14 days
270 EUR/full
270 EUR/full
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


This course is designed to introduce you to the key principles of the modern portfolio theory approach to investing and its implications on security selection and asset pricing. It also provides you with the skills required for security selection, portfolio construction, and portfolio performance measurement.


The program is cut out for international students whose major is finance, economics and business.

The course content includes:

  • Introduction to Portfolio Theory and Asset Management;
  • Diversification and Efficient Set of Risky Assets;
  • Efficient set of risky and risk free asset;
  • Asset Allocation: Strategic vs. Tactical Asset Allocation;
  • Security Selection, Market Timing and Return Decomposition Analysis;
  • Time series and financial econometrics foundations;
  • Econometric modelling using STATA software.

Programme Structure

Cultural program

Online format:

  • Online Pub Quiz;
  • Online Interactive Tour to SPbPU Museum;
  • Online broadcasting of excursion to the Hermitage museum;

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 14 days

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Hybrid format:

  • for EU- or visa-free countries nationals: December 20
  • for non-EU nationals: November 08







Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

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

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    270 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 270 EUR for the full programme during 14 days.
  • National

    270 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 270 EUR for the full programme during 14 days.

Online format: 270 Euro

Hybrid format: 270 Euro + 4000 Rub (non-refundable registration fee for the Letter of Invitation)

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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