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Оnline summer school on ophthalmology in English has been launched
A highly focused and specialized online course on ophthalmology with streaming lectures, discussions and practical tasks began on June 29

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Polytechnic University + IAEA + SOKENDAI = the most powerful Summer School program ever
This year, within the frame of the International Polytechnic Summer School at SPbPU, the program in plasma physics and controlled fusion will be held

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SPbPU and RWTH University of Aachen Held a Joint Workshop for Scientists
SPbPU and RWTH Aachen University, Germany, held a joint scientific seminar on smart robotics in production - “Smart robotics in Production”

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How the pandemic has changed the world: ETU « LETI » and Ritsumeikan University exchange program
On June 18, the online student exchange project organized by ETU "LETI" and Ritsumeikan University (Kyoto, Japan) will start

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ITMO University Hosts One of the Biggest Conferences on Control ECC 2020
ITMO University has hosted the European Control Conference, one of the world’s largest conferences on control theory

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St Petersburg University starts an online course on the history of Russia in China
St Petersburg University has posted the first part of the History of Russia online course on the Chinese educational platform XuetangX

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Scientists Demonstrate the Work of First Chemically Synthesized Optical Switch
Today, scientists from all over the world face the task of creating optical switches, wich will allow for transmitting information in binary code

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ETU “LETI” freshman took bronze in International Internet Olympiad in Chemistry
The second round of the Open International Student Internet Olympiad in physics, chemistry, and mathematics took place on March 27-28, 2020

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SPbPU sign a partnership agreement with a university in New Zealand
New Zealand is the only country where all country’s universities are among the top 450 world universities according to the British QS Company

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ETU « LETI » researchers developed a method to diagnose and treat COVID-19 using peptides
Researchers are developing a system for rapid diagnostics and treatment of COVID-19 using peptides, complementary to coronavirus spike

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UNECON the winner of the Russian National Contest RosMolodezh
Project “Novy Mir” (New World) - new opportunities” is getting a grant support from the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs “RosMolodezh”

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First Online International Polytechnic Summer School
The project coordinators adopted such an unprecedented decision because of the global coronavirus pandemic

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Design projects of the SPbGASU got to the register of best improvement practices
The Ministry of Construction of Russia received 536 projects from 84 regions for the inclusion in the federal register

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First Phase of ITMO Highpark Unveiled to St. Petersburg Government
A council of the St. Petersburg Government has reviewed the project of ITMO University’s second campus

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SPbU and Rossotrudnichestvo launch a joint educational project « Gaining knowledge at home »
St Petersburg University is developing new distance learning projects to support educators in foreign countries

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International student project marathon 2020
Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University and the Technical University of Madrid discussed an international student project marathon 2020

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How to Navigate Your University Search during Covid-19
SUAI Participates in QS Solutions Webinar on Navigating Your University Search during Covid-19

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Herzen University and ITMO Specialists Develop the Chemistry Bot
Herzen University and ITMO Specialists Develop a Bot that Helps Prepare for the Unified State Exam in Chemistry

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Unique academic programme in lobbying and public communications management
SPbU programme combines Russian and international best practices necessary to influence efficiently the political decision-making process

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« Russian Studies » – a modern look at the historical past, present and future of Russia
St Petersburg University has announced the admission to the bachelor's programme ‘Russian Studies’

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ITMO PhD Student Dmitry Zhirihin Receives Prestigious IEEE Graduate Fellowship
Dmitry Zhirihin, a PhD student at ITMO University has received the Graduate Fellowship of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society

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The Polytechnic University English-language website is No. 1
Monitoring of the English-language websites of 67 Russian universities included in QS World Universities ranking showed such a result

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Russian neuroscientist from SPbU suggests 5 natural ways to keep spirits up during coronavirus lockdown
Professor Raul Gainetdinov suggests how to keep a good mood while staying at home

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St Petersburg University launches a new bachelor’s programme in bioengineering
The bachelor's programme ‘Biology: Bioengineering Technologies’ addresses engineering principles in the biology and medicine of the future

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Online education in the COVID-19 Response and Beyond
Rector of SPbPU and Leaders of Over 20 TOP Universities Discussed Mass Transition to Online Education

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Professor at SPbU awarded with the honorary title « Honoured Doctor of the Russian Federation »
Order of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin No 271 "On awarding state awards of the Russian Federation"

