Applying for Russian Government Scholarship in 2019

  1. Create a Personal Account
  2. Fill in an Application Form in your Personal Account
  3. Fill in a Scholarship Application Form
    Remember to upload your photograph along with the signed Scholarship Application Form.
  4. Create and Upload a Portfolio to your Personal Account
    An Applicant’s Portfolio includes a set of required documents and a motivation letter.
    List of the programmes and Required documents are listed on the official SPbU website: 
  5. Applicants who have successfully passed the competition are recommended for the Russian Government Scholarship.

For more information about Regulations for an Open Competition click here

Deadline for Applications in 2019

For applicants for Russian Government scholarship: February 11 – June 8


Applying on Fee-paying Basis in 2020

  1. Create a Personal Account
  2. Fill in an Application Form in your Personal Account
  3. Upload the required application documents to your Personal Account
    Required documents are listed on the official SPbU website.
  4. Admission tests
    Tests are designed to evaluate your creative (professional) skills and/or knowledge. All admission tests are held in Russian except for programmes fully taught in a foreign language. Please, note that titles of admission tests are active links to the list of documents and requirements.
  1. Wait for the results of the admissions tests. The list of applicants who have successfully passed their admissions tests will be posted on the official website of the SPbU Admissions Office no later than 11.59 p.m. Moscow time, 06 July 2020
  1. If you have succeeded in admission tests, visit or contact the SPbU Admissions Office for further registration. Please, note if you need to get a Russian visa fill in an application form for visa invitation and submit it to Personal Account.

For more information please study Regulations for admission:Bachelor Programmes, Specialist Degree Programmes, Master ProgrammesAspirantura Programmes.

Deadline for Applications in 2020

For applicants on fee-paying basis: February 3 – June 16