Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

Introduction

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University was founded in 1899. Recently SPbPU became "National Research University", also known in Russia and abroad as Polytechnic Institute — a recognized Russian and worldwide leader in the field of higher engineering and economic education. Currently, it also remains at the leading positions in the rating of Russian engineering higher educational institutions. The Polytechnic University is based on a compact park-like campus in the residential north-west district of St. Petersburg. A greater part of the campus is a large park with a large number of university buildings scattered around it.

At the present time in SPbPU, there are 30000+ students and postgraduates, more than 5000 of them are foreign citizens from 98 countries who annually study at different SPbPU programs. The University is carrying out education in the following areas: engineering, physics, economics, humanities and information technologies.

The University trains specialists in 52 Bachelor Degree programs and 154 Master Degree programs, 92 Ph.D. programs and 90 Doctorate programs. In addition, in SPbPU there are a number of non-degree and international educational programs.

In 2007 SPbPU won a contest "Innovation University" financed in the framework of the national project "Education". In 2010 SPbPU gained the status "National Research University". Nowadays SPbPU develops as a new type research university, which integrates multidisciplinary R&D activities and advanced technologies for rising national economic competitiveness.

The University is proud of its longstanding traditions of international cooperation with many foreign educational institutions, research organizations and industrial companies in the field of education and science. Among the University partners, there are more than 300 universities from 68 countries, 131 scientific and research institutions and 172 companies from over 55 countries.

In the University there are more than 40 Research and education centers that are carrying out joint research together with the companies Motorola, Microsoft, AT&T, Siemens, LG "Electronics", Apple Macintosh and others.

Today the Polytechnical University structure includes:

  • 11 Institutes and Graduate school of biotechnology and food science
  • More than 100 departments and 120 R&E laboratories
  • Research centers, innovation laboratories, science park
  • Fundamental library — one of the largest scientific and technical libraries in Russia
  • International Student campus
  • Medical center
  • Modern sports center
  • University Accommodation (23 dormitories)
  • Concert halls etc.

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University presents its International Master Degree Programmes. These programmes are fully delivered in English by world-class professors from SPbPU and other Russian and foreign universities. They provide unique opportunities for international mobility in leading European universities. We organize practical training and internships for our students in well-known companies.

Key Advantages

  • Wide-range of subject areas
  • Combination of fundamental preparation and practical studies
  • Opportunities for international mobility – semester abroad at academic partners of SPbPU
  • Double degree options
  • World-class professors from SPbPU and leading European universities
  • Future successful career in top executive positions with companies operating in the global market
  • Scholarships for best international and Russian students
  • Comfortable student dormitories and eventful student life
  • Studying at the one of the most beautiful cities in the world

The Polytechnic University is a large community - it provides a wide range of social, cultural, recreational and up-to-date on-campus facilities for its students and staff. These are available for all those who would wish to indulge in a corporate life of the University in accordance with their personal concerns. Be it sports, music, dancing, acting, or whatever - you can find facilities and people to share your interests. Those who take part in corporate life derive great benefit from it while in the University and in later years: friendships made on this friendly campus can last a lifetime.

International Master Degree Programmes have three main focuses:

  1. Engineering
  2. Natural Sciences
  3. Economics & Management

Please have a look at the programs offered.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Russian

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Courses

Summer School of Physics: PLASMA PHYSICS AND CONTROLLED FUSION

Campus 11 days July 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The course introduces the basics of plasma physics and controlled fusion. [+]

The course introduces the basics of plasma physics and controlled fusion.

Introduction to Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion

The course is intended as the first plasma physics course however it is also suitable for senior undergraduate students and graduate students.

