Founded in 1899, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU), also known in Russia and abroad as Polytechnic University – a recognized Russian and world-wide leader in the field of higher engineering and economic education – recently became National Research University. At present, it maintains its leading position in the rating of Russian engineering educational institutions.
SPbPU currently have more then 31000 students and postgraduates, 5500 of them are foreign citizens from 98 countries who annually study at different SPbPU programs. The University is carrying out education in the following areas: engineering, physics, economics, humanities and information technologies.
The University trains specialists in 52 Bachelor degree programs and 167 Master degree programs, 90 PhD programs and 88 Doctorate programs. In addition, in SPbPU there are a number of non-degree and international educational programs.