St Petersburg University offers preparatory courses for international applicants to higher education institutions in the following fields of study:

  • natural sciences (mathematics, physics, chemistry)
  • engineering sciences (and technology) (mathematics, physics and informatics)
  • humanities (social science, history and literature)
  • economics (social science, history and mathematics)
  • medicine and biology (chemistry, biology and physics)

Preparatory Course for International Citizens

Documents from international applicants to places on the contractual basis are accepted:

  • from December 16 to July 01, 2021 for resident instruction's applicants
  • from December 16 to August 20, 2021 for solely applying distance education technologies and e-learning

Regulations for Admission of Students to the Additional Educational Programme "Preparatory (for International Citizens)" in the 2021/2022 Academic Year

To submit your documents, you are required to:

  • Register at our website "Personal Account. Preparatory Course"
  • Fill in a questionnaire and an application form, print and sign your application for admission
  • Upload the following required documents to the "Personal Account. Preparatory Course":
    • your application for admission
    • a copy of your identity document. Your passport must be valid for at least 18 months from the date you have applied for an entry visa
    • your educational credential and supplements thereto
    • a photograph 3x4 cm

The 2020/21 tuition fee is 272,000 rubles.

You are free to ask our Admissions Committee specialists any questions by phone: +7 (812)363 66 33, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or in person. We are located at 13B Universitetskaya Embankment, St Petersburg.