Places funded by the Russian Government 


How to apply

  1.  Create a Personal Account
  2. Fill in an Application Form in your Personal Account
  3. Fill in a Scholarship Application Form
    Remember to upload your photograph along with the signed Scholarship Application Form.
  4. Create and Upload a Portfolio, submit the required documents electronically through your Personal Account

      Essay topics:
    • for Bachelor & Specialist degree programmes Bachelor & Specialist degree programmes
    • for Master degree programmes  Master degree programmes
    • for PhD courses: applicant’s description of the prospective research, а CV containing information on academic (professional) training, research and achievements, professional experience, applicant’s thesis abstract.

Requirements for content, structure, and assessment criteria for the documents you submit you can find here.
Follow the link for evaluation criteria for all educational programmes.

  1. Applicants who have successfully passed the competition are recommended for the Russian Government Scholarship.

List of documents required

  • an application form for an educational program
  • an educational certificate/diploma
  • a questionnaire - competition application form
  • a copy of the identity documents
  • a medical certificate on absence of restrictions against studying in the Russian Federation
  • a medical certificate on the absence of the HIV virus and AIDS
  • a motivation letter
  • an essay
  • 4 (four) photographs 3х4 cm

Deadline for application in 2017: February 1 – June 15

Contacts: |

SPbU International Admissions Office (for all questions and additional information):
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Address: Universiteskaya Emb., 13 B, St. Petersburg 199034, Russian Federation.

Tel. 007 812 363 66 33

For more information about Regulations for an Open Competition click here

Information about admission of past years

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