{{phone.Value}}

1000+

successful admissions

94%

of students enter the university of their choice

4400+

students consult Education Index when applying for universites

Saint Petersburg State University (SPbGU)

How to apply

There are two ways to apply for enrollment at the SPbGU: by submitting your documents in person to the admissions board, or by mailing them. Officers on the admissions board will also tour a number of regions throughout Russia and neighboring states, accepting applications for Bachelor's and specialty programs. If you are contemplating the option of paying for your education, you will need to file two applications - one for budget funding and one for a paid seat - at the same time. You can track the status of your application on the SPbGU admissions board website.


Applications are accepted starting from the end of June over the course of roughly one month, depending on the department. The first wave of admissions occurs at the end of July, and the final lists of admitted students are published in mid August. A candidate can apply to no more than 5 universities and no more than 3 specialties at once. Applications for Master's programs are accepted until July 13 for budget seats and until September 12 for paid seats.


Foreign students may need a visa in order to take the admission exams. To obtain a visa you will have to submit an application to the foreign section of your department of choice. The paperwork for obtaining an invitation letter and visa may take around 2.5 months, so be sure to make your preparations in advance.

Photos

Free consultation

Get free 15 min consultation about this University

  • {{rerrors.FirstName}}
  • {{rerrors.Email}}
  • {{rerrors.Mobile}}
  • By providing your details you are consenting to Education Index sending you information about its services and the university that is relevant to your interests, such as: courses and subjects, events, funding, student life, accommodation and careers. Education Index will never sell, rent, or give away your data for third-party marketing, however they may work with partner organisations to send you relevant information about Saint Petersburg State University (SPbGU). If you do not wish to receive further information, you can opt-out at any time using links provided in their communications. Education Index privacy policy applies.
    {{rerrors.UserTerms}}
    I agree to comply with the Terms and Conditions of Use and the Privacy Policy. I confirm that I am 16 years of age or older *
  • {{rerrors.Message}}
Saint Petersburg State University (SPbGU)
Universitetskaya naberezhnaya
d. 7/9
Russia
199034
Russia
Russia
View Location
Telephone:
+7 (812) 326-49-34
Website

Featured universities

  • Ankara Medipol University
  • BI Norwegian Business School
  • Henley Business School at the University of Reading
  • John Cabot University Rome
  • Riviera French Institute ISC-Nice – Institut Supérieur de Commerce
  • University of Reading
  • Aston University
  • De Montfort University (DMU)
  • EDHEC Business School
  • EU Business School
Show all

Location

The university buildings are located on Vasilyevsky Island, in the Smolny Palace, and in Peterhof. The Vasileostrovsky (on Vasilyevsky Island) and Petrodvortsovy (in Peterhof) are two of SPbGU's student campuses housing a total of 20 dormitories. The Vasileostrovsky complex is located in downtown Saint Petersburg within walking distance of a subway station and bus stations. The Petrodvortsovy complex is located outside city limits, but has all the amenities necessary for learning and relaxation. Getting from the Petrodvortsovy to Saint Petersburg is easy by commuter train or bus.