Санкт-Петербургский государственный политехнический университет

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world rank  857

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University Overview

Established in 1899, Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Saint Petersburg (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbSPU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbSPU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 121 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Санкт-Петербургский государственный политехнический университет
Acronym SPbSPU
Founded 1899
Motto Through Knowledge to Breakthroughs!
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address 29, Polytechnicheskaya st.
Saint Petersburg (population range: over 5,000,000)
195251 Saint Petersburg
T +7 (812) 534 1001
F +7 (812) 534 1365

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office 28, Grazhdansky pr.; office 228
St.Petersburg 195251
+7 (812) 534 1001
(812) 534 1001

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation-Certification and Quality Assurance Institute ACQUIN
  • The National Centre for Public Accreditation


  • International Association of Universities IAU
  • European Association for International Education EAIE
  • European University Association EUA
  • Association of International Educators NAFSA
  • Baltic University Programme BUP
  • Association of Sino-Russian Technical Universities ASRTU
  • WC2 University Network
  • Top Industrial Managers for Europe TIME
  • PMUni
  • European Research Center for Information Systems ERCIS
  • International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art-Design and Media Cumulus
  • European Fusion Education Network FuseNet

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