The Programme offers 10 fee-paying places.

Entrance examination is based on portfolio (applications ranking). The portfolio includes:

  1. Bachelor’s / Master’s degree certificate (with transcript)
  2. Proof of English language proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge FCE, Cambridge CAE, Cambridge BEC, Cambridge CPE, GMAT or document(s) confirming that the applicant has been instructed in English at the previous education level)
  3. Motivation letter in English (submitted anonymously). Find the requirements here.
  4. Documents certifying personal academic and professional achievements of the applicant

Admission deadline in 2021:

Documents from international applicants to places on the fee-paying (contractual) basis will be accepted from February 8, 2021 to June 25, 2021.  This year, the collection of applications from foreign citizens for the Russian Government Scholarship lasts until May 21, 2021.

The list of applicants who have successfully passed the competitive selection will be published by July 12th, 2021.

You can upload your portfolio via Applicant’s Personal Account on the website of St. Petersburg State University.

For more details:

Recognition of foreign educational credentials

Tuition fees (tuition for 2021/22 will be published later)


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