Saint Petersburg State University of Telecommunications named after M.A. Bonch-Bruevich

Today, the university is the region biggest training and scientific complex specialized in information technologies and communications.


The main field of the university activity is education of different levels which are:


  • secondary education (lyceum),
  • secondary vocational education (college and university branches),
  • higher education (18 specialties), bachelor’s and master’s degrees (2 courses),
  • post-graduate and doctoral studies.


Forms of studying:


  • intramural (full-time);
  • evening time (part-time);
  • extramural (by correspondence).


There are more than 8,000 students in the university, including more than 6,000 studying full time, almost 1,500 students in Saint-Petersburg College of Telecommunications, and more than 3,000 students in Archangelsk and Smolensk branches.


The university is proud of its teachers. Many of them have been working in the university for decades. Almost 400 people out of 600 teachers have scientific degrees and titles. 75 doctors of sciences are teaching in the university.


11 faculties of the university have 43 chairs, and every chair is an organized scientific and pedagogical group that unites teachers, scientific staff, and administrative personnel, who participate in training, methodological, and scientific work.


The size of university, as a communication scientific and educational complex, is very impressive: there are six study and laboratory buildings (total space is more than 65,000 square meters), with an assembly hall, conference halls, dozens of study and scientific laboratories, computer classes, and specialized classrooms. The university has at its disposal a complete complex of infrastructure objects: three dormitories for 1,500 people, big gymnasium, sport halls, scientific and technical library, a powerful university Internet node, and much, much more. But the main thing that makes it possible for the university to face the future with confidence is the creative and scientific potential of teachers, scientific staff, students’ enthusiasm and aspiration to knowledge.


High demand for graduates of The Bonch-Bruevich Saint-Petersburg State University of Telecommunications, as of the most advanced training and scientific center, that ensures the formation of human recourses reserve for communications, demand for the graduates from the leading telecommunication enterprises of the region, all this is the result of work done by all the personnel of the university, and is a guarantee for its dynamic development in the coming years.


Faculties of Saint Petersburg State University of Telecommunications named after M.A. Bonch-Bruevich:

Faculty of Radiotechnologies of Communication

  • Department of Radioreception and Broadcasting
  • Department of TV and Metrology
  • Department of Radio Systems and Signal Processing
  • Department of Designing and Production Radioelectronic Means
  • Specialized Department of Complexes and Special Purpose Communications Equipment
  • Specialized Department of Digital TV and Radio Broadcasting
  • Specialized Department of Electronic Elements in the Radioelectronic Facilities

Faculty of Infocommunication Networks and Systems

  • Department of Infocommunication Systems
  • Department of Software Engineering and Computer Facilities
  • Department of Communication Networks and Data Transmission
  • Department of Photonics and Communication Lines
  • Department of Secured Communications Systems
  • Specialized Department of Innovative Telecommunication Technologies
  • Cisco Networking Academy

Faculty of Information Systems and Technologies

  • Department of Information Managerial Systems
  • Department of Protected Information Systems
  • Department of Informatics and Computer Design
  • Department of Automation Communications Enterprises
  • Academy “Cisco”

Faculty of Fundamental Training

  • Department of Higher Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Electric Circuit Theory
  • Department of Electronics and Circuitry

Faculty of Digital Economy, Management and Business Informatics

  • Department of Management and Modeling in Socio-economic Systems
  • Department of Economics and Managements in Communication
  • Department of Business Informatics

Faculty of Humanities

  • Department of Foreign and Russian Languages
  • Department of Foreign languages for FH
  • Department of History and Regional Studies
  • Department of Social and Political Sciences
  • Department of Physical Education

Student Accommodation

When necessary, foreign students are given places in dormitories for the period of study. The only requirement is to be in intramural form of study. Places in the dormitories for students of extramural form of study are given only for the examination period.

All dormitories are completed with all the necessary. Room is shared between 2-3 students (depends on a dormitory). Each student has bed (with bedding), table, chair, shelf and dressing. Kitchen and washroom is shared between students who are leaving on the same floor.


Saint Petersburg City

St Petersburg is a world-renowned city rich in history and culture and a Russia’s cultural capital. It is Russia’s window to Europe and home to many Russia’s leading university. St Petersburg’s architecture is an interesting mix of ages and styles of Rome, Venice, and Amsterdam. It is a city of romance and white nights. It has played a role throughout the history nationally and globally. St Petersburg is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and is well deserving of its status.

Today St Petersburg is an industrial megalopolis and a big seaport. St Petersburg is a city that is constantly transforming its infrastructure performance and is so favored by its position as it is a great center of activity and trade for many our partner countries. It is actively engaged in car industry development (Ford, Toyota, Nissan, Hyundai, GM), marine and shipbuilding industry (Admiralty Shipyard, Baltic Shipyard, North Shipyard, and others), power engineering industry, pharmacy, biotechnology, information and telecommunication technologies.

St Petersburg is home to many universities, with over 90 institutions of higher education and 350 research institutions. Many of them are internationally recognized as their alumni and academics are famous worldwide: outstanding scientists and inventors, prominent people in science, education, and culture globally.

St Petersburg has atmosphere like no other. It is due to its historical mission as a Russia’s cultural capital, diverse research and industrial potential, and artistic splendor. It is generally referred to as a museum under open sky as it inspires by the beauty of its monuments and palaces, squares and prospects, theatres and art galleries.

World Travel Awards announced the 2017 winner for Europe’s Leading City Destination as St Petersburg, Russia, and it marks its status of the world’s most visited city. Little wonder as it regularly holds various social, scientific, and entertaining events, exhibitions, forums, theatre performances, and concerts of brilliant artists and of various genres.

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