Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

Introduction

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic Universitywas founded in 1899. Recently SPbPU became "National Research University", also known in Russia and abroad as Polytechnic Institute — a recognized Russian and world-wide 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 large number of university buildings scattered around it.

At the present time in SPbPU there are 30000+ students and postgraduates, more than 5000of 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 PhD programs and90 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 economics 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 Universitypresents 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 trainings 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 city 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 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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Programs

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Courses

Course: Semester Program Advanced Information Technologies for Enterprises

Campus Full time 17 weeks September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The program is developed according to the European requirements and can be recognized as a semester abroad. It provides students with opportunity to study in the international environment getting the intercultural experience. [+]

Program Description

The program is developed according to the European requirements and can be recognized as a semester abroad. It provides students with opportunity to study in the international environment getting the intercultural experience. Participation of Russian students gives a possibility of deeper penetration to Russian reality and learning much about national aspects of doing business in Russia.

The program comprises compulsory and elective courses conducted in English. Study methods emphasize students' active participation and involvement. Case studies, group discussions, field trips and study visits are an integral part of the learning process in addition to lectures. During the last weeks of the program students are suggested to develop interdisciplinary project where they will be able to use all knowledge they obtained during the program and to apply it to practice.... [-]


Course: Semester Program Finance and Economic Analysis

Campus Full time 18 weeks February 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

We offer participants overall knowledge in the sphere of Finance, providing fundamental training of high-level financial managers, possessing methods of economic analysis. We also train our students to get skills which they can apply in the analysis of financial markets, banks and companies; [+]

Objective of the program

We offer participants overall knowledge in the sphere of Finance, providing fundamental training of high-level financial managers, possessing methods of economic analysis.

We also train our students to get skills which they can apply in the analysis of financial markets, banks and companies; who are able to find the best investment decisions, to evaluate companies and their financial assets; to make effective decisions on the world markets of capitals.

Why choose Semester Program   Finance and Economic Analysis?

The program is developed according to the European requirements and can be recognized as a semester abroad. It provides students with opportunity to study in the international environment getting the intercultural experience. Participation of Russian students gives a possibility of deeper penetration to Russian reality and learning much about national aspects of financial establishments in Russia.... [-]


Course: Semester Program Unique Building Design

Campus Full time 17 weeks February 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The main objective of the program is to provide graduates with high-competitive skills and abilities in engineering design of unique buildings and structures. Based on the existing professional accomplishments our students should be able to successfully apply their newly acquired knowledge of structural mechanics, strength of materials, mathematics, computer technologies and engineering to identify and solve complicated tasks when computing and designing unique buildings. [+]

Program Description

The main objective of the program is to provide graduates with high-competitive skills and abilities in engineering design of unique buildings and structures.

Based on the existing professional accomplishments our students should be able to successfully apply their newly acquired knowledge of structural mechanics, strength of materials, mathematics, computer technologies and engineering to identify and solve complicated tasks when computing and designing unique buildings.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

create building information models; make theoretical calculation of unique buildings and structures; perform complex calculations of building structures; design and analyze complex building structures made of modern building materials; predict the life cycle and assess a condition and durability of buildings and structures; design real construction projects; Program Content: ... [-]

Further Education Courses for Overseas Philology Teachers

Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 weeks September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg + 1 more

The program is designed for Philology teachers both who have practice of teaching Russian as a foreign language and those ones who don't have. You will be able to use acquired knowledge of varied teaching methods and skills to teach the Russian language. [+]

Program Description

The program is designed for Philology teachers both who have practice of teaching Russian as a foreign language and those ones who don't have.

You will be able to use acquired knowledge of varied teaching methods and skills to teach the Russian language.

The program gives insights into majors teaching courses and methods, and speech difficulties in different regions.

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Russian Language for Business Communication

Campus Full time Part time 3 weeks March 2018 Russia St. Petersburg + 1 more

This intensive program is designed for those who would like to feel confident using Russian language in professional life and understand how Russian business works. [+]

Program Description

This intensive program is designed for those who would like to feel confident using Russian language in professional life and understand how Russian business works.

Program dates: Fall semester:  September11-th – October 1-st Spring semester 2018: March 26-th – April 15-th.

For the groups of over 5 persons the program can be arranged in different dates upon preliminary request with the Program Coordinator.

The program includes the following courses: Russian Language for Business Communication, 4,5 ECTS Business Communication: Russian Context, 1,5 ECTS (conducted in English language)

The program involves development of a team/ individual project.

