St Petersburg University offers over 1200 courses taught in English and other foreign languages such as German, Chinese, Spanish, French and Italian. The subjects cover all fields of knowledge ranging from art and management to mathematics, physics and computer sciences disciplines.
For more information about the courses (course registration number, study plan, number of credits, etc.), please check the Excel file with the full list of courses taught in foreign languages.
Attending courses offered by any SPbU educational programme
Every SPbU student has a right to attend study courses within any educational programme offered by the University. This can be done in addition to the study plan of your own programme.
The only condition for attending the discipline you are interested in is meeting the requirements of the course organisational and technical capability. They include:
- vacant places in the auditorium
- available places according to the maximum possible number of students in the course
- professor’s agreement
- no overlaps in the study schedule.
The right to attend additional courses also applies for the distant learning format. The access to webinars/online lectures/video recordings is granted in the similar way as the to the student’s main courses taught online.
How to sign up for a course
If you would like to attend extra disciplines, you should contact the Head of the Academic Affairs of the department where you are currently studying or of the department where you would like to follow an additional course.
In order to get credit for passing a discipline, a student should choose only the elective courses specified within the study plan of his/her educational programme (according to the Rules of studying on the main Bachelor, Specialist, Master and Secondary vocational education programmes approved by the order from 29.01.2016). If you are interested in a course that is not included in the study plan of your main educational programme, you may attend classes but will not be admitted to the examination. Therefore, these courses will not be included in your diploma attachment and you will not get credit for them.