СПбГУ

Degree Studies in Saint-Petersburg University

Degree programs at SPbU are compliant with the Bologna system and comprise three levels:

  • Bachelor and Specialist programs with 4 and 5-year periods of study respectively
  • Master programs – 2 years
  • PhD programs – 3 years

Every year SPbU offers about 560 degree programs and over 500 non-degree programs available in six main areas: 

  1. PHYSICS, MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCES
  2. NATURAL SCINCES AND MEDICINE
  3. ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT
  4. EARTH SCIENCES
  5. SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES
  6. ART AND CULTURE

The language of instruction for the majority of programs is Russian.

To apply for a degree programme all non-native Russian-speaking applicants must satisfy the following language requirements:

  • for Bachelor degree and specialist courses – level B1
  • for Master courses – level B2
  • for PhD courses – levels B2/B3 depending on an area of studies

International applicants can be admitted to SPbU both to places on a fee-paying (contractual) basis and to places funded by the Russian Government (Scholarship includes tuition fee).


Information about admission of foriegn citizens can be found here https://abiturient.spbu.ru/russkij/admissions-of-foreign-citizens/admissions-of-foreign-citizens