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Russian Language Study Programs

Campus Full time Part time 2 - 52 weeks September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg + 1 more

Our students are taught how to use Russian language in a wide variety of academic contexts and in everyday life. [+]

Program Description

Our students are taught how to use Russian language in a wide variety of academic contexts and in everyday life.

In SPbPU we have a Certified TORFL Testing Center, which allows our students take TORFL exams upon successful completion of the Russian language program.

Russian Studies & Russian Language programs are designed for various target groups such as students and individuals with any type of academic background who would like to study Russian as a foreign language, learn more about Russia, or to take a short-term training for personal or professional development.

Our flexible programs make it possible to combine and choose any modules, which meet individual requirements, duration periods, start dates and the language of instruction (English or Russian).... [-]


Russian Studies (Courses in English)

Campus Full time Part time 1 month September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg + 1 more

We offer a wide range of elective courses in the field of Russian Studies for those who would like to learn more about Russia, gain unique international experience and form your own understanding of Russian culture and mentality. [+]

Program Description

We offer a wide range of elective courses in the field of Russian Studies for those who would like to learn more about Russia, gain unique international experience and form your own understanding of Russian culture and mentality.

Courses available: Core program:  The students can choose up to 3 courses each semester from the following list: History of the Russian Art, Russian History from Kievan Rus to the Revolution, Contemporary History of Russia (the Communist Phase), 19th Century Russian Literature, Political Science (Contemporary Russian Life), Contemporary Russian Literature. We run 3 courses chosen by the majority of applicants.  Minimal group size – 5 persons. Additional elective courses:  Besides the core program, the students can choose an additional course from the following list: Business Communication (Russian Context); Management & Marketing (Russian Context), International Economic Relations (Russian Context). Minimal group size – 5 persons. ... [-]

Russian Studies (Courses in Russian)

Campus Full time Part time 3 weeks February 2018 Russia St. Petersburg + 1 more

The students are offered to take a number of elective courses in the field of Russian Studies conducted in Russian language and feel a part of the Russian-speaking environment. [+]

Program Description

The students are offered to take a number of elective courses in the field of Russian Studies conducted in Russian language and feel a part of the Russian-speaking environment.

Courses available for the students with the level not lower than A1: History of Russia, Geography of Russia, Russian Literature, Russian Civilization.  Session 1: November – mid May, Session 2: February – mid June. Courses available for the students with the level not lower than B2: Philosophy, History of Russia, Social Science, Economics, Cultural Studies, Intercultural Communication.  Session 1: September – mid December, Session 2: February – end of May.

The courses can be combined with the Russian language study or taken independently.... [-]


Semester Program Applied Linguistics: Language, Culture, Mentality

Campus Full time 18 weeks February 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The program is focused on providing participants with profound knowledge of the Russian language and culture that will allow foreign students to communicate effectively in various intercultural and cross-cultural contexts. [+]

The program is focused on providing participants with profound knowledge of the Russian language and culture that will allow foreign students to communicate effectively in various intercultural and cross-cultural contexts.

There are the following main goals to be achieved:

to develop intercultural, sociolinguistic, pragmatic competences resulted from culture-related realia gained while studying and key concepts of Russian culture; to form up and  develop  foreign students’ linguistic and speech competences in the Russian language; to broaden  foreign students’ knowledge  concerning national and cultural  specificity  in  business and scientific communication; to build foreign students’  key competences  in the field of  methodology of teaching Russian as a foreign language (Russian students can join). Why choose   Semester Program   Applied Linguistics?  ... [-]

Semester Program Environmental Engineering

Campus Full time Part time 18 weeks February 2018 Russia St. Petersburg + 1 more

The program aims to provide the participants with the overall knowledge in the field of Environmental Engineering and give deep insight into environmental management principles in construction, eco-design as well as environmental safety in waste management, reclamation of landfill waste storage, study of biodegradation processes and biogas production. [+]

Objective of the programme

The program aims to provide the participants with the overall knowledge in the field of Environmental Engineering and give deep insight into environmental management principles in construction, eco-design as well as environmental safety in waste management, reclamation of landfill waste storage, study of biodegradation processes and biogas production.

