Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University: Statistics



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#993 of 14,131 In the World
#375 of 2,785 In Europe
#8 of 385 In Russia
#2 of 32 In Saint Petersburg
#159 of 1,190 For Engineering Management
Top50% For 109 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate36%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary education certificate (Attestat o srednem obrazovanii) and entrance examination
Academic CalendarSeptember to July (September - January; February-June; June-July)

We've calculated the 36% acceptance rate for Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University is a world-class research university with 18,870 scientific papers published and 134,597 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Environmental Science, Biology, Computer Science, Organic Chemistry, and Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.


Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University majors

by publication & citation count

15,072 / 104,119
14,326 / 107,408
11,958 / 98,412
Quantum and Particle physics
11,520 / 88,026
Materials Science
9,653 / 73,065
Environmental Science
8,388 / 52,324
7,246 / 61,909
Computer Science
7,231 / 49,772
Organic Chemistry
6,717 / 53,867
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
5,828 / 31,829
Optical Engineering
5,130 / 37,415
Geography and Cartography
4,653 / 27,421
4,390 / 27,519
Electrical Engineering
4,278 / 27,680
Metallurgical Engineering
4,125 / 34,121
Mechanical Engineering
3,477 / 18,134
3,407 / 13,836
3,320 / 21,423
Nuclear Physics
3,108 / 35,462
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2,886 / 13,566
2,837 / 22,138
2,670 / 13,579
2,649 / 16,567
Political Science
2,569 / 8,979
2,534 / 22,229
2,455 / 8,822
2,409 / 26,365
2,360 / 16,428
2,209 / 13,603
Chemical Engineering
2,149 / 16,380
2,148 / 13,316
2,059 / 13,115
Condensed Matter Physics
2,049 / 24,174
Physical chemistry
2,025 / 13,622
Astrophysics and Astronomy
2,009 / 20,781
1,985 / 22,623
Aerospace Engineering
1,974 / 13,854
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
1,947 / 11,704
1,926 / 12,145
1,873 / 14,664

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 3 3
1991 2 3
1992 29 6
1993 40 21
1994 34 60
1995 50 105
1996 55 131
1997 65 212
1998 73 241
1999 62 360
2000 82 379
2001 66 432
2002 79 512
2003 142 667
2004 202 899
2005 278 1098
2006 261 1449
2007 237 1609
2008 248 1687
2009 220 1969
2010 255 2029
2011 268 2455
2012 335 2523
2013 396 3209
2014 850 3990
2015 1232 5931
2016 1291 7151
2017 1388 8670
2018 1636 9812
2019 2221 15210
2020 2267 16636
2021 2083 18965
2022 1901 18735
Academic rankings


The tuition table for Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (per year) Currency
Bachelor's Degree 300,000 - 400,000 Russian Ruble
Master's Degree 350,000 - 450,000 Russian Ruble
PhD Degree 400,000 - 500,000 Russian Ruble

Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design No No No
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology No No No
Bakalavr Administration, Applied Mathematics, Biotechnology, Business and Commerce, Business Computing, Civil Engineering, Civil Security, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Fine Arts, Hotel and Restaurant, Human Resources, Information Sciences, Law, Linguistics, Management, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Equipment and Maintenance, Mechanics, Metallurgical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Pedagogy, Physics, Political Sciences, Power Engineering, Public Relations, Publishing and Book Trade, Real Estate, Regional Studies, Software Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Thermal Physics, Tourism, Transport Management
Diplom Spetsialista Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Building Technologies, Civil Engineering, Economics, Information Sciences, Law, Nuclear Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Transport Management
Magistr Administration, Applied Mathematics, Architecture, Biotechnology, Business and Commerce, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Design, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering Management, Food Technology, Human Resources, Information Sciences, Law, Linguistics, Management, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics, Metallurgical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Physics, Power Engineering, Publishing and Book Trade, Regional Studies, Safety Engineering, Sociology, Software Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Town Planning, Transport Management
Kandidat Nauk Agriculture, Analytical Chemistry, Astrophysics, Biophysics, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Earth Sciences, Economics, Educational Research, Electronics and Automation, Energy Engineering, Genetics, History, Hydraulic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Information Management, Inorganic Chemistry, Law, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics, Nanotechnology, Nuclear Engineering, Philosophy, Physical Chemistry, Physics, Political Sciences, Power Engineering, Safety Engineering, Sports, Telecommunications Engineering

Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University alumni

  1. Saparmyrat Nyýazow

    Saparmyrat Nyýazow
    1940-2006 (aged 66)

    Saparmurat Atayevich Niyazov, also known as Türkmenbaşy, was a Turkmen politician who ruled Turkmenistan as a dictator from 1985 until his death in 2006. He was first secretary of the Turkmen Communist Party from 1985 until 1991 and supported the 1991 Soviet coup attempt. He continued to rule Turkmenistan for 15 years after independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.

