University Foundation Program

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 University Foundation Program
 University Foundation Program

University Foundation Programs:

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

The first SPbPU University Foundation Program was founded in 1965. Since then, more than 15 thousand students from Europe, Central, North and South Americas, Asia and Africa have graduated from these programs.

The SPbPU University Foundation Programs meet Russian state educational standards of university foundation training. The programs are based on the standards of Russian high schools and first years of higher education schools. Over 50% of the class time is dedicated to learning Russian language.

We offer three educational frameworks depending on the students’ future specializations (majors: ENGINEERING, ECONOMICS, and HUMANITIES).

Programs for international students:

Students, who have successfully completed the University Foundation Program, receive the Certificate of the University’s standard form.

Admission procedures for the University Foundation Programs:

  1. Newcomers can apply online by filling in the APPLICATION FORM;
  2. Or prospective student (or his friends/relatives) can submit their documents (copy of passport’s page with photo and personal data) via email ( Passport’s expiration date should be later than May 2024.

Full admission procedure is available HERE .

 University Foundation Program
 University Foundation Program

Contact information

Students already enrolled in University Foundation Programs, please contact the Deanery of the University Foundation Programs

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