Business Informatics

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Level of education Bachelor

Type of instruction Full-time

Duration 4 years

Main courses
  • Mathematical Analysis
  • Linear Algebra
  • Probability Theory 
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Architecture of Computational Systems
  • Algorithms and Programming
  • Databases
  • Object-Oriented Analysis and Programming
  • Accounting
  • Corporate Economics
  • Management
  • Business Information Analysis
  • Information Systems
  • Analysis and Modelling 
  • IT Management
  • Data Visualisation
  • Information Law
  • Simulation Modelling
  • Foreign Languages
  • Applied Statistical Analysis of Economic Data
Our advantages
  • The programme has no rivals and combines classical education in economics with innovative learning and teaching techniques in IT education
  • Opportunities for exchange studies at the universities abroad under the students exchange programmes and direct agreements with the partner-universities
  • Various financial programmes and help to motivate students to balance their study, research, conferences, and sports events
  • Internationally recognized Bachelor Degree in Business Informatics to continue education at the master, aspirantura, and PhD levels in Russia and abroad
  • The integrated programme ensures that you gain competences in business administration and management, information systems, and information technologies
International relations

Students have an opportunity to take part in academic mobility programmes.There are over 300 leading universities in Europe, America and Asia among partner universities. Depending on the programme, students may qualify for a scholarship and either paid or free accommodation in a hall of residence. The list of academic mobility programmes is updated annually. All up-to-date information can be found on the St Petersburg University International Affairs website in the Students Exchange Programme section.

Practical training and career opportunities

Practical training

  • Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
  • Committee for Investments and Strategic Projects of St Petersburg
  • Committee for Finance of St Petersburg
  • Office of the federal Treasury in St Petersburg
  • Office of the Federal Tax Service of Russia in St Petersburg
  • St Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Ernst & Young (CIS) B.V. branch in St Petersburg
  • VTB 24
  • Sberbank
  • Promasviazbank
  • United Power Company
  • Baltika
  • St Petersburg technopark
  • Gazpromneft- Lubricants
  • Gazprom Export
  • Vodokanal of St Petersburg
  • Rosgosstrakh
  • Renaissance Insurance
  • STC Group
  • Heineken
  • Ambassadors
  • Fazer
  • Center for Strategic Research “North-West” Foundation
  • Maxidom
  • Siemens
  • Coca-Cola HBC Eurasia
  • ILIM Group
  • Amcor Tobacco Packaging in St Petersburg
  • Belmond Grand Hotel Europe
  • Astoria
  • Nissan manufacturing RUS


  • Projecting of the information and technological architecture of the company
  • Analytical support of the decision making in company management
  • Analysis and optimization of the business processes in the company
  • Maintenance of the information systems and communication and information technologies in the company management

Our graduates can work as

  • IT-consultant
  • Business analysis
  • Business systems engineer
  • IT specialist
  • Project manager
  • IT-engineer

Companies where our graduate work

  • PWC
  • Gazpromneft Lubricants
  • Sportmaster
  • Research Institute of Optic and Electronic Engineering
  • Korus Consulting

The programme is internationally accredited by the Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance and Career Development (AKKORK), the Certificate dated 28 April 2017.

It also has professional and public accreditation from the Association of Managers of Russia (AMR), the Certificate dated 21 April 2017.

The programmed is fully accredited by professional and public accreditation from the Association of Managers of Russia (AMR), the Certificate dated 14 December 2021.