  2. Igor Kurchatov

    Igor Kurchatov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    1903-1960 (aged 57)
    physicistpoliticianuniversity teachernuclear physicist

    Igor Vasilyevich Kurchatov, was a Soviet physicist who played a central role in organizing and directing the former Soviet program of nuclear weapons.

  3. Mikhail Botvinnik

    Mikhail Botvinnik
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    1911-1995 (aged 84)
    electrical engineerchess playerchess composerengineerchess coach

    Mikhail Moiseyevich Botvinnik was a Soviet and Russian chess grandmaster. The sixth World Chess Champion, he also worked as an electrical engineer and computer scientist and was a pioneer in computer chess.

  4. Matt Taibbi

    Matt Taibbi
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    1970-.. (age 53)
    journalistopinion journalisteditorial columnistwriter

    Matthew Colin Taibbi is an American author, journalist, and podcaster. He has reported on finance, media, politics, and sports. A former contributing editor for Rolling Stone, he is an author of several books, co-host of Useful Idiots, and publisher of the newsletter Racket News (formerly TK News) on Substack.

All 64 notable alumni

Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University faculties and divisions

Department/Division : Innovation Industrial Management, Management
Faculty : Economics and Management Accountancy, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Economics, Engineering Management, Environmental Management, Finance, International Economics, Management, Marketing, Social Sciences
Faculty : Electromechanical Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Power Engineering
Faculty : Engineering and Construction Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Materials Engineering
Faculty : Foreign Languages Cultural Studies, English, Germanic Languages, Linguistics, Modern Languages, Romance Languages
Faculty : Humanities Arts and Humanities, Educational Psychology, Engineering, History, International Studies, Law, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Russian, Social Sciences, Sociology
Faculty : Integrated Security Civil Security, Physical Education
Faculty : Law Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Criminology, History of Law, International Law, Law
Faculty : Management and Information Technology Artificial Intelligence, Information Technology, Management, Social and Community Services
Faculty : Mechanical Engineering Electronics and Automation, Engineering Drawing and Design, Information Technology, Machine Building, Mechanical Engineering, Printing and Printmaking, Production Engineering, Structural Architecture
Faculty : Medical Physics and Bioengineering Applied Physics, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Medical Technology, Nanotechnology, Physics
Faculty : Physico-Technical Astrophysics, Physical Engineering, Solid State Physics
Faculty : Physics and Mechanics Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Biophysics, Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Physics, Physical Engineering, Physics, Thermal Physics
Faculty : Power Engineering Energy Engineering, Heating and Refrigeration, Industrial Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Power Engineering, Thermal Engineering
Faculty : Radiophysics Applied Physics, Electronic Engineering, Nanotechnology, Optics, Radiophysics, Solid State Physics
Faculty : Technical Cybernetics Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Electronics and Automation, Environmental Engineering, Information Technology, Software Engineering
Faculty : Technologies and Materials Research Applied Chemistry, Applied Physics, Chemistry, Laser Engineering, Metal Techniques, Metallurgical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry
Graduate School : Management Business Administration, International Business, International Economics, International Relations and Diplomacy, Management
Institute : International Education Programmes Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Graphics, Cultural Studies, Foreigners Education, Information Technology, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Regional Studies, Russian
Research Division : Robotics and Technical Cybernetics (RTC) Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Robotics

General information

Alternative names SPbSPU
Санкт-Петербургский государственный политехнический университет
Founded 1899
Accreditation Federal Service for Supervision in Education and Science (Rosobrnadzor)
Motto Политехнический — знания высоких достижений
Colors green, white

Location and contacts

Address ul. Politekhničeskaja, 29
Sankt-Peterburg, 195251
City population 5,384,000

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