During the programme the participants will develop analytical, cross-cultural and management skills and professional competences in the field of environmental safety in civil engineering and municipal facilities. Upon graduation the participants will have acquired the knowledge and skills needed for a further professional career.... [-]


Semester Program Human Resource Management in International Management

Campus Full time 18 weeks September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The purpose of the course is to define the main directions of a company’s policy towards labor relationships among employees. [+]

The purpose of the course is to define the main directions of a company’s policy towards labor relationships among employees. 

Credits:  30 ECTS credits per semester

Program content:

Compulsory Courses:

Human resource management in international companies (6,5 ECTS) Corporate social responsibility (2,5 ECTS) Management of organizational culture in international companies (3,5 ECTS)

Elective courses:

Staffing Logistics in international business (5,5 ECTS) Scientific organization of labor (5,5 ECTS) Global labor (6 ECTS) Labor market and human resource management (6 ECTS) Innovative and crisis management of human resources (6,5 ECTS) Corporate governance (6,5 ECTS) [-]

Semester Program International Economics: Innovative Technological Development

Campus Part time 18 weeks September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The programme can be recognized as a semester abroad for foreign participants and a training period for international academic mobility for Russian participants increasing their opportunities to participate in international research projects and international grants. [+]

Objectives of the programme  to enhance professional competences of students in the field of economics for their future career in the international business environment;  to provide the participants with intercultural competences of business communication in Russia for tackling a wide range of professional management tasks.  Key advantages of the programme

The programme can be recognized as a semester abroad for foreign participants and a training period for international academic mobility for Russian participants increasing their opportunities to participate in international research projects and international grants.

The programme gives foreign students the chance to study in international and multinational academic environment, be involved in extracurricular activities at the University and find out more about Russian culture. The programme also provides students with the opportunities to build a strong initial network that can help in starting their careers.... [-]


Semester Program International Management and Business Development in Russia

Campus Part time 18 weeks September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

This program is integrated in educational process, developed according the European requirements and can be recognized as a semester abroad. [+]

This program is integrated in educational process, developed according the European requirements and can be recognized as a semester abroad. Opportunities: the program provides students with opportunities to bring into line with large international companies’ staff requirements, learn best practices in their specialty, gain experience of working in international teams, establish useful international contacts and learn specifics of Russian business environment. Training methods: lectures, interactive presentations, working in small groups, discussions, brainstorming, case studies, companies’ visits, workshops by the Russian and foreign companies’ representatives Program scheme: elective courses... [-]


Semester Program Introduction to Metallomics

Campus Full time 18 weeks September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The program's objective is to introduce students into the field of metallomics – a rapidly developing area of biology, which focuses on homeodynamics of microelements (Cu, Fe, Zn, Mn et al). [+]

Objective of the program

The program's objective is to introduce students into the field of metallomics – a rapidly developing area of biology, which focuses on homeodynamics of microelements (Cu, Fe, Zn, Mn et al). These elements are essential micronutrients, being toxic agents at the same time. According to modern concepts either genetic and ecological deficiency or excess of trace elements cause manifestation of hereditary and multifactor cardiovascular, oncology and neurodegenerative diseases.

The students will acquire knowledge in inorganic biochemistry and analytical chemistry of the trace elements, computer algorithms for the search and analysis of metal-binding proteins, molecular evolution and molecular modeling. The studying of structure and function of the major classes of metalloproteinase, as well as metabolic pathways of metals in the cell and in the organism are included into the Program. The role of trace elements in apoptosis, signaling and disease development are considered. During the Program the students will listen to lectures, delivered by the specialists in the respective fields, attend seminars, and gain practical skills in computer methods in biology, molecular modeling, molecular cloning, chromatography, atomic absorption spectroscopy, molecular spectroscopy, and studies of chelation properties of biomolecules.... [-]


Semester Program Modern Business Technologies

Campus Full time Part time 18 weeks September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg + 1 more

The Programme aims to train business management professionals. [+]

Objective of the programme

Modern world market provides opportunities for company development in different industries. Nowadays, companies face the need to bring its internal structure and management schemes in accordance with the requirements of internal and external environment. The successful development of the company is largely determined by the quality of the management system, the effectiveness of which nowadays depends on information technology. This close relationship between the management system and IT support results in a high demand for experts in the field of business management with a focus on IT. The Programme aims to train business management professionals capable of:

 Managing the development of a company structure;  Developing and implementing a strategy for IT infrastructure;  Developing and implementing projects on business process reengineering;  Developing and maintaining information and e-business systems.  ... [-]

