Saint Petersburg State University for Civil Aviation

About the University

Saint Petersburg State University for Civil Aviation is the leading Russian university for training highly qualified specialists in the field of civil aviation.

Programs and fees
Programs
 
Language of instruction
Course duration
Tuition fees for one academic year *
Hostel accommodation fees for one academic year
Life and health insurance fees for one year
Total for one academic year *
Bachelor's Degree
4 years
€ 3100
upon request
€ 145
€ 3245
Specialist's Qualification
5 years
€ 3520
upon request
€ 145
€ 3665
Flight Exploitation of Civil Aircraft (Piloting)
5 years
€ 3520
upon request
€ 145
€ 3665
Programs and fees
a
Air Transport Service
Aviation Security
f
Flight Operation of Civil Aircrafts / Piloting (theory, 4 years)
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Mathematical Support and Software for Transport Control Systems
o
Organization of Air Navigation Support of Aircraft Operations
Organization of Aircraft Maintenance and Overhaul
o
Organization of Airspace Management – AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER
Organization of Radio Technical Support of Aircraft Flights
p
Piloting
s
Safety of Technological Processes and Productions
t
Technical Operation of Automated Air Traffic Control Systems
Transport Logistics
 
Language of instruction
Course duration
Tuition fees for one academic year *
Hostel accommodation fees for one academic year
Life and health insurance fees for one year
Total for one academic year *
Bachelor's Degree
4 years
€ 3100
upon request
€ 145
€ 3245
Programs and fees
a
Air Transport Management
Airport Management
e
Economy of the Company in Air Transport
h
Human Resources Management
o
Organization of Business Processes in Air Transport
Organization of Transport Security
o
Organization of Transportations and Air Tansport Management
 
Language of instruction
Course duration
Tuition fees for one academic year *
Hostel accommodation fees for one academic year
Life and health insurance fees for one year
Total for one academic year *
Bachelor's Degree
4 years
€ 3100
upon request
€ 145
€ 3245
Programs and fees
a
Advertising and Public Relations in Aircraft Business
a
Aviation Law
Read more about the University
Saint Petersburg State University for Civil Aviation
Long-term academic and practical experience, professional teaching staff and modern flight and dispatching simulators enable to train world class specialists. Graduates of the University receive a respectable and highly paid profession, which is in demand in any country of the world – they become pilots, top managers of aviation enterprises, airlines, airports, units and air traffic control services. Saint Petersburg State University for Civil Aviation offers high quality and affordable education abroad!