The primary objective of the course is to present and develop the fundamentals of plasma physics particularly highlighting high-temperature plasma physics and its applications to controlled fusion. The course begins with the historical overview of plasma physics and introduction of plasma phenomena. It includes classical physics background, single particle motion in electric and magnetic fields, Coulomb collisions and transport processes, electromagnetic theory, a fluid model of plasma, plasma confinement schemes, simple equilibrium and stability analysis, and principles of fusion machines. It also covers wave propagation in a magnetic field, kinetic description of plasmas, Vlasov model, electrostatic waves and Landau damping. The necessary mathematical apparatus (partial equations and complex analysis) will be introduced during the lectures. ... [-]


Summer School Smart Cities

Campus Full time 2 weeks September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

Students during this program will work in groups on creation of prototypes and functional models of urban-themed projects under guidance of experienced moderators. The course includes using different types of tools for digital fabrication from computer aided design programs to cnc machines such as laser cutter, pcb milling machine, 3D-printer etc. The course accepts student project ideas (requires an interview with lab representatives before applying). [+]

The course provides students with comprehensive introduction to:

Implementation of product ideas through instruments of digital fabrication; Project management and development; Fabrication-oriented design and operating CNC machines.

Students will gain theoretical knowledge and practical experience of:

Using modern CAD systems (Autodesk Fusion 360, Solidworks, Eagle, Altium); Electronics design; Programming; Project design; Project development; Digital fabrication; Rapid prototyping. [-]

Summer courses

Summer School in 3D Design and Digital Fabrication

Campus Full time 3 weeks August 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The summer school “3D design and Digital fabrication” was launched in 2014. It is based on a wide experience the teaching staff has acquired from previous international educational programs development and practice. [+]

Program Description

The summer school “3D design and Digital fabrication” was launched in 2014. It is based on a wide experience the teaching staff has acquired from previous international educational programs development and practice.

We welcome students to come to a wonderful city of St. Petersburg. St. Petersburg is the cultural heart of Russia as well as a major trade gateway, financial and industrial center. Studying in Saint-Petersburg is a great experience which will contribute significantly to the student’s future success.

The cultural program includes:

Boat city tour for students to get acquainted with the beauty of the city Excursion to the Hermitage, one of the world’s largest and oldest museums of fine art. Visit to the “Baltika” Brewery where students can learn about the construction and logistic peculiarities of the plant. Picnic at the seashore of the Gulf of Finland where students can enjoy Russian style barbecue Excursion to Pushkin, former tzar summer residence, famous for its palace and park ensemble. Students will visit one of the most beautiful palaces — Palace of Russian Empress Catherine the Great. The peak of this excursion will be a visit to the Amber Room reconstructed in 2003 (Optional, for extra price). [-]

Summer School in Biomedical Engineering

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

Program Description Distinctive features of polymer structure (structure, synthesis, flexibility, biomolecules, degradation) [+]

Program Description Distinctive features of polymer structure (structure, synthesis, flexibility, biomolecules, degradation) Macromolecular physics (models of flexibility, coils and globules, polymer solutions) Physical states of polymers (glassy state, elastic state, relaxation, physical properties) Applications (microelectronics, organic electronics, biomedical applications, etc.) 10 hours lectures + 8 hours lab practice + 2 hours seminar (students are invited to make short presentations on polymers). The amount of hours for labs depends on the number of students in a group, the total amount of hours also is flexible if necessary. [-]

Summer school in Business and Entrepreneurship

Campus Full time 1 - 2 weeks August 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

Do you feel you are cut out for Business and Entrepreneurship? Just join this summer school! [+]

Do you feel you are cut out for Business and Entrepreneurship? Just join this summer school!

With us, you'll get up-to-date knowledge and practical skills in how the business should be done! And don't forget about having a nice time in the most beautiful city of Russia!

We offer you three courses. You can choose any course you want to participate in. Or you may prefer to take 2 or 3 courses all together to gain profound knowledge while studies.