Undergraduate INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SEMESTER

Campus 18 weeks February 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

This program is integrated in educational process, developed according the European requirements and can be recognized as a semester abroad. [+]

This program is integrated in educational process, developed according the European requirements and can be recognized as a semester abroad. Language of instruction: English Participants: undergraduate international and Russian students - at least two years of Bachelor degree studies, with good command of English. Credits: 30 ECTS per semester Training methods: lectures, case studies, field trips, company visits, and group discussions. Program scheme: Compulsory courses + Elective courses + Interdisciplinary project. Teaching staff: SPbSPU Professors and highly qualified experts from consulting companies Opportunities: developed according to the European requirements; recognized by partner universities, international environment; intercultural experience, students' active participation and involvement [-]

Undergraduate INTERNATIONAL SEMESTER

Campus 17 weeks September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The program is developed according to the European requirements and can be recognized as a semester abroad. [+]

"Advanced Information Technologies for Enterprises" The program is developed according to the European requirements and can be recognized as a semester abroad. It provides students with opportunity to study in the international environment getting the intercultural experience. Participation of Russian students gives a possibility of deeper penetration to Russian reality and learning much about national aspects of doing business in Russia. The program comprises compulsory and elective courses conducted in English. Study methods emphasize students' active participation and involvement. Case studies, group discussions, field trips and study visits are an integral part of the learning process in addition to lectures. During the last weeks of the program students are suggested to develop interdisciplinary project where they will be able to use all knowledge they obtained during the program and to apply it to practice. University administration and Russian tutor students will make the stay of visiting students pleasant, comfortable and safe and will help them settle in and explore the metropolis of 5 million inhabitants. [-]

Summer courses

Summer School 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 Applied Tools of the Project Development and Realization

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The summer course “Applied Tools of the Projects Development and Realization” aims are to: Define what is the project [+]

Program Description

The summer course “Applied Tools of the Projects Development and Realization” aims are to:

Define what is the project  Demonstrate how to work in teams  Identify and practice some of the Project Management tools  Explore your different features and learn to use its for self-management

Main module concept - practical study format with the active learning methods and professional project management soft applied.

The training and joint discussions will lead to the modern knowledge birth, to new technologies formation, which help to improve the standards of educational innovations.

The main forms of work in the Summer schools are interactive lectures, multipoint telepresence meetings, cases, team role games, the development projects in teams allow participants to share their experiences, to get new information, to take an active part in the discussions and projects development. ... [-]


Summer School Architecture and Civil Engineering

Campus Full time 3 weeks August 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The outstanding summer school “Architecture and Civil Engineering” is entirely carried out in English and is cut out for those who are keen on architecture and design solutions. Staying in our charming city with its marvelous architecture would be of a great value and contribution to this course. [+]

Program Description

The outstanding summer school “Architecture and Civil Engineering” is entirely carried out in English and is cut out for those who are keen on architecture and design solutions. Staying in our charming city with its marvelous architecture would be of a great value and contribution to this course.

We welcome students to come to St. Petersburg - the Venice of the North! St. Petersburg is the cultural heart of Russia as well as a major trade gateway, financial and industrial center. You will definitely enjoy staying in Saint-Petersburg and having fun while summer holidays.

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Summer School Effective Solutions in the Field of Trade and Services

Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

Are you involved into trade and services business? Do you want to explore some specific issues of retailing and HORECA in Russia? Do you want to get acquainted with up -to-date solutions in the field of trade and services and enjoy the busy days and the marvelous white nights of the city of Saint-Petersburg? [+]

Program Description

Are you involved into trade and services business? Do you want to explore some specific issues of retailing and HORECA in Russia? Do you want to get acquainted with up-to-date solutions in the field of trade and services 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 retail and HORECA both in Saint-Petersburg and Russia. And the entertainment program will help this study to be efficient and unforgettable.... [-]


Summer School Electrical Engineering

Campus Full time 2 - 5 weeks July 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The program lectures cover general terms of power systems; basic concept of power system stability, electrical 3-phase system. Fundamental terms of short-circuit currents calculations are introduced. [+]

Program Description

The program lectures cover general terms of power systems; basic concept of power system stability, electrical 3-phase system. Fundamental terms of short-circuit currents calculations are introduced. Temporary and surge overvoltages, reactive power compensation means and high voltage cable lines application issues are also considered.

