• Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The Power Plant Engineering program at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) comprises a wide range of power engineering subjects aimed at theoretical and practical training. Highly qualified graduates will be able to design, construct, operate, manage and maintain power plants in the most efficient way.

After graduating, you will be able to design, construct, operate, manage and maintain power plants in the most efficient way, taking into account economic, environmental and societal aspects.

Career Opportunities

Graduates become plant engineers and typically work for power plants and manufacturing establishments. They may start with entry-level positions, which often deal with maintenance and repair of plant equipment, and further, they can be promoted to senior managerial positions, or continue studies in doctoral programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History and Methodology of Science
  • Energy Economics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Innovation Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Renewable Energy
  • Thermal Power Plants

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Bachelor’s, Specialist’s or Master’s degree in a relevant area is required 
  • English language proficiency - B+ (CEFR B2) 
  • Exam Test in a relevant field of studies 
  • Interview in English with a program coordinator (Skype option is available) 

Tuition Fee

  • International

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

    3486 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3486 EUR 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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