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The start of the Energy Challenge 2.0
Since 2019, the annual project of the Youth Day as a part of the St. Petersburg International Gas Forum has been realized in the upgraded format

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Polytechnic University ranked 37th in TНE University Impact Rankings 2020
On April 22, the British Times Higher Education published the worldwide ranking “The Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings 2020”

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How to get electricity from algae: developed at ETU « LETI »
Researchers from LETI have developed a model of biofuel cell for electricity generation using cyanobacteria

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St Petersburg University Associate Professor Andrei Astvatsaturov becomes National Bestseller finalist
Novel "Don’t Feed or Touch the Pelicans" has made it onto the shortlist of Russia’s National Bestseller Literary Prize

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SPbU becomes the leading university in the number of online courses on the Open edX platform
St Petersburg University does everything possible to make the unique academic resources of the University accessible to everyone

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How the creative associations of St Petersburg University work during the pandemic
The heads of the on-stage performance groups have told us how University students continue to improve their skills during lockdown

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A new way to improve aviation safety by ETU « LETI » developers
ETU "LETI" researchers have developed a unique device for controlling the production of turbine blades using X-rays

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HowWeSurvive App Helps Combat Self-Isolation Loneliness
Window to the World: ITMO Programmers’ New App Helps Combat Self-Isolation Loneliness

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International Students are in Particular Need of Support
Distance lectures, project work on video conferencing platforms, and even meeting with friends via video communications: all this is true about the sp

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Machine Learning Hackathon by Botan Investments and AMZScout
A large-scale machine learning hackathon with a total prize fund of 425,000 rubles took place at ITMO University in March

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SPbU opens a new master’s programme together with Bielefeld University
A new English-language master's programme ‘Studies in European Societies’ is being launched by St Petersburg University

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The SPbPU International Campus Keeps Working
International Campus continues to work, while not on the same scale as before and with the use of thorough measures to ensure the safety of health

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ITMO in Top Ten of Russia’s Most Influential Universities According to RAEX
The RAEX agency has, for the first time, ranked Russian universities based on their influence. The 2020 ranking features 75 Russian universities

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SPbGASU international students attended the Northern Cultural Forum
The forum brought together on the same platform experts in the field of culture, tourism, education and science

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Young parliamentarians from the BRICS Countries visit St Petersburg University
The Forum of Young Parliamentarians of the BRICS Countries has taken place in St Petersburg. St Petersburg University was chosen as an expert platform

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ITMO University Launches an Art Residency for Innovative Projects in the Field of Art & Science
ITMO University’s Art & Science Center has launched an open call for applications to its new art residency

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SPbGASU student won the third season of the All-Russian Youth in Architecture Contest
The third season of the ArchYouth-2020, all-Russian architectural competition and educational project has ended

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ITMO University Launches Laboratory of Genomic Diversity
This new department is to become an important Russian center of bioinformatics

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Focus on Spring: Digest from the SPbPU Representative Office in Shanghai
Development of cooperation with universities in Shanghai, Nanjing and Xi’an, negotiations on the establishment of a joint Russian-Chinese Institute

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St Petersburg University enters the world’s top 100 universities in « Linguistics » and « Mathematics »
St Petersburg University has improved its position in three broad subject areas: Arts and Humanities; Natural Sciences; and Social Sciences and Manage

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Unique master’s programme in Research Journalism
St Petersburg University launches a unique academic programme dedicated to the work culture in research journalism

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Jose Matos and Vivian Sossa Aransibia visited SPbGASU
During the meeting a number of areas for mutually beneficial cooperation were identified

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QS WUR by Subject 2020: ITMO Tops Russian Electrical & Electronic Engineering Ranking
Quacquarelli Symonds has published its annual list of university rankings by subject. This year, ITMO University was included in 7subject rankings

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ITMO’s Technopark Resident MerkleBot Receives an Award
The MerkleBot international project was founded by professors from ITMO University and Boston University, the USA

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The Association of SPbPU Alumni Launched in Morocco
An agreement on its creation was signed at a meeting of foreign graduates of the Polytechnic University, which was held on February 23 in Bouskoura

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Russian and German students study together migrant issues at the Labour Forum
Representatives of the German and Russian universities noted the importance of the work of the research supervisors of their projects

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‘The foundations of Korean studies in the world were laid at St Petersburg University’
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea to the Russian Federation, Mr Lee Sok-bae, has visited St Petersburg University

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German delegation at SPbGASU
On February 20 and 21, 2020, SPbGASU hosted a delegation from Germany. Foreign guests took part in a round table discussion

