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The Methodical Center for Research and Training "Expert Center for Credential Evaluation" was created at the Institute of International Educational Programs at the Department "International Cooperation Management" by the order of the St.Petersburg State Polytechnical University rector on November, 1998 г. № 456. The Center was detached from the department by the order of the rector on October, 29, 2009 № 557. Nowadays it is a separate structural division of the Institute of International Educational Programs.

The main objectives of the Center are: 


  • practical implementation of evaluation of international educational credentials and ensuring recognition of Russian education abroad in interests of Saint-Petersburg State Polytechnical University and its Russian and international students;
  • preparation and issue of European Diploma Supplement for Russian and international graduates of the university;
  • participation in specialists training in the field of credential evaluation. They can be former students, specialists of international and educational divisions of Russian educational institutions;
  • collecting, generalization and analysis of data concerning international experience in the field of expert credential evaluation;
  • study of modern trends and approaches to recognition of international credentials for academic (further training) and professional (employment) purposes;
  • adaptation of international experience to Russian conditions and introduction of advanced practices in the considered field in practical work of Russian educational organizations;
  • consulting in questions of recognition of international credentials in Russia and Russian documents abroad to individuals and companies (to educational organizations, Russian and foreign companies).


Terms of Expert Evaluation: 


  •  2 weeks preliminary report of the Center for the possible credential recognition (the final decision is made by the administration of the university); the period of making the report can be extended for difficult and complicated credentials or when there is lack of data about accreditation of educational establishments or/and curriculum (when it is necessary to make a request for additional information).


Cost of Expert Evaluation:

The cost of expert international credentials evaluation is charged by the order of rector of St.Petersburg State Polytechnical University; the basic cost is 2500 rubles inclusive of VAT 18 %. The revaluation of credits and marks, sending credentials abroad, etc. is extra paid. There is a flexible system of discounts for students and graduates of St.Petersburg State Polytechnical University, fellow countrymen, etc.


Submitting of credentials and issue of reports: Monday – Thursday from 14.00 till 17.45 




Address: St.Petersburg, Grazhdansky prospect, 28 (the building of the Institute of International Educational Programs of St.Petersburg State Polytechnical University), the 5th floor, room № 514, nearest metro station – "Akademicheskaya".

Tel.: +7 (812) 290-99-67
E-mail: [email protected]


Detailed information on evaluation and legalization of credentials, preparation and issue of Diploma Supplement can be found on the site of the Methodical Center for Research and Training: http://edudoc.spbstu.ru/