Level of education: Aspirantura programme

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 3 years

Language of instruction: English


Resource opportunities for research

  • Research centres
  • Individual workplaces for doctoral students
  • Modern library equipped with access to databases and digital scientific resources


Our advantages

  • The programme is focused on: developing doctoral students’ knowledge and skills of research in the field of management; and developing their oral and written communication skills in the scientific community;
  • The programme is implemented entirely in English. The learning process takes place in a cross-cultural environment. This contributes to the increase of graduates’ competitiveness in the international labour market;
  • Academic staff with experience in implementing international research projects in the field of management;
  • The teaching methods of the programme provide an individual approach to students;
  • Requirements for acquiring the programme are aimed at stimulating the publication activity of students, which is also through specially designed academic disciplines;
  • Students are provided with the opportunity to participate in international scientific conferences and training modules at leading universities / business schools that are part of a wide list of academic partners of St Petersburg University;
  • Students have the opportunity to receive a nominal monthly academic scholarship of 30,000 roubles and an increased scholarship of 45,000 roubles;
  • Students get access to: the unique in its breadth collection of management literature and related sciences of St Petersburg University library; as well as, within the electronic subscription, to more than 20 specialised information resources on management and economics, including leading international publishers and abstract databases;
  • Training in the Aspirantura programme involves: participating in world-class research and expert projects; and conducting classes as part of teaching practice using modern teaching methods.