Saint-Petersburg State Agrarian University

Saint-Petersburg State Agrarian University (SPbSAU) — one of the oldest agrarian educational institutions in North-West region of the Russian Federation.

The University prepares highly qualified specialists for agro-industrial labor market.

Currently 72,5% of the University teaching staff holds scientific degrees and titles; 18,5% are awarded Doctorates of Sciences; 1 member of RAAS (Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences); more than 40 University employees have titles of Honor.

Due to the State License, the University provides curriculum on 22 Bachelor Degree programs, 11 Master Degree programs and 6 Supplementary Educational Programs for about 8000 students. The research work is subdivided into major science fields (agrobiological, agroengineering, agroeconomic). The school has formed 14 science majors and 26 Postgraduate Programs.


Faculties of Saint-Petersburg State Agrarian University:

  • Earth sciences
  • Biological sciences
  • Equipment and construction technology
  • Electricity and heat
  • Technosphere safety and environmental improves
  • Applied geology, mining, petroleum, engineering and geodesy
  • Agriculture, forestry and fisheries
  • Veterinary medicine and animal science
  • Economics and management
  • Legal studies
  • Political and regional sciences
  • Service and tourism
  • Philosophy, ethics and religion sciences

Student Accommodation

Dorms consist of eight rooms per floor, with 2-3 people per room. Each floor also has one kitchen and two toilets, and the basement has a shower. Students cannot select their own rooms. We encourage students to apply early, as the number of rooms are limited. Some students may not be comfortable with dorm rules, as they are often considered strict.

All Dormitories have the following facilities:

  • Kitchen
  • Laundry room
  • Medical aid cabinet
  • Gym
  • Reading room
  • Free Internet connection

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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