Fee-paying (contractual) basis

How to submit your documents

  1. Register for a Personal Account through the SPbU Admissions Committee website
  2. Fill in an application form for admission to the appropriate educational programme
  3. Submit the required documents electronically through your Personal Account
  4. Pass the competitive selection of documents (portfolio)
  5. Wait until the results are announced. The lists of applicants who have successfully passed the competitive selection will be published no later than July 15, 2024
  6. Sign a student contract in case of a positive enrolment decision. Prepare all required documents before departure to St. Petersburg

Application period for academic year 2024/25 — From April 15 to June 21, 2024. 

The list of required documents

  • Signed application for admission to an educational programme of the appropriate level in the format established by the Admissions Committee
  • Consent of the Applicant to Personal Data Processing, Transmission and Storage
  • Educational credential and supplements prepared according to the rules
  • A copy of your identity document. Please note that the applicant’s passport should be valid for at least 18 months after the beginning of the planned study period. If you need to get a Russian visa please fill in an application form for visa invitation and submit it to Personal Account.
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  • Competitive selections of documents (Portfolio)

Degree programmes and admissions test

Tuition information for 2023/24

  • Bachelor and Specialist degree programmes 
  • Master Degree programmes 
  • Doctoral programmes for training research and teaching staff

Required documents

Information on tuition fees for academic year 2024/25 will be announced no later than June 01, 2024.

Rules of stay in the Russian Federation for Foreign citizens and stateless persons studying at SPbU and Statement of acceptance.


SPbU Admissions Office for International Applicants:

Address: 13b Universitetskaya Naberezhnaya, St Petersburg, 199034, Russia

Telephone: +007 (812) 363-66-33


Working hours:  Monday – Friday, from 10 AM to 6 PM