Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

Contact

Name

Benjamin Pietsch

North and South America; Russia; Australia

Phone

work
+49 241 80 90686

Email

E-Mail
 

Profile

The St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University is one of the oldest technical universities in St. Petersburg and is considered one of the most renowned in Russia.The university has over 30,000 students today, 3,000 of which are international students.

 
General Information

Country

Russia

City

St. Petersburg

Founded

1899

Number of Students

30,197 students total, including 3,056 international students

Websites

Homepage

International Office

 
Exchange

Type of Agreement

University partnership

Who can apply?

Bachelor students in the 3rd semester or higher

Master students

Type of Stay

Studies

Length of Stay

one to two semesters

Number of Exchange Placements

five per semester

 
Study Details

Semester Dates

Winter semester: September to January
Summer semester: February to June
Course Offering Course Offering

 
Application
Application Requirements Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or better, which roughly corresponds to an average grade of 2.0 in the German system.
Language Requirements

At the time of application:
Proof of proficiency in Russian or English, to be verified with language certificate or high school diploma with at least level B1. This corresponds to five years of schooling for a post-12th grade Abitur and six years of schooling for a post-13th grade Abitur.

After nomination by RWTH Aachen University:
No further proof of language proficiency is required. The university recommends a language level of B2.

Submit application in the

International Office application portal

Application Deadline in the International Office

You can find further information on the application portal website.

 
Financing
Tuition Fees Tuition fees waived at the partner university
Average Cost of Living Depending on the campus and housing conditions, the cost of living averages 350 to 500 euros per month.
Funding Possibilities

BAföG for abroad
RWTH Scholarship Database
DAAD Scholarship Database
Financing Study Abroad

 
Practical Information
Accommodations Students are provided with a room on the university campus by the partner university. Accommodation costs an average of 100 euros per month.
Health Insurance International health insurance is mandatory and must be organized independently.
Experience Reports See experience reports at MoveON
Additional Information

Federal Foreign Office
DAAD
Education in Russia for Foreigners