Lists of foreign applicants who have successfully passed the competitive selection and are recommended for enrolment in government-funded places have been published on the website of the Admissions Committee of St Petersburg University.
Applicants have shown a great interest in the competition, which is held by St Petersburg University as part of the independent selection. This year, more than 1,500 foreign applicants from 81 countries around the world applied for the places funded by the Government of the Russian Federation, and have been admitted to the competition.
In 2018, 1,182 foreign citizens from 48 countries took part in the competition. 400 applicants were enrolled in the government-funded places. 265 of them study on bachelor’s and specialist’s programmes, 85 are master’s students, and 50 are doctoral students.
The African continent is represented by applicants from: the Gambia, Zambia, Kenya, Sudan, the Republic of Ghana and Nigeria. The East is represented by those from: Jordan, the Syrian Arab Republic, Algeria, Yemen, Iran and Iraq. In Latin America, applicants from Mexico, Bolivia, Guyana, Guatemala are interested in entering St Petersburg University. European residents of Serbia, France, Spain, Germany, Greece and other countries have also shown interest. Asian countries are represented by applicants from: India, the Republic of Korea, Mongolia and Japan. The Commonwealth of Independent States and the People’s Republic of China have submitted the largest number of applications.
The final lists of foreign applicants who have successfully passed the competitive selection and are recommended for enrolment in government-funded places can be found in ‘The Results 2019’. Information on further actions is presented on the St Petersburg University website.