International students

SMTU has been accepting international students since 1960s. We are proud of our diverse University community which attracts students and staff from different countries. On our website you can find information on entry requirements, scholarships, contacts, and information about partnerships we have with your local universities.

General information

The academic year at SMTU starts in September and ends in June (01.09-30.06).

The University grading system is based on a 5-point scale, which is traditional for Russian educational system.

All faculties provide full-time studies for BS and MS programs. Post-graduate studies can be full-time or part-time. The list of educational programs offered for international students you can find at link

All programs at the St. Petersburg Marine Technical University are taught in Russian.

International students can be enrolled to the Marine Technical University under different schemes:

  1. Receiving a compatriot status (verification of the compatriot status is necessary; same rules as on the general base would be applied);
  2. Contract-based studies.

To work out the best for you option please contact the University.

  • Email: inter@smtu.ru
  • Tel.:+7(812)495-02-27
  • Please indicate your country, the program you are interested in, your education, and the level of your command of Russian.

Please check the application deadline at the website.