Saint-Petersburg State Polytechnical University

Saint-Petersburg State Polytechnical University

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Enjoy your everyday life and studies in one of the most beautiful cities of Russia
– Saint-Petersburg!

Being the second largest city in Russia, Saint-Petersburg is designated as the Russian ‘cultural capital’ welcoming over 5 million people every year. It was founded by one of the most remarkable emperors ever in Russia – Peter the Great. His wide outlook and vivid reforming policy made the city amazing and unforgettable for many visitors.

Saint-Petersburg is very close to European borders – just 2.5 hours drive to Finland. And now it is considered to be a steady bridge between Russia and Europe hosting people from all over the world.

There is not enough space to enlist all the advantages of staying in Saint-Petersburg starting with its marvelous architecture and cultural features up to friendly people around. To put you in the picture we may highlight a few best things about Saint-Petersburg as:

  • Great city for sightseeing Brilliant architecture and stunning views to explore
  • Exciting cultural and social life
  • Picturesque surroundings and suburbs to go for a day
  • Magic White Nights in summer
  • Cosmopolitan city

Schools / Colleges / Departments / Courses / Faculties

Institute of Humanities

  • Foreign Language Teaching and Translation
  • English for Engineering
  • English for Physics and Mathematics
  • Civil and International Law
  • Engineering Education and Psychology
  • History
  • Linguistics and Cross-Cultural Communication
  • The Russian Language
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Germanic and Romanic Languages
  • Theory and History of Law and State
  • Philosophy
    Center of Language Studies

Institute of Civil Engineering

  • Water Resources and Hydrotechnical Engineering
  • Hydraulics
  • Civil Engineering and Applied Ecology
  • Strength of Materials
  • Building Mechanics and Structural Engineering
  • Construction of Unique Buildings and Structures

Institute of Physics, Nanotechnology and Telecommunications

  • Biophysics
  • Integrated Electronic Systems
  • Quantum Electronics
  • Space Research
  • Medical Physics
  • Radio Engineering and Telecommunication Systems
  • Radiophysics
  • Theoretical Physics
  • Physics and Technology of Nanostructures
  • Plasma Physics
  • Physics of Semiconductors & Nanoelectronics
  • Physical Electronics
  • Experimental Physics
  • Experimental Nuclear Physics

Institute for Military Engineering and Safety Research

  • Occupational and Life Safety
  • Fire Safety
  • Civil Protection and Emergency Management
  • Extreme Processes in Materials and Explosion Safety
  • Institute of Energy and Transport Systems

Institute of Computer Science and Technology

  • Intelligent Automation Systems
  • Measurement and Information Technologies
  • Information and Control Systems
  • Intelligent Computer-Aided Technologies
  • Computer Hardware and Software Systems
  • Naval Information and Control
  • Distributed Computing and Networking
  • System Analysis and Control
  • Control Systems and Technology
  • Systems Project Management

Institute of International Educational Programs

  • Chair of International Students Training
  • Chair of Russian as a Foreign Language

Institute of Metallurgy, Mechanical Engineering and Transport

  • Automated Machines
  • Engineering Graphics and Design
  • Computer-Aided Mechanical Engineering
  • Innovation Design Engineering
  • Materials, Technology and Equipment for Casting Production
  • Mechanical Engineering and Design
  • Machines and Metal Forming
  • Metallurgical Technologies
  • Mechatronics and Robotics
  • Organic and Inorganic Chemistry
  • Welding and Laser Technologies
  • Engineering Tools
  • Mechanism and Machine Theory
  • Material Science and Technology
  • Constructional Materials and Material Science
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Transport and Technology Systems
  • Physics, Chemistry and Technology of Microsystems Equipment
  • Functional Materials and Technologies

Institute of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

Institute of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics

  • Higher Mathematics
  • Fluid Dynamics, Combustion and Heat Transfer
  • Mechanics and Control
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Telematics (affiliated to the Central Scientific Research Institute of Robotics and Technical Cybernetics)
  • Theoretical Mechanics
  • Continuum Mechanics (affiliated to Institute of Problems of Mechanical Engineering, Russian Academy of Sciences)

Institute of Industrial Management, Economics and Trade

  • Graduate School of Industrial Management and Economics
  • Information Systems in Economics and Management
  • World and National Economics
  • Entrepreneurship and Commerce
  • Strategic Management
  • Management in Social Economic Systems
  • Finance and Monetary Economics
  • Economics and Management in Mechanical Engineering
  • Economics and Management in Power Engineering
  • Economics and Management of Real Estate and Technology

Institute of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism

  • Sports Disciplines
  • Theory end Methodology of Physical Education
  • Physical Culture and Adaptation
  • Institute of Energy and Transport Systems
  • Nuclear and Heat Power Engineering
  • Engines, Vehicles and Track Laying Machines
  • Compressor, Vacuum and Refrigeration Equipment
  • Theoretical Electrical Engineering
  • Department of Thermophysics of Power Units
  • High Voltage Engineering, Electrical Insulation and Cable Technology
  • Turbines, Hydro Machines and Aircraft Engines
  • Electrical Machines
  • Electrical Power Systems and Networks
  • Electric Power Plants and Power System Automation
  • Electrical Power Engineering and Equipment


The university has undergone several name changes throughout its existence. Detailed list of name changes is as following:

  • 1899–1910 – Saint Petersburg Polytechnic Institute
  • 1910–1914 – Saint Petersburg Peter the Great Polytechnic Institute
  • 1914–1922 – Petrograd Peter the Great Polytechnic Institute
  • 1922–1923 – First Petrograd Polytechnic Institute
  • 1923–1924 – Petrograd Polytechnic Institute
  • 1924–1930 – Leningrad Polytechnic Institute
  • 1930–1934 – Divided into various colleges and branches under a variety of names.
  • 1934–1940 – Leningrad Industrial Institute
  • 1940–1990 – Leningrad Polytechnic Institute
  • 1990–1991 – Leningrad State Technical University
  • 1991–2002 – Saint-Petersburg State Technical University
  • 2002–2015 – Saint Petersburg State Polytechnic University
  • Since 2015 – Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University

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