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The University Foundation's aim is to train international students for further education in Russian universities. The university foundation course puts particular emphasis on developing international and cross-cultural competencies through Russian language acquisition.


It is a full-time course preparing students to enter SPbPU as well as other Russian universities. The Program caters specifically for international students. It assists students in all aspects of living and studying in Russia.

 

Duration: 44 weeks, 2 semesters


Beginning of studies: September each year


Language of instruction: Russian


Workload: 6 days training from Monday till Saturday, 1320 - 1364 academic hours


Training methods: lectures, case studies, field trips, role games

 

The Program offers:

 

  • General and specialized secondary education program
  • University founation training program
  • Russian language programs
  • Design-your-own program (to meet individual special needs of international students and professionals)
  • Teachers' training ("Russian as a foreign language" and other methodological subjects).

 

The University foundation basic courses combine Russian language instructing with extensive training in study skills necessary for university level in Russia. The curriculum includes practice in lecture comprehension, note-taking, test-study procedure, essay and technical writing, text analysis, and library research skills. There are September through November intakes into the program which enables students to qualify for university courses commencing the following year.

  
The following 3 University foundation courses are available: engineering, economics, humanities.


Basic disciplines of foundation program in engineering profile: the Russian language, mathematics, physics.
Additional disciplines in the discipline of foundation program engineering profile: computer science, chemistry, sports.
Basic disciplines of foundation program training in economic profile: the Russian language, mathematics, economic and social geography.
Additional disciplines foundation program training discipline on economic profile: the economy, social science bases, computer science, history, sports.
Basic disciplines of foundation program training in the humanities: the Russian language, history, economic and social geography.
Additional disciplines training in the discipline of foundation program humanities: the basics of social science, literature, mathematics, computer science, and sports.

 

Non-degree program for foreign students "University foundation program - standard" (for those who start training from September to November):
1. Duration – 10 months;
2. Workload – 1340 hours;
3. Discipline studied according to the profile:

  • engineering profile (the Russian language, mathematics, physics and another subjects of the profile)
  • economic profile (the Russian language, mathematics, geography and another subjects of the profile
  • economic profile (the Russian language, geography, history and another subjects of the profile

4. Price – 102 000 RUB per year.

 


Non-degree program for foreign students "University foundation program- intensive" (for those who start training from  November):
1. Duration – 8 months;
2.Workload – 1200 hours;
3. Discipline studied according to the profile:

  • engineering profile (the Russian language, mathematics, physics);
  • economic profile (the Russian language, mathematics, geography);
  • economic profile (the Russian language, geography, history).

4. Price – 92 000 RUB per year.



Non-degree program for foreign students Russian language Study Program (First Certificate Level):

1. Duration – 10 months;
2. Workload – 840 hours;
3. Study the Russian language
4. Price – 82 000
RUB per year.


Training of foreign students is studied in groups of 7-12 people.

Foreign students are provided with the hostel
. Accommodation in the hostel is from 3000 to 4000 rubles.

 

After graduating from the program students who wish to continue their education in SPbPU pass the entrance tests.

 

 

1. New comers should apply next documents:

  • application in person (take in room 228 IIEP);
  • passport and its copy.


2. Documents are accepted on:

  • 01.10.2014 for students who start program in autumn semester;
  • 15.01.2015 for students who start program in spring semester on Russian language study program.



 

 

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Minimum entrance requirements:


To enter a University foundation program intending students should have a proven record and/or certificate of complete secondary education and send their applications to e-mail address:
[email protected] or postal address: 195220, Russia, St.Petersburg, Grazhdansky pr., 28, Admission Office.

 

Skill placement:


Proficiency in Russian language is not required. At SPbSPU the students in groups have the same level of language skills. Our language and other subjects placement test determines the appropriate level - not too easy, not too difficult. You may test as you know Russian on-line.

 

Benefits of the program:

 

By the course completion students are given the certificate for further entrance to Russian Universities according to subjects selected. One of the major benefits of the SPbPU program is that international students are accepted provisionally by their preferred faculty at SPbSPU or other institution and receive an automatic offer of a place in that faculty, they achieve the IIEP grades and prerequisite subjects which the faculty has determined for entrance.

 

Placement in Russian Universities:


If an international student wants to continue studies in a certain Russian college, university or technical school, SPbPU will help him (her) to meet the needs and qualifications and assist with the entire application process.

 

Detailed information about Admission Procedure is available HERE

 

To fill in the Application form click HERE