International Polytechnic Winter School 2020
Enjoy your unforgettable winter holidays with us!
Come, learn, and explore one of the most beautiful cities of Russia in winter time: exciting cultural and social life, picturesque surroundings and suburbs. St. Petersburg is a true entertaining cosmopolitan with the large cultural contribution.
Here you may enjoy enormous amount of popular cultural places to see since our city is on the UNESCO world heritage list. Besides you may explore opera, ballet and classical music programs performed at a high level of proficiency and try out St. Petersburg night life at cafes, bars, discos and lovely venues to walk and feel the romantic spirit of the snowy city.
SPbPU runs 17 winter courses with ECTS credits in 8 fields of studies:
|Name of the field / program||ECTS credits||Dates|
|Space Technology (ST)|
|Space Technologies: basics and theory||4.0||Jan 27 – Feb 07|
|Natural Sciences (NS)|
|Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion||4.0||Jan 27 – Feb 07|
|Information Technology (IT)|
|Smart Manufacturing and Digital Future||4.0||Jan 27 – Feb 07|
|Machine Learning Theory and Application (St. Petersburg - Moscow)||4.0||Jan 27 – Feb 07|
|Modern SAP Technologies||5.0||Jan 27 – Feb 07|
|Civil Engineering (CE)|
|Civil Engineering||5.0||Jan 27 – Feb 07|
|Digital Construction||5.0||Jan 27 – Feb 07|
|Energy Technology (ET)|
|Nuclear Engineering||5.0||Jan 27 – Feb 07|
|Turbomachinery||5.0||Jan 27 – Feb 07|
|Electrical Engineering||5.0||Jan 27 – Feb 07|
|Oil & Gas||5.0||Jan 27 – Feb 07|
|Renewable Energy||5.0||Jan 27 – Feb 07|
|Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Development||5.0||Jan 27 – Feb 07|
|Digital Technology (DT)|
|3D Concept Modeling (fully booked)||5.0||Jan 27 – Feb 07|
|Business and Management (BM)|
|Doing Business in Russia||5.0||Jan 27 – Feb 07|
|Russian Studies (RS)|
|Russian Language & Culture||5.0||Jan 27 – Feb 07|
|Winter School: 2 Capitals (SPbPU – RUDN)||6.0 – 9.0||Jan 27 – Feb 21|
Outstanding professors will challenge you to explore the theme and increase your knowledge of the subject. Study methods emphasize student’s active participation and involvement. Case studies, group discussions and field trips are an integral part of the learning process in addition to lectures.
All the modules are developed according to the European requirements and can be recognized as a period abroad. Upon successful completion of the course students receive SPbPU certificate with courses, ECTS credits and grades specification.
Friendly managers and experienced English-speaking tutors will make the stay of winter school students comfortable, pleasant and safe and will help them to settle in and explore St. Petersburg.
Winter School is held in the best time of local winter - fabulous snowy streets, roofs and trees will make you feel a truly fairytale mood. Besides St. Petersburg is considered to be one of the world’s most beautiful cities and has everything for the unforgettable travel experience: marvelous sights, rich cultural traditions, eventful nightlife.
With our friendly community you may explore fantastic on-campus life and everyday outside activities! The university’s campus is located between 4 metro stations, and all of them are 15-20 minutes far from the city center.
All our guests are offered with double or triple accommodation in an apartment with shared facilities and a kitchen in the comfortable student dormitory. All the apartments are equipped with a bed, bedside table, desk, chairs, wardrobe, curtains, and bed clothes. There are also limited free wi-fi zones in the dormitory lobbies.
The following catering options are available:
- Self-catering in the student canteen on campus;
- ordering meals in the IIEP (SPbPU Institute of International Educational Programs) student canteen (at the preliminary request).
We offer our students not only excursions to St. Petersburg most famous palaces, monuments and museums, but also a number of field trips to the leading international factories and enterprises.
Individual students are required to send their applications to the module coordinator via e-mail.
- Students under 18 can be admitted to the program only in case they come in group with a teacher or supervisor. Students over 18 can be admitted either in group or individually.
- Previous educational background depends on the program.
- Completed online application form (to be requested from coordinator);
- Scanned copy of international passport (for non-EU citizens passport should be valid for more than 18 months after the program beginning date);
- Jpeg photo, passport size.
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