People who have studied and lectured at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University during more than one hundred years contributed much to the fame and recognition of the university.
The academic year at Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University starts in September and ends in June (01.09-30.06) every year. Bachelor Degree takes 4 academic years to complete, Master Degree takes 2 academic years to complete, Doctor Degree takes 3 academic years to complete.
The applicants of Degree programs are enrolled according to the results of entrance examinations.
SPbPU is pleased to offer wide range of degree and non-degree educational programs for foreign students:
Research at the Polytechnic University is focused on finding innovative solutions to the most important problems in science, engineering and technology:
The Students' Club of the Polytechnic University is a structural unit of the SPbPU Department of Youth Creativity and Cultural Programs. The Club aims to enable social adjustment and effective self-fulfillment, and bolster the creative potential of SPbPU students, who will go on to become scientific and engineering elite.
Over 7000 students from other cities and countries live in dormitories of SPbPU campus. All dormitories are situated not far from the academic buildings of the university and underground stations. The campus is divided in 3 complexes of dormitories: "on Lesnoy prospect", "on Ploshchad Muzhestva" and "on Grazhdansky prospect".
The Fundamental Library of Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg University was opened to the public in 1902, together with the University itself, and at present, it is one of the largest in the city. The Library funds exceed 3 mln copies. The main part of the Library is located in the Main Academic Building, its surface area being more than 3,000 square meters.
Dormitories have free Wi-Fi zones and broadband Internet.
The University campus consists of more than 100 educational and research buildings, a House of Scientists in Lesnoye, the International Student Campus, 23 dormitories and a sports complex. The historical part of the campus is situated in a wonderful park which has always been a place of inspiration and subject of love for many generations of students and faculty.
Currently, Polytechnic University has a modern complex of sports facilities. It includes a swimming pool, basketball and volleyball halls, halls for wrestling and boxing, a gym, a ski-storage, a climbing wall, a weightlifting gym, a chess club, and a training base in the village of Kavgolovo. A stadium with two football fields and an ice hockey rink, tennis and gym courts, and several playgrounds is located next to the old University Park.
The Students' Club of the Polytechnic University is a structural unit of the SPbPU Department of Youth Creativity and Cultural Programs. The Club aims to enable social adjustment and effective self-fulfillment and bolster the creative potential of SPbPU students for the benefit of their future careers.
The accreditation of programs confirms the desire of SPbPU to improve the quality of IEP in accordance with the requirements of European Standards and Guidelines (ESG). The certificate of accreditation of the international program, issued by the European accreditation agency, is a testament to its high quality. It increases the competitiveness of the program on the international market of educational services.
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