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Year of foundation: 1899

Total students: 32 121 / International students: 7 500

Faculties: 11 / Departments: 71

Faculty: 1 963

Professors223 Associate Professors591 Doctors of Science388 Candidates of Science1 056 International faculty members210

Main educational programmes for prospective international students: 399

Bachelor's programme138 Master's programme166 Specialist programme11 Training of highest qualification personnel84

Additional educational programmes for prospective international students: 39

Pre-university training programmes 2 Russian as a foreign language 1 Short term courses 36

SPbPU is the oldest technical university in Russia and is also a national research university. The university's graduates are in demand across research, design and business.  

SPbPU offers its students:

  • A wide selection of study programmes (Bachelor's, Specialist and Master's Degrees, Postgraduate Studies Programme);
  • Teaching from the best lecturers of St. Petersburg and European universities; 
  • Internships; 
  • Academic mobility programmes; 
  • Double degree programmes; 
  • Scholarships; 
  • Assistance gaining employment with companies that are leaders in the global market. 

Since the foundation of the university in 1899, a huge number of its graduates have received worldwide recognition in various spheres and won prestigious awards, including the Nobel Prize.