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3D Design and Digital Fabrication, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 21 days
University rank #404 (QS) ,
Summer course 3D design and Digital fabrication from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) aims at bridging the gap between ideas and their physical representation by introducing students to the basics of three-dimensional modeling, analytic drawing, mock-up making and rapid prototyping technologies. 


The 3D Design and Digital Fabrication course offered by Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) consists of 3 weeks of intensive teaching: cross-disciplinary curricula offers courses which represent different stages of design process from hand drawing to computer visualization and production. Extensive practical work is aimed at gaining insight into contemporary product design process and is lead by qualified professors. The facilities for the courses include well-equipped laboratories, computer rooms and drawing studios of SPbPU. Part of the Summer School takes place in FabLab Polytech, a digital fabrication center located inside University's campus — a unique environment for creativity and collaboration.

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.
  • Visit to the “Baltika” Brewery where students can learn about the construction and logistic peculiarities of the plant.
  • Picnic at the seashore of the Gulf of Finland where students can enjoy Russian style barbecue
  • Excursion to Pushkin, former tzar summer residence famous for its palace and park ensemble. Students will visit the outstanding Catherine Palace with glorious Amber room (optional, for extra price). 
  • Excursion to Peterhof  palace-ensemble with picturesque gardens, a countless number of fountains and giant golden statues (optional, for extra price).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Early bird deadline

    • for non-EU citizens: March 20
    • for EU-citizens  or citizens of visa-free countries: May 02
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 21 days
  • Credits
    5 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Three-dimensional modeling
  • Analytic drawing
  • Mock-up making
  • Digital Fabrication 


We invite a diverse auditorium of creative people: product or industrial designers, computer graphics artists, fine arts or business-focused students. The module will be of interest for both experienced designers and beginners who'd like to expand their knowledge and understanding of the subject area. 


  • Simon Schur (industrial designer expert in additive tehnologies)
  • Sergei Strelkov (expert in 3D modeling)
  • Yuliana Karpova (artist and designer)

      English Language Requirements

      This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

      Academic Requirements

      • Good command of English. All classes and extracurricular activities are conducted in English. Knowledge of the Russian language is not required.
      • Applicants are expected to have at least 2 year of University level studies.

      Tuition Fee

      • International Applies to you

        740 EUR/full
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 740 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 21 days.
      • National Applies to you

        740 EUR/full
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 740 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 21 days.
      We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
      • Early bird fee: 635 euro
      • Regular fee: 720 euro

      Participation fee includes tuition fee, study materials, visits to companies and cultural program. 

      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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