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Electrical Engineering, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 14 days


Temporary and surge overvoltages, reactive power compensation means and high voltage cable lines application issues are also considered. Additionally, the Electrical Engineering course from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) focuses on load flow analysis methods, synchronous machines’ excitation systems and automatic voltage regulators principles of operation and root causes of power system blackouts. 

Special attention will be paid to the topic Grid Integration of Renewable Energies and e-Mobility. Active teamwork in small groups on projects of the course will bring deeper understanding of the subject.

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;
  • Harald Schwarz, Brandenburg Technical University, Germany;
  • Evgeniy Sheskin, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic university;
  • Behnam Zakiri, International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Basic knowledge in Electrical 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.
  • EU/EEA 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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