrial irradiation facilities 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Digital resources in scientific research
  • History and methodology of science
  • Security monitoring and expertise
  • Statistics
  • Project management in technosphere safety
  • Practical exercises

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

  • Bachelor’s, Specialist’s or Master’s degree diploma/certificate with the list of grades is required
  • Applicant's CV
  • Level of English proficiency B+ (CEFR B2)
  • Official language certificates are not required. In case you have a language certificate, you can submit it with the other application documents

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4425 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4425 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4425 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4425 EUR per year during 24 months.

380 000 RUB

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.


International Atomic Energy Agency  Grant for SPbPU Students during their studying for a master's degree on the Emergency Preparedness and Response program in English.

All or part of the following costs can be covered by the grant:

  • tuition fees;
  • organizational / registration fees;
  • transportation costs both sides to the place of training / internship / conference;
  • living expenses;
  • health insurance;
  • visa costs.

The maximum grant amount is 14,000 EUR / year. 

To apply for IAEA scholarship, email to or (Jamila Idrisova, Assistant) with:

  • CV
  • Motivation letter
  • Copy of passport (PDF file)
  • Copies of educational documents (PDF file)

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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