Dear students and staff members! Here you will find all the relevant and up-to-date information regarding the measures St Petersburg University is taking to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Stay safe and healthy!

  • What is a coronavirus?

    Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that mostly affect animals but in some cases they can be transmitted to human beings. Usually the illness caused by coronaviruses proceeds in a mild form without causing severe symptoms. However, severe forms of disease also occur as, for example, the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) and the Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)

St Petersburg University was among the first ones to take action following the news regarding the pandemic even before the first positive cases were tested in Russia: on the 29th of January five additional medical centres started working in SPbU student houses, where every student could seek medical assistance. More than 2100 people have already been tested in these centres.

Today, SPbU is taking every measure possible to prevent the spreading of the virus inside the university but at the same time to fulfill all of its obligations to the students, as well as, to help other universities continue providing high-quality education regarding the difficult situation the world is facing right now.

SPbU Volunteers are ready to help students

St Petersburg University Psychological Clinic

Key recommendations

Wash your hands more often

Postpone international travel

Consult a doctor if symptoms appear


SPbU Health Centres

Vasilevsky island


20, Korablestroiteley st., student house №1, room 5

16/18, 7th line V.O.

66. 5th line V.O., 66, student house №17

Working Hours

9.00 – 15.00



35, Universitetsky pr.

70, Botanicheskaya st., building 4, room 111

SPbU Online resources


Access to licensed electronic resources and information services is open 24/7 to anyone holding an SPbU login and password (students, academic and administrative staff)


St Petersburg University online-courses fall under various fields of Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural, Computer and Information Sciences, covering, for example, the issues of Physics, History, Linguistics, Applied Mathematics, Art History, Geology, Media Studies, Chemistry, Sociology and many others.