Admission of international applicants

International applicants can be admitted to SPbU both to places: 


ino foreing contractual   ino foreing places


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.

As part of its growth plans, St Petersburg University is delighted to announce its new master’s programme “Advanced Mathematics”. It will start in September 2019.

In 2018, SPbU had the first admission cycle for the Additional educational program “Preparatory Course (for foreign citizens)”.

St Petersburg University has started admitting documents from foreign citizens who are applying for state-funded places for bachelor’s, specialist’s, master’s, and doctoral programmes.

Office hours are available on the website of the University Admissions Committee.

Starting from 1 February 2019, the St Petersburg University International Admissions Office accepts documents from international applicants to bachelor's, master's, specialist's degree and doctoral programmes (contractual places).All applicants, irrespective of the chosen programme and mode of study, must upload their documents to their Personal Accounts. The access to Personal Accounts is granted from 1 February to 6 July 2019.

The main objective of the Olympiad is to identify and develop an interest in the Russian language and Russian culture among schoolchildren and students of non-Russian origin. The Olympiad is also aimed at strengthening their creativity and interest in research. Additional conditions are created for the support and development of the Russian language abroad.

Ответственный за содержание: Первый проректор по молодежной политике и организации приема Александр Вячеславович Бабич

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