Founded in 1930 the Bonch-Bruevich St. Petersburg State University for Telecommunications (SPb-SUT) has 85-years experience in training highly-qualified specialists for the telecommunication industry. The University now comprises 9 faculties with 10,000 students pursuing over 20 academic programs. The BSc programs in Information Security, Info-communication technologies and telecommunication systems as well as the MSc degree programs in Intelligent info-communication Systems, Information Security and Electronic Business are taught in English. Our tuition is closely linked with real economy enterprises. Leading Russian telecommunication companies such as Rostelecom and RTRS – Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Network – have their authorized departments in our University to train specialists very closely to the actual companies needs. SPbSUT closely cooperates with world-leading telecommunication companies Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, Hewlett-Packard, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Iskratel, Italtel, Microsoft, Motorola, NEC, Nokia-Siemens, Oracle, RAD, Samsung Electronics, Sony-Ericsson, Sun Microsystems, T-Systems, Tele-2, and others. Research and development spheres are also within the scope of our common activity. Both University students and teaching staff benefit from several ultra-modern academic buildings, state-of-the-art experimental zones, conference rooms, the gym, the Science and Technology Library, students’ halls of residences and recreation facilities. Multimedia classrooms provide a way to deliver lectures in electronic format. Thus students may have access to them from anywhere in the world that gives fundamentally new opportunities for distance learning. For more than 50 years the University is a multinational, uniting and mediating community. Being a telecommunication university we embody people’s ambitions for creating reliable ties with the world and developing them in a diverse variety of participants. After 50 years the University remains committed to teaching students from over 60 countries of Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. The academic staff from partner universities as well as eminent businessmen from Austria, UK, Hungary, Germany, Slovenia, USA, Finland, Sweden and other countries deliver lectures on challenging issues in the sphere of telecommunications and intercultural exchange. The University is widely involved in the Master’s Dual Degree international student exchange program associating with Deutsche Telekom Hochschule fur Telekommunikation (Leipzig, Germany) and French public grande école (engineering school) Telecom Lille 1 (Lille, France). Currently, we have over 70 partner agreements and feel positive to conclude even more. Our University offers the course of Russian language for foreign students. Upon its completion, students receive Russian Language Test Certificate allowing them to pursue their studies at any SPbSUT department on a chosen degree program. We support our students in their studies and daily life. The SPbSUT International Office can advise you both on academic matters and social life issues. All international students are provided with accommodation. The students’ life is full of events. If you come to St. Petersburg from far away, our International Students Council will help you get accustomed to the multinational culture of the city and give you a good guidance along with all your study in the University. Every year the University hosts a number of special events like the following –
- International Cultures Festival of arts, sports, and benevolence,
- International Friendship Day,
- International Sports Contest for Telecommunications Students «Sport Communication»,
- «World’s TOP-10» International Students’ Academic Progress Contest and many others.
We are very proud of our talented and dedicated alumni. Many University graduates have become world-renowned scientists, business leaders, prominent public figures and politicians now working across the globe. Current ITU General Secretary Dr. Hamadoun Touré is our graduate as well; the University is especially proud of him. Many telecom CEOs are also among our prestigious graduates.
SPbSUT is best connected to the future!