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conference dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Indonesia
On February 20, a conference was held in Nevskaya Ratusha administrative and business district of St. Petersburg

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SPbU launches in Greece a distance learning course in Russian as a foreign language
In cooperation with the University of Ioannina (Greece), SPbU has launched a three-month distance learning course in Russian as a foreign language

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Russian Participants of European XFEL Observe and Document Never-Before-Seen Effect
Experiment on ultrafast demagnetization of ferromagnetic material using femtosecond IR excitation with the world’s largest free-electron X-ray laser

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School students from Russia and Finland to be trained in the technologies of Industry 4.0
The project is supported by the of South-East Finland - "Russia - South East Finland 2014-2020" (CBC Program)

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SPbU develops collaboration with one of the leading conservatories in Spain
A delegation of Liceu Conservatory has visited St Petersburg University. The aim of the visit was to discuss cooperation perspectives

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THE EEU Rankings: SPbPU in the Top 100 of the World and Top 10 Russian Universities
Over the last year, SPbPU improved its position, moving up from 87th to 72nd place in the ranking

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Meeting of participants of the project «Arctic Railway Infrastructure in Kolarctic»
The meeting of CBC KOLARCTIC project partners — Arctic Railway Infrastructure in Kolarctic (ARINKA II) took place on February 10-11 in Lulea, Sweden

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ITMO University Goes Up 18 Positions in Times Higher Education Emerging Economies Rankings
ITMO University has been ranked among the top 40 universities in countries with emerging economies as part of the THE EEU Rankings-2020

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ITMO University Student Team Becomes All-Round Winner of Moscow Travel Hack
Team Golden PSZh became the all-round winner of Russia’s first large-scale hackathon on digitalization in the field of tourism

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The Business Program of the Days of the Polytechnic in Berlin is on
On the second day of the Days of Polytechnic University in Berlin forum, the delegation of SPbPU had two working meetings

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Law students to represent St Petersburg University at a competition in Washington
The team of SPbU has become a bronze winner of the Russian championship of The Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

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The Polytech Days in Berlin
The Polytech Days in Berlin Took Start at the Russian House of Science and Culture

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ITMO University Scientist Sergey Makarov Receives President of Russia Award
Sergey Makarov, Head of ITMO University’s Laboratory of Hybrid Nanophotonics and Optoelectronics became a laureate of the President of Russia Award

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New Thrombolytic Drug
ITMO Scientists and Mariinskaya Hospital Specialists Are Developing a New Thrombolytic Drug

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SPbPU and Xian University of Technology are Going to Establish a Joint Institute
SPbPU and Xian University of Technology discussed the possibility of creating a joint Russian-Chinese institute

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St Petersburg University and the Russian Geographical Society to promote Earth Sciences
The organisations will jointly develop scientific, environmental, social, educational, and cultural programmes

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RealGo Startup
ITMO Students Create Russia’s First Accessible VR Controller

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SPbPU Ranks Top in Holding International Summer and Winter Schools
SPbPU became the leader among Russian universities in conducting international summer and winter schools

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Nikolay Kropachev, Rector of St Petersburg University, is named the man of the year by the Korea Foundation
The 7th Korea Foundation Award ceremony was held in Seoul. In 2019, 31 people from around the world were nominated for this award

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The Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey has come to SPbU
Mehmet Samsar, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Turkey, has come to St Petersburg University for a reconnaissance visit

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SPbU and Tsinghua University open a joint research institute in China
The founding ceremony of the joint Russian Research Institute of St Petersburg University and Tsinghua University has taken place in Beijing

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SPbGASU took part in the QS Stars project and got 4 stars
SPbGASU participated in the project from July to November 2019. The university was evaluated by eight indicators and 39 criteria based on evidence

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Partnership Agreement with Russian-Chinese Business Park
The agreement between HSE University – Saint Petersburg and Russian-Chinese Business Park was signed on December 4

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Strengthening Cooperation between SUAI and Technical University of Madrid
December 2, 2019 SUAI welcomed a delegation of the Technical University of Madrid (UPM)

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International Collegiate Programming Contest 2020
ICPC-2020 World Finals Participants Announced in St. Petersburg

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Opening of the Representative Office of St Petersburg University in the United States
St Petersburg University is the first Russian university to open a representative office in the United States

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First Forum of Rectors of Universities of Russia and the UK
Polytechnic University and City, University of London Presented a Case of Success at the First Forum of Rectors of Universities of Russia and the UK

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The Minister of Culture of the Republic of Korea visited SPbU
St Petersburg University has been visited by a South Korean delegation headed by Park Yang-woo, the Minister of Culture

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Christoph LEITL delivered a lecture for students of SPBPU
The topic of the lecture was "Russia and Europe - opponents or partners?"

