For Prospective Students 

Dear prospective students! Thank you for your interest in St. Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering!

We train specialists for the professions of the present day and the future offering a wide range of Bachelor’s degree (undergraduate), Master’s degree (graduate), Specialist’s degree and postgraduate programmemes. Our 27 Bachelor’s degree programmes, 30 Master’s degree and 10 Specialist’s degree programmes merge fundamentals and the state of the art; many are in new convergent fields. We offer postgraduate education in nearly 20 fields of study. With hands-on experience, practice-oriented learning and mentored by leading in the fields of study scientists and experts, our graduates are well-equipped to meet tomorrow’s challenges.

Since its foundation, SPbGASU has educated more than 2500 specialists from foreign countries. Our graduates are employed worldwide and have splendidly confirmed the efficiency of the education they had received at our university.

All our programmes are taught in Russian. If you do not speak Russian or your level of Russian is not sufficient for taking classes together with Russian students right away, the University has a well-established pre-university department where you can take an intensive 9-month course of Russian and training in specific technical subjects depending on the field you intend to study in.

Check out our top competence areas, including architecture, civil engineering, environmental engineering, forensic expertise and law in civil engineering, and get ready to start on your career!

Select your major here

Upon graduation, all students who have efficiently covered the university educational programmes receive state diplomas of relevant degree in the chosen field of study, while postgraduate students who have successfully defended their theses are awarded with a PhD degree.

Tuition fees

Tuition fees depend on the degree programme and mode of study. The fees for each academic year are approved by the University Rector on the annual basis. A contract is signed with each international student, and it functions during the whole academic period. In case the contract was terminated and the student wants to renew it, a new contract is signed in accordance with the tuition fees set for the current academic year. You can pay the tuition fees for the whole academic year or per semester. The fees are accepted in Russian rubles, but you can also pay via bank transfer or with your credit / debit card.

Admission procedure

Please follow the admission step-by-step guide to apply to our university and have a look at the list of necessary documents.

Bachelor's degree programme (4 or 5 years of study)

We offer 27 Bachelor's degree programmes at six academic faculties. Lectures and practical studies are held in Russian. Check out our top areas of expertise here.

Master’s degree programme (2 years of study)

SPbGASU offers a wide range of graduate degree programmes in a variety of fields with a focus on architecture, reconstruction and restoration of architectural heritage, civil engineering and city planning, construction of bridges and tunnels, etc. The full list of specializations you can find here.

Specialist’s degree programme (5 or 6 years of study)

The specialist degree programmes were the most typical form of study at Soviet and Russian schools of higher education before the Russian Federation had joined the Bologna Process /European higher education area in 2003. However, in many technical specializations the undivided into two stages educational cycle remains quite popular and practical.

Postgraduate programme (3 or 4 years of study)

Short-term training programmes

Lodging

The university dormitory is at 123 Fontanka River Embankment, located in the centre of Saint Petersburg, within a 10-15 minute walk from the university and nearest metro stations: Sadovaya /Sennaya Ploschad and Technologichesky Institute. Both stations are major metro interchanges providing for easy connections will all city districts and major destinations.

The absolute majority of our international students live in the dormitory, though the option to live in rented apartments is not prohibited. However, we recommend living in the university dormitories for at least the initial period of studying. Keep in mind that for every international student migration registration is obligatory and it must be done in the first days of coming to Russia.

Healthcare

All foreign citizens arriving in Russia must have medical insurance. The insurance programme must include emergency situations. SPbGASU International Department will help you acquire a health policy right upon arrival. All international students of SPbGASU are entitled to use the services of several SPbGASU outpatient facilities located within easy reach from the University and the dormitory.

Faculties

  • Faculty of environmental engineering and municipal services
    Faculty of environmental engineering and municipal services
  • Faculty of automobile and road-building
    Faculty of automobile and road-building
  • Faculty of economics and management
    Faculty of economics and management
  • Faculty of architecture
    Faculty of architecture
  • Faculty of civil engineering
    Faculty of civil engineering
  • Faculty of forensic investigation and law in construction and transport
    Faculty of forensic investigation and law in construction and transport
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