Admission 2019

Poster 2019

Open door days

February 16, 2019, 16:30 Institute of Earth Sciences, 10ya liniya V.0. 33-35, room 74
March 02, 2019, 15:00 SPbU, per. Dekabristov 16, assembly hall
March 22, 2019, 17:00 Russian Geographical Society, per. Grivtsova 10, lit. A, assembly hall

Check the timetable of ODD here:

Timetable for online presentations of master programs and links can be found here

All information concerning admission 2019 is published on the official website of the Admission Commission of Saint Petersburg State University only:

Below you can find only a short summary*

Short summary

Formal application requirements

Needed documents

-         Personal application

-         ID

-         2 Photographs 3*4 cm

-         Degree certificate

-         Medical attest, if applicable

Non-Russian citizens need as well:

-         Legalized  degree certificate with supplement

-         Certified translation of the  degree certificate

-         A copy of the Russian visa (purpose: study at the SPbU)

-         A copy of migration card

-         A signed copy of the «Rules of Stay in the Russian Federation for Non-Russian Citizens»


Non-Russian citizens applying for state funded study places have to submit the following documents:

-         Application for admission to an educational program of the appropriate level in the format established by the Admissions Committee (filled in upon registration for the Personal Account.

-         A questionnaire for your participation in the competition filled in block letters and provided with a colour photo

-         A copy of your ID (your  passport should be valid for at least 18 months after the beginning of the planned study period)

-         A medical certificate on absence of contraindication against studying

-         A medical certificate on the absence of the HIV virus and AIDS

-         The original or a copy of your degree certificate with supplements

-         4 Photographs 3*4 cm 


All documents can be submitted personally, by mail or online.

How to apply

Please register on the website and create your account

There you will find documents to be filled in and be able to upload the scans of your documents.

Registration is open from                          March 1, 2019

Application deadlines

For Russian citizens:

Online:  March 1, 2019 – July 20, 2019, 18:00 Moscow time
Personally or by mail:   July 1, 2019 – July 20, 2019, 18:00 Moscow time

For Non-Russian citizens: 

Online:   TBA


Entry examinations

Portfolio (extended application), see

100 point rating (minimum passing score: 40 points)

Russian or partly language of instruction (e.g. English)

Examination dates:

For Russian citizens:     July 23, 2019 – August 05, 2019
The examination schedule will be published not later than on June 1, 2019
For Non-Russian citizens:    TBA



Needed documents

-         Written application to be enrolled

-         Degree certificate (original)

-         Legalized Degree certificate if applicable

-         Enrolment consent form 

Enrolment terms:  
August 7, 2019 Ranged list of applicants will be published
August 14, 2019 Written applications to be enrolled have to be submitted
August 16, 2019 A decree about enrolment from September 1, 2017 will be released


 *no responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information