International Students Dormitories
|Is there a dormitory for international students at the university?||
There are more than twenty dormitories on campus with the housing capacity of over 10 000 people.
International students are mostly housed in housing units or shared apartments: # 13, # 15, # 8, #12.
Entrance is regulated by the system of electronic passes. All dormitory blocks are equipped with fire alarm systems, most dormitories have indoor and outdoor surveillance.
|Is the dormitory far from academic buildings?||All dormitories are located within a walking distance of the academic buildings and the metro stations.|
|How many people live in one room?||There are two, three or four occupants in a room.|
|Where are the facilities situated (shower, WC)?||Each shared apartment has a bathroom and a toilet; for each housing unit there are shared bathroom facilities located on the same floor.|
|Where is the kitchen situated? Is it equipped with home appliances and utensils||For the apartment type of accommodation there is a kitchen in each dorm block; the housing units share one kitchen located on the same floor. All kitchens are fitted out with furniture, electric stoves and sinks.|
|What does university provide for students when they move in?||The dorm rooms are equipped with all the necessary units of furniture – a bed, a wardrobe, a desk, a kitchen table, chairs. When checking in at the dorm, each student will be given linens, keys and the electronic pass.|
|Is there Wi-Fi at the dormitory?||The SPbPU dorms offer high-speed access to the internet and digital TV; there are free wifi zones.|
|Does the dorm building have additional facilities?||There are on-campus sports grounds, sports facilities and student sports clubs. There are gyms, study areas, self-service laundry (that charges 70-100 rubles for a wash cycle depending on the load of laundry; tumble drying will cost 70 rubles for a cycle).|
|What is the monthly fee for dormitory?||The amount of the accommodation fee depends on the mode of study, program type and the dorm’s comfort level. For government-funded students the fee is 1006 rubles per month (central heating is off over the summer), and 1253 rubles (central heating is on over the winter), for self-funded students – 3000 rubles per month (central heating is off over the summer), 5700 rubles (central heating is on over the winter).|