State Polar Academy Saint Petersburg

State Polar Academy Saint Petersburg is the youngest and one of the most diverse higher education institutions in Saint Petersburg. State Polar Academy prepares new generation of highly qualified specialists for the North, Siberia and the Far East. State Polar Academy Saint Petersburg was established in 1991 as a Polar Academy in Saint Petersburg. In 1998 Polar Academy received the status of a state institution of higher professional education. Every year State Polar Academy Saint Petersburg intakes 2800 students. At present the State Polar Academy has students from Russia and 57 nations. Currently State Polar Academy Saint Petersburg has 4 faculties, 12 departments and staff of 290 highly qualified teachers. In this short time period of its existence the State Polar Academy Saint Petersburg has trained 12000 professionals.


Faculties of State Polar Academy Saint Petersburg:

  • Forestry
  • Economic Policy and Management Models
  • Ecology and Environmental Sciences
  • Philology
  • National Culture

Student Accommodation

You’ll stay in a bedroom for two or three, which is fully-furnished. Each bedroom has a vanity and shower and separate lockable toilet. Facilities of accommodation:

  • Wifi included
  • Laundry
  • Bicycle storage
  • Communal kitchen with lounge area
  • Music room
  • Study room
  • Games room and courtyard with barbecue available.

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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