Admission of international applicants

International applicants can be admitted to SPbU both to places: 


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As specified in the Governmental decree of Russian Federation (№ 2150 as of December 18, 2020 «On Establishing an Education Quota for Foreign Nationals and Stateless Citizens in the Russian Federation»), foreign citizens are provided an opportunity to take part in an Competition for state-funded educational places at Universities in Russian Federation, including SPbU (funded from the budget of Russian Federation). Information about order of admission will be available in the section «For applicants on government-funded basis» in the terms defined by the Government of the Russian Federation.

In December, St Petersburg University concludes the series of informational meetings with international applicants in 2021. The participants will learn more about the University, its facilities and opportunities for international students, SPbU main educational programmes and admission procedure for the 2022/2023 academic year.

In the Year of Science and Technology, which is celebrated in Russia in 2021, the Miklouho-Maclay Foundation for the Preservation of Ethnocultural Heritage is developing an international educational project “The Beacon of Russia’s Achievements” for the countries of Southeast Asia. The website of the project provides materials of a virtual educational expedition that help visitors explore 15 Russian achievements of the 21st century, which are of particular importance for science and technology.

On 15 November 2021, St Petersburg University starts the document submission process for international applicants. The deadline for applying to places on the government-funded basis is 28 February 2022. The timeframe for applying to places on the fee-paying (contractual) basis is from 07 February to 17 June 2022.

St. Petersburg State University continues its series of information meetings with international applicants. To make information as accessible as possible to applicants around the world, we hold information meetings not only in Russian, but also in English, Spanish, Italian, German, Arabic and Chinese. On November 8, 2021, the University staff held an online event for applicants in Chinese, where foreign applicants learned about:

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