There are numerous advantages of living and studying in the cultural capital of Russia. Saint Petersburg State University
(SPSU) was recognized as World‘s Leading Cultural City Destination 2018 by the World Travel Awards. Interdisciplinary A programs which meet requirements of tomorrow are taught to both local and international students. Everyone has an opportunity to design a personalized curriculum, combining compulsory and elective courses. Guest lectures are conducted by politicians, leading culture professionals, Nobel Prize winners and world–renowned scientists from across the globe on a regular basis. Students have access to the most advanced technologies of the SPSU Research Park, and there is a wide range of opportunities for entrepreneurship, a chance to obtain a grant through the SPSU Start–Up competition and develop your own project. During studies, various support programs are offered for international students: buddy scheme, introduction week, SPSU Foreign Students Club. and others. Graduates of SPSU are highly competitive in the international job market, and Saint Petersburg State University Alumni Clubs operate in 15 countries of Europe, Asia, North America and Australia.
The University is fully–equipped to provide a diverse range of s opportunities for education, research, and creativity: the richest M.
Gorky Scientific Library, a comprehensive digital collection of scholarly editions, a state–of–the–art Research Park, laboratories headed by leading scientists, museums, a publishing house, sports clubs, a University choir, orchestras, drama and dance studios, and many more.
In 2009, the Federal Law granted SPSU the special status of “unique scientific and educational complexes which are instrumental in the development of the Russian society.” The
University was granted a privilege to set its own educational standards, award its own and state–recognized academic degrees of Candidate of Sciences and Doctor of Sciences.
Why Russia :
About Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg is a world–renowned city rich in history and culture and a Russia‘s cultural capital. It is Russia‘s window to Europe and home to many Russia‘s leading universities. The city‘s architecture is an interesting mix of ages and styles of Rome, Venice, and Amsterdam. It is a city of romance and white nights. It has played a role
throughout history nationally and globally. Saint Petersburg is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and is well deserving of its status.
The city is home to many universities, with over 90 institutions of higher education and 350 research institutions. Many of them are internationally recognized, and their alumni and academics are famous worldwide: outstanding scientists and inventors, prominent people in science, education, and culture. Saint Petersburg has an atmosphere like no other city. It is due to its historical mission as a Russia‘s cultural capital, diverse research and industrial potential, and artistic splendor. It is generally referred to as a museum under open sky, as it inspires by the beauty of its monuments and palaces, squares and prospects, theatres and art galleries.
Saint Petersburg State University is a big institution
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The Twelve Collegia, as the main building of the which takes up a massive amount of space. The winners; University, demonstrates a notable example of Peter the University comprises many different buildings Great‘s architectural period and was built by Domenico located around Vasilievskii Island, Central district, Trezzini and A. F. Shchedrin in the 18th century. Initially, Admiralty district, and Petergof. Many of them are enters and laboratories of the Research Park
it was a place for the Russian government: Senate, unique architectural monuments, for example, Mikhailovskaia Synod, and collegia. In 1838, it was commissioned to the University. Dacha and Bobrinski‘s Palace, that are harmonious in Since then it has housed offices, Gorky Research Library, resource combining history and modernity.
SPSU Campus offers you 21 halls of residence, with 12 located in Petrodvortsovy District of St Petersburg, 8 in Vasileostrovsky District and 1 in Nevsky District. Currently, the University provides approximately 12,800 places in its halls of residence. All rooms are fully furnished for living and studying; the halls have laundry facilities, cafes, canteens, shops, gyms and fitness facilities, as well as ATMs. All rooms are provided with the Internet access.
The M. Gorky Scientific Library collection was founded over 230 years ago at Saint Petersburg State University, which is the oldest institution in Russia. Today, the Library is a large modern information center with access to world scientific information. The central stacks of the Library are situated in the main building of SPSU, the Twelve Collegiums. This is a monument of the 18th century constructed by an architect Domenico Trezzini. The Library was established in this building in 1891. The Library print collection runs to 6.8 million copies and almost 2 million titles. It is divided between a basic scientific collection and subject libraries of the University departments. The Library includes the Central Research Library and 21 subject libraries. It has 40 thousand current users, 30 thousand of them are students.
Each summer, about 400 students can go to the resort Horizon near the Black Sea. The resort is open to students all year round. During the academic year, over 1,500 students are involved in weekend trips that focus on various topics at Leningrad region.
Although tests are different, there is something for everybody at the University. All year round, SPSU offers jazz evenings, balls, photo exhibitions, festivals, performances, concerts, and sports events. Each year over 400 events are held, with thousands of students involved. Some of them act as organizers, participants, or volunteers.
Each year, over 5,000 students take part in the sports competitions at SPSU. 300 international students are members of 19 SPSU teams in 15 sports. 15 students of Saint Petersburg State University are members of the Russian National teams.
Among SPSU students, there are 3 masters of sports of international class and 15 masters of sports of Russia. The University teams have 31 Candidates of Sports, while 72 students have the athletic titles. SPSU collaborates with the Rugby Union of Saint Petersburg, Union of Grass Hokey of the Russian Federation, Climbing Union of St Petersburg, and Rowing Centre.
SPSU has countless student unions. Among them are arts unions, research groups, and student teams to name but a few. The institution has 9 student teams: 5 in Pedagogics, 2 in Building and Construction, in Archeology, and Search Element. Total body of students is 150. Apart from their main responsibilities, they always act as volunteers.
As a University student, you can join singing, dancing, or theatre studios, folklore ensemble or choir. They get involved in numerous campaigns run each year; some of them are nationally and internationally recognized SPSU aims to promote debate and discussion. The Debating Club, which was set up by students, has regular debates and workshops to help you excel in public speech. Although it was opened only three years ago and already has over 1,500 members.
The Career Club is a community to help students gain knowledge and expertise, skills and connections for a successful career. The Club provides a meeting point for the leading companies from Saint Petersburg, including entrepreneurs and experts in various fields. During three years, the Club has held over 50 events with over 3,000 participants.
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