37.03.01In english and russian

Level of education Bachelor

Type of instruction Full-time

Duration 4 years

Main courses
  • General Psychology
  • General Psychology Practical Classes
  • Organisational Psychology
  • Professional Ethics
  • Fundamentals of Psychological Intervention
  • Introduction to Psychological Counselling
  • Fundamentals of Psychodiagnostics
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Fundamentals of Family Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Fundamentals of Psychological Support in Education
  • Fundamentals of Management Consulting
  • Psychological Fundamentals of Personnel Recruitment, Selection and Assessment
  • Group Psychology
  • Psychology of Professional Self-Determination
  • Social and Psychological Training
Our advantages
  • It is the oldest programme in Russia of fundamental training for psychologists that combines classical traditions of university education and modern scientific knowledge
  • Fundamental academic training is combined with the acquisition of applied skills. The students master technologies for psychological interventions, including training, business games, and training using case methods
  • Due to the flexibility and comprehensiveness of the programme, students acquire the main types of professional activities. They are ready for: psychological prevention and education; the diagnosis of individual characteristics of a person; the analysis and diagnosis of organisational processes and culture; and interpersonal, intercultural and mass communication
  • There is an opportunity to study for a semester at some European universities that are academic partners of St Petersburg University
  • Graduates of the programme successfully pass entrance tests and study in master's programmes at St Petersburg University and the best universities in Europe including: the University of Oxford; the University of Munich; the University of Amsterdam; and the University of Salzburg
  • There is an opportunity to take part in unique annual international events for students and young scholars: ‘Winter Psychological School’; the international scientific conference ‘Ananievskiye chteniya’; and the international conference ‘Psychology of the 21st Century’
  • There is an opportunity for students to get the fundamentals of consultancy at the Psychological Clinic of St Petersburg University
  • There is an opportunity to take part in international and Russian research carried out at the research laboratories of St Petersburg University. These include the two laboratories created as part of the mega-grants funded by the Government of the Russian Federation
International relations
  • Vilnius University (Lithuania)
  • Yale University (the USA)
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norway)
  • Aarhus University (Denmark)
  • Plovdiv University Paisii Hilendarski (Bulgaria)
  • University of Zaragoza (Spain)
  • Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski (Bulgaria)
  • University of Beira Interior (Portugal)
  • Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania)
  • University of Delaware (the USA)
  • University of Minho (Portugal)
  • University of Portsmouth (Great Britain)
  • University of Santiago de Compostela - USC (Spain)
  • Tohoku University (Japan)
  • University of Houston (the USA)
  • University of Edinburgh (Great Britain)
  • Jagiellonian University (Poland)
Сareer opportunities

The programme is aimed at training specialists who capable of scientific and practical psychological activity, professional self-development, working in the fields related to the application of psychological knowledge in cultural and social care institutions, in public, consulting, research and social organisations and administrative agencies.

Key positions

  • Business coach

  • Business consultant
  • Coaching specialist
  • Socio-political psychologist
  • Recruitment psychologist

The programme is internationally accredited by the Direction for Evaluation and Accreditation of the Andalusian Agency of Knowledge (DEVA-AAC), the Certificate dated 3 May 2019.