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Nuclear Engineering, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 14 days
University rank #404 (QS) ,
The Nuclear Engineering program fromPeter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) provides the unique opportunity to attend intensive academic program, which is composed of different lectures in nuclear engineering with experience from professors of European countries, with different opinions and approach.


All studies are developed accordingly to the European requirements and can be recognized as a period abroad.

The Nuclear Engineering program from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) was designed to meet the highest demands of students interested in nuclear engineering. Leading European professors with vast experience both in scientific research and in practical aspects of the industry provide intensive academic program, covering in detail the following aspects: introduction to nuclear engineering, physical basis of nuclear energy, nuclear fuel cycle; construction of nuclear reactor, technological schemes of nuclear power plants with various types of reactors, modeling of vaporization processes; nuclear engineering for energy production (Generation III, Generation IV and Small Modular Reactor technologies); nuclear safety and economics of nuclear power. Excursion to the fully operating Leningradskaya NPP-1 and to Leningradskaya NPP-2, which is being constructed at the moment, is an essential part of the program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 14 days
    • Duration description
      2 or 3 weeks of studies
  • Credits
    5 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The cultural program includes:

  • Boat city tour for students to get acquainted with the beauty of the city
  • Excursion to the Hermitage, one of the world’s largest and oldest museums of fine art;
  • Trip to Peterhof, world famous for its fountains;
  • Picnic at the seashore of the Gulf of Finland where students can enjoy Russian style barbecue;
  • Excursion to beautiful suburbs near St. Petersburg with the palaces' visit. Pushkin / Pavlovsk / Oranienbaum;
  • Photocross;
  • Campus tour;
  • Russian language & culture class;
  • Closing Ceremony in art space.


  • Vladimir Artisyuk, Rosatom CICE&T;
  • Roberto Zanino, Politecnico di Torino, Italy;
  • Emilio Minguez, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain;
  • Marco Enrico Ricotti, Politecnico di Milano, Italy;
  • Radek Skoda, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Specialized background in Nuclear Engineering. Good command of English. All classes and extracurricular activities are conducted in English.
  • Applicants are expected to have at least 2 year of University level studies.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    670 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 670 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 14 days.
  • National Applies to you

    670 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 670 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 14 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

2 weeks:

  • Early bird registration fee: 540 euro
  • Regular registration fee: 670 euro

3 weeks:

  • Early bird registration fee: 740 euro
  • Regular registration fee: 870 euro

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.


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