Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU)

Architecture and Civil Engineering, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 21 days
  • English
The outstanding summer school “Architecture and Civil Engineering” at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) is entirely carried out in English and is cut out for those who are keen on architecture and design solutions. Staying in our charming city with its marvellous architecture would be of a great value and contribution to this course.


The Architecture and Civil Engineering offered by Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) 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: April 16
    • for EU citizens and citizens of visa-free countries: May 21
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 21 days
  • Credits
    5 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Building information modeling
  • Visualization and computer design
  • Russian civilization and architecture
  • Survival Russian 


  • Aleksandr Vysotskiy, CEO of Vysotskiy consulting, expert in BIM 
  • Tatiana Khvatova, Dr of Science 
  • Sergei Strelkov 
  • Alla Avtyushenko

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 years of University level studies. 

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    740 EUR/year
    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/year
    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.
Participation fee: 

  • Early bird fee: 635 euro
  • Regular fee: 740 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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