Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

Saint Petersburg, Russia
Empfohlene Studiengänge: IBIS, IBO, TM, HM, WMM

About the University

A world-renowned and top rated university, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University was founded in 1899 and is an integral part of the city. The university has more than 170 educational and research buildings that house 12 academic institutes, 34 graduate schools, and more than 33,000 students, including about 8,500 international students.  Read more about the university here.

About the Location

The second largest city in Russia, St. Petersburg is rightfully called the cultural capital of Russia. A metropolitan city of five million people, it every year attracts nearly seven million tourists, of which about one half are foreign guests coming from all over the world. St. Petersburg was founded by the first Emperor of Russia, Tsar Peter the Great in 1703 as the new, western-style capital of Russia. Since its first days, St. Petersburg had always been a multicultural city, welcoming guests and specialists from other countries. Along with Russian masters and architects, many European builders and engineers contributed to the glory and beauty of the city.

Important  Information for Studying at this Partner University

Language(s) of Instruction: English and/or Russian

Semester Dates: Autumn Semester: September - January / Spring Semester: February - June

Course Offerings: See Course Catalogue here.  Note there is no specific offering for TM, HM, and WMM.

Costs: There are no additional tuition costs for studying at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University.  Additional costs that must be considered are accommodations, meals, and cost of living.

Exchange Places: 2

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Student Life

Student Housing: Exchange students are accommodated in the International Students Dormitory, which is located on campus. Find more information here.

Student Life: Information about life on campus can be found here.

Information for Students with Disabilities: SPbPU offers services in order to ensure the right of education and proper autonomy to students with disabilities. The university offer services of students tutors for assistance for students and staff with disabilities in order to make their stay and the adaptation period at SPbPU comfortable.

Environmental Impact of Studying Abroad at this University

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1452 kg

Estimated CO₂ emissions for round-trip plane travel from Frankfurt Airport

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Number of trees that must be planted to cancel out this CO₂ emission

Heilbronn University is committed to the continuous improvement of environmental performance as a component of sustainable development. For the university, protecting the environment means avoiding risks to people and the environment, continuously reducing resource and energy consumption and minimizing emissions and waste, so that the university makes its contribution to sustainable development.

Learn more about how you can lessen the environmental affects of studying abroad here.

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