Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
Petrozavodsk State University (ПетрГУ) — public non-profit university. It is located in Petrozavodsk, Russia. As an active member of Finnish-Russian Cross Border University (FR CBU), Barents Cross Border University (BCBU), Baltic Sea Region University (BSRU), Joint Working Group on Education and Research BEAR (JWGER BEAR), Russian Political Science Association, ПетрГУ is participating in developing the academic environment.
ПетрГУ conducts research in many fields of study. For more information, visit the official site.
At ПетрГУ, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees at ПетрГУ for local citizens starts from 52 USD per year. For international students, the cost of study differs — from 5,000 USD. The university has several financial aid programs that help students cover part of the cost of education. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and available scholarships.
Accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses are all things to consider before applying to university.
Bachelor degree at ПетрГУ
Only students who successfully pass the entrance exams are admitted to bachelor's programs.
The city campus of ПетрГУ provides students with countless opportunities for work and recreation — from sitting in a coffee shop with a laptop to internships at large companies. Petrozavodsk has a well developed entertainment infrastructure, but the rhythm of the big city can be distracting for some students. There is a library on the grounds of the university. There are collected scientific works of graduates and teachers of the university, as well as fiction. The exchange of intercultural experience occupies a special place in training at ПетрГУ. The educational institution regularly invites foreign students to participate in exchange programs and organizes various joint events.
What to do after graduation
If you want to stay in Russia after graduation, one of your options is to apply for a work visa. To do this, you need to get an offer from an employer. You can find other options for immigration in our article.