Training programs

Since 2018 St Petersburg State University has been helping foreign citizens prepare for the main educational programs to obtain Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Russian.

Become a part of St Petersburg State University life

And receive the Student Starter pack to take TORFL free if you want to get enrolled in additional education program

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All students who enroll in the program not only receive the best education, but also invaluable experience in communication and learning with leading University teachers, well-designed curricula, bonuses for admission, a voucher for free testing in Russian as a foreign language, modern software, new comfortable classes, an extensive library and a rich vibrant student life.

Training programs:
Natural science profile
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Natural science profile
Natural science profile

Training period: 10 months

Общий объем часов: 1008 hours

Cost of education: 272,000 rubles

Training format: full-time/remote

Training schedule: from September 01 to June 30 (2 semesters)

Acceptance of applications: Applications are accepted from December 16 to July 1 (for full-time students) and from December 16 to August 20 (for distance learning students)

Bonuses: a voucher for free TORFL testing, gift products with the University logo

Basic discipline: Russian language

Additional disciplines: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry

Engineering and technical profile
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Engineering and technical profile
Engineering and technical profile

Training period: 10 months

Общий объем часов: 1008 hours

Cost of education: 272,000 rubles

Training format: full-time/remote

Training schedule: from September 01 to June 30 (2 semesters)

Acceptance of applications: Applications are accepted from December 16 to July 1 (for full-time students) and from December 16 to August 20 (for distance learning students)

Bonuses: a voucher for free TORFL testing, gift products with the University logo

Basic discipline: Russian language

Additional disciplines: Mathematics, Physics, Computer science

Humanitarian profile
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Humanitarian profile
Humanitarian profile

Training period: 10 months

Общий объем часов: 1008 hours

Cost of education: 272,000 rubles

Training format: full-time/remote

Training schedule: from September 01 to June 30 (2 semesters)

Acceptance of applications: Applications are accepted from December 16 to July 1 (for full-time students) and from December 16 to August 20 (for distance learning students)

Bonuses: a voucher for free TORFL testing, gift products with the University logo

Basic discipline: Russian language

Additional disciplines: Social Studies, History, Literature

Economics profile
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Economics profile
Economics profile

Training period: 10 months

Общий объем часов: 1008 hours

Cost of education: 272,000 rubles

Training format: full-time/remote

Training schedule: from September 01 to June 30 (2 semesters)

Acceptance of applications: Applications are accepted from December 16 to July 1 (for full-time students) and from December 16 to August 20 (for distance learning students)

Bonuses: a voucher for free TORFL testing, gift products with the University logo

Basic discipline: Russian language

Additional disciplines: Social Studies, History, Mathematics

Medicine and Biology profile
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Medicine and Biology profile
Medicine and Biology profile

Training period: 10 months

Общий объем часов: 1008 hours

Cost of education: 272,000 rubles

Training format: full-time/remote

Training schedule: from September 01 to June 30 (2 semesters)

Acceptance of applications: Applications are accepted from December 16 to July 1 (for full-time students) and from December 16 to August 20 (for distance learning students)

Bonuses: a voucher for free TORFL testing, gift products with the University logo Basic discipline Russian language

Basic discipline: Russian language

Additional disciplines: Physics, Chemistry, Biology

How is the training course organized?

The training course lasts for 2 semesters in a historical place – Peterhof (the historical suburb near St Petersburg). During the training students learn basic terminology and grammatical structures of the academic language of the three disciplines in their field of specialization. The training is provided by best teachers from St Petersburg State University, who are ready to invest in each student a huge amount of knowledge and share their experience and wisdom.

First semester

Learning Russian as a Foreign Language

Second semester

Learning Russian as a Foreign Language + 3 general education subjects from the student's area of specialization

Russian as a foreign language test (TRKI-1 level), which gives the maximum number of points for admission to St Petersburg State University for the main training programs, is mandatory for students to pass the final certification in the Russian language. Students will also take tests in specialized subjects in the end of Second semester. The Certificate proving the First level of proficiency in Russian language is necessary for foreign applicants to study at a Russian university. Students, who have successfully completed the preparatory course, are issued a certificate of St Petersburg State University of the established sample on the completion of the DOP "The Preparatory Department for foreign citizens".

Documents required:
  • A copy of the applicant's identity document. The passport must be valid for at least 18 months from the date of applying for the visa
  • The document confirming applicant’s education with corresponding appendices
  • 3x4 photo
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Regulations for Admission to Additional Educational Programme "Preparatory Department (for International Applicants)" at St Petersburg University in 2021 can be found here.