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Your chance for early admission to a tuition-free Master’s programme at one of the leading universities in Russia

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What’s in it for you?

Early admission to a tuition-free Master's or PhD programs at SPbPU

Benefits to olympiad participants

The Winners and runners-up of the Olympiad are eligible to enroll in the University without entrance examinations.

Important dates

The selection process is held totally ONLINE:

15th Sep. 2021
10th Dec. 2021
1st Qualifying Round
A competition of portfolios
10th Jan. 2022
28th Jan. 2022
2nd Round
Online test

ONLY for PhD track:

28th Feb. 2022
18th Mar. 2022
3rd Round
Online interview with a research supervisor
Who can Participate?
  • Citizens of all countries other than Russia
  • Stateless citizens
  • Russian citizens who are permanent residents of other countries
  • Applicants are required to have a Bachelor’s degree for Master’s track or a Master’s degree for PhD’s track
  • Applicants are required to be receiving Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in 2022
Language
  • Russian
  • English

Instruction Language Depends on the program: Russian or English

Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University

One of the leading universities in Russia

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33000+
Total number of students
8500+
International students from 120 countries
2000+
Lecturers, professors and international faculty
12
Institutes
120+
R&E laboratories
40
Research and education centers
  • Supercomputer Centre
  • Science park and business incubator
  • Modern sports complex
  • University Accommodation Complex (consists of 23 Dormitories)
  • One of the largest libraries in St. Petersburg
  • International Student Campus
  • SPbPU Student club and students communities
  • University camps in St.Petersburg suburbs
  • A health center for the University and an outpatients clinic for students
  • QS World University Rankings 393
  • QS Subject Area, Engineering & Technology 180
  • QS Subject Area, Natural Sciences 265
  • QS Subject, Engineering – Electrical & Electronic 251-300
  • QS Subject, Engineering – Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing 151-200
  • QS Subject, Computer Science & Information Systems 251-300
  • QS Subject, Physics & Astronomy 251-300
  • QS Subject, Materials Science 301-350
  • QS Subject, Economics and Econometrics 301-350
  • QS Stars Rating System: Online learning – 5 stars
  • QS BRICS 56
  • QS EECA 45
  • 153 position in QS number of international students
  • THE World University Rankings 301-350
  • University Impact Ranking 37
  • THE Best universities in Europe 39
  • 4th Position in Russia
  • THE BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings 35
  • THE Engineering Sciences TOP-150
  • THE Physical Sciences TOP-125
  • THE Computer Science  TOP-175
  • THE Business & Economics TOP-300
  • THE Life Sciences TOP-500
  • Best Global Universities in Russia 4
  • U.S. Subject Rankings, Physics 95

Saint Petersburg

  • Great city for sightseeing
  • In the list of TOP 10 QS Most Affordable Cities for Students
  • Exciting cultural and social life
  • Picturesque surroundings and suburbs to go for a day
  • Cosmopolitan and safe city
  • Magic White Nights in summer

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