Additionally, the course focuses on load flow analysis methods, synchronous machines’ excitation systems and automatic voltage regulators principles of operation and root causes of power system blackouts. Special attention will be paid to the topic Grid Integration of Renewable Energies and e-Mobility. Active teamwork in small groups on projects of the course will bring deeper understanding of the subject.... [-]


Summer School Exploring the Russian Heritage: Language, History, Literature, Economics

Campus Full time 3 - 4 weeks June 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

Enjoy having holidays in the most charming city of Russia and earn academic credits at the same time! This summer school module comprises a range of elective courses helping our students to explore Russia from inside: language study is combined with culture and economics classes, field trips and excursions to the world famous sights of St.Petersburg and its suburbs. [+]

Program Description

Enjoy having holidays in the most charming city of Russia and earn academic credits at the same time! This summer school module comprises a range of elective courses helping our students to explore Russia from inside: language study is combined with culture and economics classes, field trips and excursions to the world famous sights of St.Petersburg and its suburbs.

The cultural program includes:

Bus trip to Peterhof, the former imperial residence, famous for its amazing fountain and museum ensemble. Along with visiting the Grand Palace you will enjoy the walk in the Upper- and Lower parks and see numerous fountains, including the Grand Cascade and the Samson Fountain. Bus trip to Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo), the former imperial residence, famous for its palace and park ensemble. You 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 world-famous Amber Room reconstructed in 2003 Visit to the “Baltica” Brewery where you can learn about the construction and logistic peculiarities of the plant. Excursion to the Hermitage, one of the world’s largest and oldest museums of fine art. [-]

Summer School Focus on Russia: Language, Art and Politics

Campus Full time July 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

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. [+]

Program Description

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:

gain 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.

Indoor classes are enhanced with the field trips, case studies, group and individual activities. All the courses are developed in accordance with the international standards and can be recognized as a period of studies abroad.... [-]


Summer School Global Business Simulation: Computer Game

Campus Full time 1 week May 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg Global Business Simulation computer game provides you with an opportunity to acquire the following capabilities: Skills in strategic managerial decisions taking in global business. [+]

Program Description

St. Petersburg Global Business Simulation computer game provides you with an opportunity to acquire the following capabilities:

Skills in strategic managerial decisions taking in global business. Experience of interaction in cross-cultural teams. Leadership and presentation skills.

The course’s objective is to develop skills for application of knowledge in the field of international business development.

The summer school is implemented by very experienced, highly qualified professors from Germany and Russia. The world’s leading lecturers in the field of computer business simulation contribute to teaching within the program.

Interactive training methods are used to stimulate and boost students’ involvement. Cultural program is integrated into the course. Within the framework the students will attend a guest lecture delivered by a leader of a flourishing innovative business.... [-]


Summer School Global Entrepreneurship: Design Thinking and Start-Ups

Campus Full time 2 weeks August 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The course’s objective is training of the future innovative entrepreneurs and provision of them with all the skills and competences necessary to develop products for the global markets. [+]

Program Description

The course’s objective is training of the future innovative entrepreneurs and provision of them with all the skills and competences necessary to develop products for the global markets.

During the study process the school participants will acquire the following capabilities: generation and development of innovative business ideas on the basis of design thinking; business models; experience of interaction in cross-cultural teams; insights into the development of entrepreneurship in Russia; presentation skills.

The Summer School is organized in collaboration with "The Russian-German Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship" Polytech Strascheg".

The cultural program includes:... [-]


Summer School Innovative Marketing Technologies in Tourism: from Theory to Practice

Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

Are you involved into tourism business? Do you want to create the unique sales proposal for tourists in your domestic region? Then you have to study up -to-date technologies of innovative tourist product development! [+]

Program Description

Are you involved into tourism business? Do you want to create the unique sales proposal for tourists in your domestic region? Then you have to study up -to-date technologies of innovative tourist product development! And don't forget about having perfect time in the most beautiful city of Russia! 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 innovative marketing technologies in tourism: from theory to practice both in Saint-Petersburg and Russia. ... [-]


Summer School International Business Analysis

Campus Full time 2 weeks August 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

If you are keen on business analytics and are open to new challenges in the most beautiful city of Russia just join this course! [+]

Program Description

If you are keen on business analytics and are open to new challenges in the most beautiful city of Russia just join this course!

The goal of this course is to connect student’s knowledge and skills in economics, management and international relations with the special characteristics of business dealing in Russia and to give an insight into the Russian business climate, mentality and culture. 

