SPbPU international students consistently achieve professional success. Here are some examples:
- Abu Hattab Ahmad Hassan (Jordan) – Associate Professor, teacher at SPbPU.
- Frantisek Svitala (Poland) – President of the Association of St. Petersburg University Alumni.
- Gu Lo Guang (China) – Rector of Chongqing University
- Guang Jian (China) – Employee of the Ministry of Nuclear Power, PRC.
- Rosi Mamai (Chad) – Officer of the Ministry of Economics, Chad.
- Abdel Latif Abid (Morocco) – Honorary Consul of Russia in Agadir.
- Seddak Aissa (Algeria) – Professor of the University of Science and Technologies, Oran.
- Buyanbat Behbat (Mongolia) – Head of the Department of Education, Ulan-Bator City Council.
|Mikhail Koshkin||Renowned Soviet designer of the famous T-34 medium tank|
|Georgy Flerov||Famous Soviet nuclear physicist, specialist in ionizing radiation and one of the fathers of Soviet atomic bomb, a full member of the Soviet Academy of Science. Carried out research in synthesis and study of the transuranium elements.|
|Peter Kapitza||Leading Soviet physicist, engineer and innovator. Nobel laureate for discovery superfluid properties of liquid helium.|
|Mikhail Frunze||Major Red Army commander in the Russian Civil War.|
|Saparmurat Niyazov||President of Turkmenistan (1990–2006).|
|Mikhail Botvinnik||Soviet and Russian chess grandmaster and World Chess Champion.|
|Sergei Fursenko||President of the football club “Zenit”, Saint Petersburg.|