• Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The Electrical Engineering program offered by Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) is focused on training and providing our students with the knowledge and skills which are necessary to solve complex problems in the field of electric power operations based on intelligent automation systems and up-to-date electrical power equipment of both high and low voltage levels.

Key Points

  • individual approach and on-going assistance;
  • the course is fully taught in English;
  • research and development as well as testing and operation of modern electric power engineering systems;
  • practicing skills in operating energy power systems based on advanced intelligent technologies;
  • cross-cultural studies and extracurricular activities at SPbPU;
  • scholarships to study abroad in English in one of the European partner universities (a semester or a summer school).

Career opportunities 

With the knowledge acquired our graduates will be in high demand for the positions of electrical engineers looking after the design of a particular range of electrical equipment or developing a new facility design. Going for further education and getting PhD is another alternative for self-development.

Program partners

  • Brandenburg University of Technology (Germany)
  • Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology (Germany)
  • Technical University Kosice (Slovakia)
  • Lappeenranta University of Technology (Finland)
  • RWTH Aachen University (Germany)

Programme Structure


  • High Voltage Technology 
  • Electrical Power Grid and Systems 
  • Energy Economics 
  • Electric Power Equipment and Machines 
  • Applied Theory of Electromagnetism 
  • Master’s Thesis, Scientific Research Work

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description
      2 semesters at SPbPU + 2 semesters at a partner university (optional)
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic 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

    3900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3900 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 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 Russian students: 231,600 Rubles
  • for foreign students: 301,000 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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