The course combines academic and practical training, including team working, discussions, cases, meetings with professionals from Russian and international companies.

Academic Training:

International Business Strategy Cross-Cultural Management Enterprise Business Analysis ... [-]

Summer School International Strategic Management

Campus Full time 1 week September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The main goal of this program is to give students knowledge about strategic aspects of doing business in Russia. During one week of September international students and students from Russia study the main features of business environment in Russia. [+]

Program Description

The main goal of this program is to give students knowledge about strategic aspects of doing business in Russia. During one week of September international students and students from Russia study the main features of business environment in Russia.

Special attention is paid to the strategies of international companies in Russia. The program includes classes by State Polytechnic University professors and research tours to companies. It helps students to understand the everyday practices of Russian business. Also it implies site visits to the most interesting historical places in St.-Petersburg. The duration of the program is six days.

The cultural program includes:... [-]


Summer School Introduction to Plasma Physics and Controlled Nuclear Fusion

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

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

Program Description

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

The primary objective of the course is to present the fundamentals of plasma physics particularly highlighting high-temperature plasma physics and its applications to controlled fusion. The course begins with an overview of plasma phenomena and their applications. The lectures cover Coulomb collisions, single particle motion in magnetic field, magnetic traps, principles of controlled fusion, plasma heating and diagnostics.

The students will acquire and consolidate skills and competence corresponding to the beginning of the first semester of the plasma physics course at Peter the Great Polytechnic University.... [-]


Summer School Mechanics in Natural Science and Technology

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The aim of the Program is to introduce undergraduate and graduate students into modern problems of theoretical and applied mechanics. The Program consists of basic interdisciplinary lectures, as well as practical courses, partially organized in collaboration with digital fabrication laboratory "Fab Lab Polytech". [+]

Program Description

The aim of the Program is to introduce undergraduate and graduate students into modern problems of theoretical and applied mechanics.

The Program consists of basic interdisciplinary lectures, as well as practical courses, partially organized in collaboration with digital fabrication laboratory "Fab Lab Polytech".

During the Program the students will listen to lectures delivered by the specialists in the respective fields, attend seminars and gain practical skills in theoretical and applied mechanics.

Young scientists’ school-conference “Modern Ways in Mechanics” provides transfer of scientific experience from well-known scientists to their young colleagues.... [-]


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 Nuclear Power Engineering

Campus Full time 2 - 5 weeks July 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The School provides the unique opportunity to attend intensive academic program, which is composed of different lectures in nuclear engineering with experience from professors of European countries, with different opinions and approach. All studies are developed accordingly to the European requirements and can be recognized as a period abroad. [+]

Program Description

The School provides the unique opportunity to attend intensive academic program, which is composed of different lectures in nuclear engineering with experience from professors of European countries, with different opinions and approach. All studies are developed accordingly to the European requirements and can be recognized as a period abroad.

Skills and competence to be acquired by students:

during three weeks students get practical skills in modeling of different modes of nuclear power plant (will be used specialized software);  open lectures on the base of our industrial partner Rosenergoatom, the branch of "Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant" / State Atomic Corporation “Rosatom” / Central Institute for Advanced Studies of State Atomic Corporation “Rosatom” deep knowledge in nuclear engineering, technologies, legislation, and innovations in Russian Federation and abroad [-]

Summer School Open Your Mind to Russia

Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

Within the module you will gain the knowledge about Russian business, culture, identity, national history, government, customs, traditions, you’ll visit the “Baltika” brewery company, while extra academic activities will bring you into inner life of the Russian Cultural Capital. [+]

Program Description

Within the module you will gain the knowledge about Russian business, culture, identity, national history, government, customs, traditions, you’ll visit the “Baltika” brewery company, while extra academic activities will bring you into inner life of the Russian Cultural Capital.

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 Polymers for Biomedicine and Electronics

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 Reconfigurable Microelectronic Devices (Architecture, Development Tools, Programming Language)

Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The course provides students with comprehensive introduction to FPGA architecture, FPGA design flow and tools, [+]

Program Description

The course provides students with comprehensive introduction to

FPGA architecture, FPGA design flow and tools, Verilog Hardware Description Language, FPGA programming and debugging.

Lectures and labs will be provided to introduce state-of-art tools and techniques needed to implement digital designs on FPGA platforms.

The course includes practical hands-on exercises with using FPGA development boards to implement, test, and debug your digital designs.

