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SPbSPU Summer School offers a number of academic courses in a wide range of subjects, lasting from 1 to 6 weeks during the summer 2013. We provide European Credits for most courses. Besides the academic program we offer fully furnished housing in the student dormitory and many included and extra social activities. 




Why study in SPbSPU Summer School?

All modules are developed according to the European requirements and can be recognized as a period abroad. Upon successful completion of the course students receive a transcript that gives details of courses, ECTS credits (academic hours) and grades.

Outstanding professors will challenge you to explore the theme and increase your knowledge of the subject. Study methods emphasize student’s active participation and involvement. Case studies, group discussions, field trips and study visits are an integral part of the learning process in addition to lectures.

University administration and Russian tutor students will make the stay of visiting students pleasant, comfortable and safe and will help them settle in and explore the metropolis of 5 million inhabitants.

St. Petersburg is considered to be one of the world’s most beautiful cities and has everything for the unforgettable travel experience: marvelous sights, rich cultural traditions,eventful nightlife. Summer School is held in the period of the famous White Nights that cannot leave anyone indifferent. 






Summer School of Russian Studies

Easter Vacations in St.Petersburg: Russian Language and Culture (class in the Hermitage included) (March 25 - April 05, 2013) 



Summer School of Russian Studies

Russian Language, Business and Culture (May 20 – May 26, 2013)



Summer School of Russian Studies

The Challenge of the White Nights: Russian Language, Politics and Business Culture (+ exclusive night activities!) (June 04 - June 30, 2013)


Summer School of Russian Studies

Summer Language Program (June 24 - July 25, 2013) 




T.I.M.E. European Summer School (TESS) (July 01 - July 13, 2013)


Summer School of Russian Studies

Russian Language in the Culture of Dialogue (July 01 - July 19, 2013)


Summer School of Russian Studies

Exploring the Russian Heritage: Russian Language, Literature, History, Culture and Economy (July 01 - July 28, 2013) 


Summer Business School

Open Your Mind to Russia (July 08 - July 19, 2013)


Summer School of Information Technologies:

Applied Modeling (July 08 - July 19, 2013)


Enterprise Resource Planning with SAP ERP ( July 08 - July 19, 2013)


Knowledge Management and Semantic Technologies (July 08 - July 19, 2013)


Summer School of Design

Graphic Design and Visual Communications (July 08 - July 19, 2013)


Summer School of Physics

Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion (July 08 - July 19, 2013)


Summer School of Russian Studies

Speak as a Professional: Russian Language for Business (July 08 - August 16, 2013) 


Summer School of Inventive Thinking

Systematic Approach to Creativity (TRIZ-based) (July 2013)



Summer School of Russian Studies

Focus on Russia: Russian Language, Art and Politics of Modern Russia (July 29 - August 23, 2013)


Summer School of Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering and Design (August 19 - September 08, 2013) Supported by DAAD!!!








SPbSPU does its best to create comfortable conditions of life for the international students. International Summer course students live in the student dormitory.
Student dormitory is a semidetached building to Institute of International Educational Programs (IIEP). Compartments comprise 2 double rooms with shared facilities: a small kitchen, a bathroom and a toilet.
Kitchen contains electric hot board, refrigerator, kitchen table, and stools. Most rooms have technical capacity for fixed Internet connection.
The cost of accommodation may vary depending on the period of stay.


Extra cultural activities 

In summer 2013 we offer our students a number of excursions for extra price.
Saint-Petersburg is famous all over the world not only for its marvelous palaces, monuments and museums, but also for its beautiful surroundings. The former Royal summer residences still delight the citizens and the guests of St. Petersburg. We suggest that you take a guided tour to magnificent Petersburg suburbs and nearby sights: Pushkin and Pavlovsk, Peterhof, Staraya Ladoga, Moscow.



The following catering options are available:

  • ordering meals in the IIEP dining hall (at the preliminary request);
  • self-catering in IIEP cafe.



  • Individual students are required to send their applications to the module coordinator via e-mail.
  • For the partner Universities sending the group of students (the minimum size of group is 7 persons) the program can be modified (upon preliminary discussed request). In such case the number of courses, syllabi, cultural program and the back up services should be fixed by a separate agreement. 



Аge and prerequisites. Students under 18 can be admitted to the program only in case they come in group with a teacher. Students over 18 can be admitted either in group or individually. Previous education and professional experience requirements depend on the program.




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Contact Information:

You are welcome to send your applications and questions on all the modules to the Summer Schools Office.
Tel.: +7 (812) 534-74-63
Fax: +7 (812) 534-13-65 

Russia, 195251, St.Petersburg, Polytechnicheskaya, 29.
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