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SPbU students triumph in FDI Moot competition
The best teams of law students from all over the world converged on Miami, Florida in the USA

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SPbU is furthering cooperation with Qatar university
St Petersburg University has been visited by a delegation of Hamad bin Khalifa University (Qatar)

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The Polytechnic at the First Ever Russia-Africa Forum
At the end of October, the first in the history of Russian-African relations Russia-Africa Summit was held in Sochi

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St Petersburg University and Gazprom Neft have developed a unique digital platform
Specialists from St Petersburg University and the Gazprom Neft Science and Technology Centre have created a unique IT system

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St Petersburg University has partnered up with Atatürk University
St Petersburg University has been visited by a delegation of Atatürk University (Turkey), led by its rector Professor Ömer Çomakli

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Financial Times ranking of Global Masters in Management 2019
The Graduate School of Management of St Petersburg University continues to be the only Russian school represented in the Financial Times ranking

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Academic and research cooperation with universities of Ibero-America
The 4th Forum of Russian and Ibero-American University Rectors and Presidents was successfully held in Spain in the period of October 16-18, 2019

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Visit of the Counselor of the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba to PGUPS
The purpose of the meeting was to discuss further cooperation between Russia and Cuba in the field of higher education and science

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Innovation Dialogues in China
At the end of September, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University took part in two large-scale international events in China

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SPbPU and LUT Identified a Development Strategy for the Next 5 Years
Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University and LUT (Finland) signed a new strategic partnership agreement for the next five years

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SPbU has been visited by a delegation of Universidad Panamericana
Inter-university cooperation will serve the development of science in Russia and Mexico

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ITMO Partner Day: Discussions and Collaborations
ITMO University held ITMO Partner Day, which brought together over 30 representatives of ITMO's international partner education institutions

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Learning to Help: ITMO University Welcomes Volunteers from Japan
ITMO University has hosted an opening ceremony for a series of events that will take place as part of a Japanese-Russian youth exchange program

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70 years of Diplomatic relationships with China
On September 9, Unecon Centre for China and Asia-Pacific Region Studies celebrated 70 years since establishment of diplomatic relations

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CAS Future Leaders
Olga Bakulina, a chemist from St Petersburg University, has become the second Russian winner in the history of the CAS Future Leaders Competition

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The delegation of the Korea National University of Transportation visited PGUPS
Representatives of the Korean National University of Transportation (KNUT) visited the Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University

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SPbSUT is developing cooperation with India
On August, 28th the head of the International cooperation Department met with the Vice-rector for Administrative work of the Vishwakarma University

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The World Rowing University Regatta
St Petersburg University team overtakes Oxford, Yale and Harvard at the World Rowing University Regatta

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International Students Apply to Polytechnic University: Interim Results
The admission campaign for the recruitment of international students to Polytechnic University for the 2019/2020 academic year continues

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Francophonie Summer School
HSE University - St Petersburg Hosts Francophonie Summer School for First Time in Russia

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Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019
ITMO University made its debut in the ranking; in 2019, it has retained its position in the 801-900 range

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SPbGASU introduces foreign students to the modern construction aspects
Undergraduate students from China and India arrived at SPbGASU

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IUPAC Periodic Table of Younger Chemists
A scientist from St Petersburg University has been included in the IUPAC Periodic Table of Younger Chemists

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SPbPU Rector Became Honorary Doctor of City, University of London
On July 16, the rector of SPbPU, =Andrei I. Rudskoi, received an honorary doctorate from the City, University of London

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Rolling Stock of the XXI Century: Ideas, Requirements, Projects
On July 9, 2019, the XIV International Scientific and Technical Conference opened at the Emperor Alexander I Petersburg State Transport University

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Tsinghua University Days at St Petersburg University
The thematic week dedicated to one of the leading Chinese universities and St Petersburg University’s partner has ended at the University

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The Rector of St Petersburg University has met with the Consul General of France
Hughes De Chavagnac, the Consul General of France in St Petersburg, discussed the development of cooperation in science and education
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