Students will gain theoretical knowledge and practical experience of:

Using modern FPGAs for implementing digital designs Using Verilog HDL for coding digital designs Using Verilog HDL for coding testbenches Using a state-of-art tools for simulating, synthesizing, placing and routing, implementing and debugging digital designs ... [-]

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.... [-]


Summer School Speak as Professional: Russian Language for Business

Campus Full time 4 weeks July 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

Today Russia is one of the world’s most promising and prospective fields for doing business and a key player in the major industries. Learning Russian Language now is a smart investment in your future success. This intensive program is designed for those who would like to learn how to use the Russian Language in professional life and understand how Russian business works. [+]

Program Description

Today Russia is one of the world’s most promising and prospective fields for doing business and a key player in the major industries. Learning Russian Language now is a smart investment in your future success.

This intensive program is designed for those who would like to learn how to use the Russian Language in professional life and understand how Russian business works.

And St.Petersburg with its rich history and arts will definitively inspire you for further achievements!

The cultural program includes:

Bus trip to Peterhof, the former imperial residence, famous for its amazing fountain and museum ensemble. Along with visiting the Grand Palace you will enjoy the walk in the Upper- and Lower parks and see numerous fountains, including the Grand Cascade and the Samson Fountain Bus trip to Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo), the former imperial residence, famous for its palace and park ensemble. You 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 world-famous Amber Room reconstructed in 2003 Visit to the “Baltica” Brewery where you can learn about the construction and logistic peculiarities of the plant Excursion to the Hermitage, one of the world’s largest and oldest museums of fine art. [-]

Summer School Sustainable Development in Civil Engineering

Campus Full time September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

Our new summer module “Sustainable Development in Civil Engineering” is entirely carried out in English by visiting professors from leading universities such as City University of London, University of Sao-Paolo, TU Graz (Austria) and is designed for those who are willing to update and expand their knowledge. [+]

Program Description

Our new summer module “Sustainable Development in Civil Engineering” is entirely carried out in English by visiting professors from leading universities such as City University of London, University of Sao-Paolo, TU Graz (Austria) and is designed for those who are willing to update and expand their knowledge. Staying in our charming city with its marvelous architecture would be of a great value and contribution to this course.

We welcome students to come to St. Petersburg - the Venice of the North! St. Petersburg is the cultural heart of Russia as well as a major trade gateway, financial and industrial center. You will definitely enjoy staying in Saint Petersburg and having fun while summer holidays.... [-]


Summer School 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 The Challenge of the White Nights: Language, Politics and Art

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

June is the best month to come for those who would like to enjoy the famous White Nights and earn academic credits at the same time. We provide our students with excellent opportunities to gain or improve the Russian language skills and to learn about history, art and politics of Russia. [+]

Program Description

June is the best month to come for those who would like to enjoy the famous White Nights and earn academic credits at the same time. We provide our students with excellent opportunities to gain or improve the Russian language skills and to learn about history, art and politics of Russia.

The cultural program includes:

 the White Nights Bus City Tour where you will see the Bridges Opening.  bus trip to Peterhof, the former imperial residence, famous for its amazing fountain and museum ensemble. Along with visiting the Grand Palace you will enjoy the walk in the Upper- and Lower parks and see numerous fountains, including the Grand Cascade and the Samson Fountain.  bus trip to Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo), the former imperial residence, famous for its palace and park ensemble. You 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 world-famous Amber Room reconstructed in 2003  Excursion to the Hermitage, one of the world’s largest and oldest museums of fine art. [-]

Summer School Turbomachinery

Campus Full time 2 - 5 weeks July 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The School provides the unique opportunity to attend intensive academic program of leading professors from Russia and abroad. The study plan is composed of seminars and lectures in gas / steam/ micro turbines and CFD modelling and also includes practical tasks, technical games and team work. [+]

Program Description

The School provides the unique opportunity to attend intensive academic program of leading professors from Russia and abroad. The study plan is composed of seminars and lectures in gas / steam/ micro turbines and CFD modelling and also includes practical tasks, technical games and team work.

All studies are developed accordingly to the European requirements and can be recognized as a period abroad. Besides studying at the Polytechnic university participants also visit leading energy companies.

Skills and competence to be acquired by students:

during two or three weeks students get theoretical and practical skills in CFD modelling  open lectures on the base of our industrial partner “REPH” / “Siemens”  deep knowledge in gas, steam and microturbines. [-]

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