Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI"

Being among the best electrotechnical universities of our country, ETU has leading positions in working out of many fields, such as radio-electronic, information-management systems and technologies, systems of information and communication , in the fields of life support of a man and environmental protection. 



St. Petersburg State Electrotechnical University "LETI" was founded in 1886 and became the first European higher education institution specialized in the field of electrical engineering.


  • Our reputation for excellence in both teaching and research attracts students from different parts of the world.
  • We offer a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, as well as international exchange programs.
  • We focus our degrees on vocational skills that give you the edge in the job market. Our postgraduate gives you access to state-of-the-art facilities.
  • Personalised learning technology and inspiring staff give you the power to achieve.


Research at LETI aims to develop fundamental knowledge and to solve global problems. LETI is integrated with industry and academic research institutes, design institutions and high-tech enterprises worldwide.


Housing services

Students who live in dormitories are registered at the address of the dormitory. Registration is obligatory for International students according to the law of the Russian Federation.

Our dormitories are well-equipped, safe and comfortable to live in. There are cozy rooms, fitted kitchen, showers, sport rooms, gym and elevators in every hall of residence. Security guards are in dormitories for 24 hours and they are in charge of keeping an order there. Every resident has a pass to get inside the building.

Library services

Today ETU library consists of 8 units, 5 reading halls, 5 loan departments. The library collection contains 1 200 000 volumes. Every year acquisition equals to 30 000 items. There are publications in different fields: technical science, social science, economics, management etc.

Medical services

All International students in LETI get health insurance and care.

Student Life

Campus life

Saint-Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI" is located in the historic center of the city on Aptekarsky Island. It takes only 10 minutes to walk from the metro station Petrogradskaya to University. The way lies along the river Karpovka and then by the Botanic garden which was founded by Peter the Great in 1714. Campus area is bounded by Aptekarsky prospect, Instrumentalnaya and Professora Popova streets.

Sports facilities

Department of Physical Education and Sports welcomes you to Electrotechnical University "LETI". The department has the broad overall responsibility of providing sporting and recreational opportunities and activities which contribute to the health, well-being and education of the students.In accordance with this approach, Department of Physical Education and Sports offers following sports:

  • aerobics
  • football
  • basketball
  • volleyball
  • rock climbing
  • power lifting and arm sport
  • boxing
  • chess and checkers
  • tennis
  • table tennis
  • swimming
  • darts

Student clubs

  • ETU Academic Choir
  • Ballroom dance studio
  • Modern dance studio "Modern Step"
  • Literature association "LITO"
  • Rock music club "Plan B"
  • Disputing cinema club
  • Student drama theatre "It’s time to play"
  • Club for Funny and Inventive people "KVN"

Saint Petersburg, Russia