University Foundation Program

Admission Offices

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Dear applicants! Admission 2016/2017 асаdemic year for University Foundation Program and Russian Language Study program is closed.

 University Foundation Program
 University Foundation Program

University Foundation programs:

  • Prepare international students for undergraduate and postgraduate studies at Russian universities 
  • Develop international and study skills through the Russian language and professional training

First SPbPU University Foundation program was founded in 1965. The number of University Foundation program graduates is more than 15 000 international students from Europe, Central, North and South America, Asia and Africa.

University Foundation programs meet state educational standards of university foundation training. The programs are based on the standards of Russian high school and first courses of universities. Over 50% of time is spent studying the Russian language.

Depending on the students’ future specialization (major) 3 profiles are available: ENGINEERING, ECONOMICS, HUMANITIES.

Programs

1. Non-degree program for international students "University Foundation Program - STANDARD" (for those who start training from September to November):

  • Duration – 10 months;
  • Workload – 60 credits (including 1340 contact hours);
  • Profile disciplines:
Engineering Basic disciplines the Russian language, mathematics, physics
Additional disciplines computer science, chemistry, sports
Economics Basic disciplines the Russian language, mathematics, economic and social geography.
Additional disciplines the economy, social science bases, computer science, history, sports.
Humanities Basic disciplines the Russian language, history, economic and social geography.
Additional disciplines the basics of social science, literature, mathematics, computer science, and sports
  • Price – 150 000 RUB per year.

2. Non-degree program for international students "University Foundation Program- INTENSIVE" (for those who start training from November):

  • Duration – 8 months;
  • Workload – 55 credits (including 1200 contact hours);
  • Profile disciplines:
Engineering Disciplines the Russian language, mathematics, physics
Economics Disciplines the Russian language, mathematics, economic and social geography.
Humanities Disciplines the Russian language, history, economic and social geography.
  • Price – 135 000 RUB per year.

3. Non-degree program for international students Russian Language Study Program (First Certificate Level):

  • Duration – 10 months;
  • Workload – 840 hours;
  • Study the Russian language
  • Price – 115 000 RUB per year.
 University Foundation Program
 University Foundation Program

Rules of Admission for University Foundation programs

1. New comers should apply next documents:

  • application in person (take in room 228 IIEP); 
  • passport and its copy.

2. Documents are accepted until:

  • 01.10.2016 for entering in the fall semester 
  • 15.01.2017 for entering the spring semester in the program of the Russian language
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 University Foundation Program
 University Foundation Program
 University Foundation Program

Contact information:

For students already enrolled on University Foundation Program, please contact:

Deanery of University Foundation Programs
 University Foundation Program