Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU)

International Business Semester, Short Course


The International Business Semester at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) has been developed according to the European requirements; recognized by partner universities. It offers an international environment; intercultural experience, students' active participation and involvement. 

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

  • Training methods: lectures, case studies, field trips, company visits, and group discussions
  • Program scheme: Compulsory courses + Elective courses + Interdisciplinary project
Courses include:
  • Stratagic Management and Leadership
  • Business Marketing Part 1: Marketing in a Global Context
  • Business Marketing Part 2: Consumer Behavior in Russia
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Planning 
  • Fundamentals of Corporate Finance
  • Financial Aspects of Business Planning 


SPbPU Professors and highly qualified experts from consulting companies.

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.


Academic Requirements

At least two years of Bachelor’s degree studies, with good command of English.

Application package includes
  • filled in application form
  • transcript of records
  • copy of international passport (for visa arrangements)
  • jpeg photo 3*4

Living costs for Saint Petersburg

  • 34733 - 58700 RUB/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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