Level of education: Bachelor programmes

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 4 years

Language of instruction: Russian


Main educational courses

  • General Ecology
  • Environmental Law
  • Geoecological Monitoring
  • Social Environmental Science
  • Geoecology
  • Human Ecology
  • Assessment of Environmental Damage
  • Sustainable Development Indicators
  • Natural Resources and Ecosystem Services
  • Hazardous Natural Processes

Our advantages

  • The academic programme is designed to train specialists in ecology and environmental management – ecology is considered as the most important direction in the concept of the national security of the state – it is also the most important component of the Environmental Doctrine and the Fundamentals of Environmental Policy of the Russian Federation until 2030;
  • Participation in expeditions throughout Russia; internships and training practices at St Petersburg University bases and partner organisations;
  • Practical classes are held in the resource and educational centres of St Petersburg University, laboratories of partner universities, and research institutes;
  • Students take part in conferences, seminars, symposia, including the annual Great Geographical Festival;
  • A long-term partnership with the Russian Geographical Society and various Russian and international partner organisations;
  • Availability of courses in English – graduates can continue their studies in master’s programmes with international participation in this field or take part in academic exchange programmes with foreign universities.

International relations

  • The University of Stavanger (Norway)
  • The University of Helsinki (Finland)
  • Universität Hamburg (Germany)
  • La Salle University (France)


The graduates can start control and auditing activities, including the development of documentation for environmental impact assessment, various types of project analysis, participation in environmental auditing. They can also continue their education as students of the SPbU international educational master programmes such as POMOR and CORELIS as well as at the University of Stavanger, Norway.

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