International Business Analysis Aug 20 – Aug 31 4 Global Entrepreneurship Sept 01 – Sept 13 5 International Strategic Management Sept 14 – Sept 21 2 Entrance requirements: ... [-]

Summer school in Oil & Gas

Campus Full time 2 - 3 weeks July 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

Do you want to learn more about oil and gas trends and petroleum industry and have exciting holidays in the most beautiful city of Russia? Join this summer school! [+]

Do you want to learn more about oil and gas trends and petroleum industry and have exciting holidays in the most beautiful city of Russia? Join this summer school!

The course provides a comprehensive overview of the oil and gas industry from upstream exploration and production to downstream refining, pumping, sales, and marketing. Participants will learn all the subtleties of the processes and technologies of viscous oil extraction, oil preparation and gas recovery under the supervision of leading Russian and International professors and experts. They will gain an appreciation of industry dynamics and the key issues affecting its development and future. This course will provide a thorough foundation for understanding the changing "Oil & Gas" industry dynamics.... [-]


Summer school in Russian Studies: Russian language, Politics & Art

Campus Full time 2 - 4 weeks July 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

Do you want to study Russian language and learn more about the political and cultural life of Russia? Join this Summer School! [+]

Do you want to study Russian language and learn more about the political and cultural life of Russia? Join this Summer School!

Our August module is a perfect possibility for those who would like to start the new academic year having received an impressive kit of credits in Russian Studies and international experience.

St. Petersburg with its rich history and art is a city that inspires, a city you will fall in love with once you visit it. Within this module you will simultaneously:

obtain or advance your Russian language skills; learn about the main political facts and figures of modern Russia; explore St. Petersburg as a “Cultural Capital of Russia” and enjoy diverse extracurricular activities. ... [-]

Summer School in Territorial Branding

Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

Are you interested in marketing? Do you want to learn more about the city branding in Russia and enjoy the busy days and the marvelous white nights of the city of Saint-Petersburg? Join this Summer School! [+]

Program Description

Are you interested in marketing? Do you want to learn more about the city branding in Russia and enjoy the busy days and the marvelous white nights of the city of Saint-Petersburg? Join this Summer School!

The training course will be held in the format of scientific-practical discourse as close as possible to the realities of today’s international competition.

Lectures, seminars and business games are to cover the most important and challenging issues of territorial branding in different regions. And thematic quests and excursions will color up the routine and make this study efficient and unforgettable.

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Summer School Modern SAP Technologies

Campus Full time 3 weeks August 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

Students will get acquainted with the solutions for enterprise management based on SAP ERP and analytical solutions based on SAP HANA. [+]

Program Description

Students will get acquainted with the solutions for enterprise management based on SAP ERP and analytical solutions based on SAP HANA.

Skills and competence to be acquired by students:

Understand the integration of business processes in SAP ERP Understand the architecture of In-memory computing Learn how SAP HANA provides new ERP analytical capabilities

Modern sap technologies 5 ECTS

Block 1 (approx. 30 classroom hours)

Overview of SAP ERP and SAP NetWeaver Basic concepts used throughout SAP applications Business processes in FI, CO, MM, PP, HCM and others SAP Solutions Overview

Block 2 (approx. 10 classroom hours)

Overview of SAP HANA Architecture of SAP in-memory computing Overview of data provisioning in SAP HANA Modeling with SAP HANA SAP HANA Interfaces to BI client tools ... [-]

Summer School Space Technologies

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The course is suitable as the first space technologies course or an add-on course for senior undergraduate students and graduate students. [+]

Program Description

The course is suitable as the first space technologies course or an add-on course for senior undergraduate students and graduate students.

The course is aimed to provide advanced techniques of space engineering and understanding of the core physics principles related to space exploration. In additional to technological part the school program emphasizes space industry problems.

The theoretical courses are grouped to two blocks. There are B1 block which is about space laws and economics, B2 block covers space technologies and physics Practical skills are trained during a hackathon. The speakers are industry experts and scientists who are experienced in space area.... [-]


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Address Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University Polytechnicheskaya, 29
195251 St. Petersburg, Russia
Website spbstu.ru