Your admission scheme:

  • Register for a Personal Account through the SPbU Admissions Committee website

  • Fill in an application for admission to the appropriate educational programme

  • Submit the required documents electronically through your Personal Account

  • Pass the competitive selection

  • Sign a student contract in case of a positive enrollment decision.

Please note that all applicants are required to create their Personal Accounts.

In 2018, documents from international applicants to places on the fee-paying (contractual) basis will be accepted from February 1, 2018 to July 6, 2018

The list of required documents:

  • an application for admission to an educational programme of the appropriate level in the format established by the Admissions Committee;
  • the original or a copy of your educational credential* and supplements thereto;
  • a copy of your identity document;
  • 4 (four) photographs 3×4 cm.

For the list and forms of admissions tests see the appropriate section. Please note that the admissions test title is an active link by clicking which the syllabus of the admissions test will open. Admissions tests to aspirantura programmes and master programmes are held in the form of a competitive selection of documents (portfolios).

Migration documents:

  • a copy of your migration card;
  • a copy of your Russian entry visa, if any;
  • a signed copy of the «Rules of Stay in the Russian Federation for Non-Russian Citizens».
  • *The educational credentials have to be as follows:
    • legalised if required
    • recognised in the Russian Federation (to have either a recognition certificate or an equivalence certificate if required)

If you have any question or need additional information, please contact the SPbU Office for International Admissions located at:

13B Universitetskaya Naberezhnaya, St Petersburg, 199034, Russia.

phone: +7 (812) 328 32 91, e-mail: Этот адрес электронной почты защищен от спам-ботов. У вас должен быть включен JavaScript для просмотра.

We'll be happy to welcome you as SPbU students!


If you want to join Russian language courses first in order to improve your language skills, please, see information here:


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Admission is possible all over the year. Tuition fee may vary with the reference to the program you want to join.

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