International Students Project Marathon

St. Petersburg Polytechnic University has developed a unique learning format within the framework of international educational programs – a Students Project Marathon based on joint students project activities.

The First International Students Project Marathon was successfully held in 2019

The Students Project Marathon is a format of interaction between partner universities, consisting in the development of joint projects by students, postgraduates and profes-sors.

  • Mixed international team: bachelor and master degree students, PhD, professors from partner universities.
  • Project task: meet current scientific and technological topics, is in demand by the industry, and cor-respond to the key directions of the world science development.
  • Joint research: research and experiments, sample testing, development of new technologies.
  • Mutual mobility: collaborative learning, intercultural communication, research work in a partner labora-tory, teaching as visiting professors.
  • Summing up: project results are evaluated by members of the expert commission - professors of both universities, representatives of customers, investors, and external experts.

International Students Project Marathon

Key points

Results for 2018 – 2020

  • Partner Universities: TU Graz (Austria), Technical University of Madrid (Spain), University of Cadiz (Spain), TU Berlin (Germany)
  • Scientific areas: IT technologies, materials science, bio-medical technologies, linguistics, energy
  • 95+ participants
  • 15+ projects
  • 10 joint scientific publications
  • 6 applications for international grants
  • 8 international conferences
  • 7 ERASMUS+ Mobility grants
International Students Project Marathon

Participants’ testimonials