Graduates of the University receive a state diploma, indicating that they have received a higher education in Russia, specifying their degree/qualification and specialty.
1955
Year of foundation
6
faculties, 25 departments
13
training programs
289
teaching staff
6 000
students
1 000
international students from 40 countries
University teaching staff
The research and teaching staff of Saint Petersburg State University for Civil Aviation consists of highly qualified specialists with great theoretical, practical and teaching experience. This allows them to give classes at a high academic level, carry out and supervise academic research and improve practical skills of students. Well-trained teachers do everything to maintain top-level standards of higher education in Russia.
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Employees of the University are sincerely interested in their students’ success in mastering of theoretical base and acquiring important practical skills, as well as cultural and spiritual development. They are convinced that in the longer term the graduates should bear with pride and dignity the title of a pilot or a head of an aviation institution. The romance of the sky is associated with a great responsibility and the university teachers will do everything to make you a worthy commander of an airliner.
Teaching staff of the University regularly participates in international programs of multilateral exchange for professors and researchers. They do internships in the leading educational and scientific centers of the world and maintain professional competence at a high level, as well as acquire new experience. As part of the exchange, the University's professors and instructors get acquainted with new technologies and training methods, study various models of modern aircraft and air traffic control facilities.
Many University teachers have honorary state awards, such as "Honored Pilot", "Honored Navigator", "Honored Transport Worker".
International cooperation
Annually about 300 foreign citizens become students of the University, in accordance with the allocated quota for admission in the current academic year. At present moment, the number of international students in the university exceeds 1000 persons, including citizens from Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Latin America.
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Cooperation with foreign universities is one of the priority activities of the Saint Petersburg State University for Civil Aviation. The university has a rich partner network; it includes ENAC University (France, Toulouse), Department of Civil Aviation of Mongolia; Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL); National Air Company "Uzbekiston Havo Yullari" (Uzbekistan); International Airport of Khujand (Tajikistan) and others.
Multilevel interaction with partner universities allows a more effective organization of summer practices, training simulators, simulated flight training courses, joint research projects, internships for students and professors abroad.
STUDY AND PRACTICE
Education
All the main and supplementary educational programs in the University meet the current requirements of ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) and are among the best and most advanced in the world.
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The University infrastructure and facilities include modern educational buildings, well-equipped computer classes as well as educational and scientific laboratories, high-tech devices, a training center, and a fleet of more than 100 aircraft.
Students have at their disposal rich research and technical library, with more than 600 000 editions.
Additional educational facilities
The primary aim of the University's development is to increase outgoing and incoming academic mobility. Academic exchanges are carried out in the frameworks of agreements with partner institutions of higher education in Russia, international companies, foundations and other organizations.
Practice
The real pride of the University is the unique training center for future pilots and controllers, which makes it possible to simulate the work of the crew, to present their actions in extreme conditions, to test theoretical knowledge in practice and offer high quality education. Students practice on simulators together with operating crews of airlines of different countries, which ensures a constant exchange of practical experience.
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In order to teach students and train flight crew of airlines under the conditions closest to full-scale, the "Full Flight Simulator" (FFS) department was created in the University that provides training for students of the University and flight crews of airlines on FFS simulators of aircrafts AN-148, AIRBUS A320, BOMBARDIER SRJ200 and BOEING 737NG.
Training of students in the field of airspace management and air traffic control in the training center is carried out in complex dispatching simulators.
When training students, the complex dispatching simulators (KDT) "EXPERT" and "SYNTHESIS" are effectively used. The simulator "EXPERT" fully corresponds to the automated air traffic control system "ALPHA", which is installed in more than 80 air traffic service centers in Russia. Combination of theoretical and practical training makes the University one of the best choices of affordable education abroad.
STUDENT LIFE
Comfortable accommodation
Students of the University live in a comfortable student hostel with all necessary facilities including Wi-Fi network. The University and its student hostels have a friendly atmosphere where it is nice to study and live.
Student activities
An exciting and busy life is organized for students. In the student club you will find vocal, dance and stage performance ensembles and music bands. For those who love sports there are stadium, several gyms and other facilities.
The University has a busy event calendar with many activities including romantic contests - "The Conqueror of the Sky" and "Queen of the Sky". Annually students of the University participate in the All-Russian Creative Festival of Transport Universities "TranspArt", which takes place in the Russian capital - the city of Moscow.
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A special pride of the University is the Museum of Civil Aviation, which has more than 20,000 exhibits. A rich exposition of the museum demonstrates the stages of the creation and development of the Russian aviation. You are invited to a fascinating tour where you learn about exciting history of conquest of the sky.
Students who are engaged in modeling and designing of flight equipment can take part in the projects of the Aviation Sports and Technical Club (ASTC). The best works of students can become exhibits for the University Museum.
100% support and security
Saint Petersburg State University for Civil Aviation takes a very responsible approach to successful adaptation of international students offering them support and assistance throughout the whole period of studies in the University.
AND, THE MOST IMPORTANT, YOU GET:
Prestigious internationally recognized diploma
After successful completion of the University graduates receive a state diploma certifying a higher education indicating Degree/qualification and specialty. Graduates-pilots are also issued a certificate of commercial pilot of civil aviation of international standard (CPL - commercial pilot license).
Affordable Education
You will get a professional education abroad, where its quality and the cost of educational services are reasonably combined.
High quality of education
You will receive an internationally recognized high quality education in the area of civil aviation that will give you highly paid and respectable profession. The university has 13 programs of training, that is, almost all the programs of training/specialties in demand in the world and necessary for work in airlines, aircraft and airport services of any complexity.
Immersion in the profession
You will receive practical skills along with mastering theoretical material. Each educational program is aimed at ensuring that students can successfully apply their knowledge in the future professional activities.
Personal comfort
You can be sure that at every stage of your way you will be given proper support and assistance in solving educational and everyday issues.
Personal development
You will be involved in academic, scientific, creative and sports activities that will discover your talents to the fullest. The University offers you great opportunities.
Acquaintance with the new culture
The beauty and magnitude of Saint Petersburg where the University is located; discovery of Russian cuisine, customs and traditions; acquaintance with people from different cities and countries, new hobbies - all this will make your student life fascinating and unforgettable.
HISTORY AND NATURE OF THE REGION
The university is located in one of the most beautiful cities in the world - St. Petersburg.
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St. Petersburg was founded in 1703 by the Russian Emperor Peter the Great. For 200 years the city was the capital of the Russian state. All the best in culture and progressive in science was concentrated in St. Petersburg. Today it remains the cultural capital of Russia, and Moscow is the official capital. You can easily make an exciting excursion to the very heart of Russia - to Moscow.
St. Petersburg provides unique opportunities to get acquainted with the masterpieces of world architecture, painting, theatrical art. Famous for the whole world, the Hermitage stores unique art collections. The palaces and temples of the city admire their greatness.
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Today St. Petersburg is the largest economic and scientific center, one of the leaders of innovations in Russia. Specially prepared sites are being created in the city that promotes the introduction of new high-tech industries, and large-scale scientific projects are being implemented in various fields.
The special atmosphere of St. Petersburg during the summer is given to the white nights. This is a phenomenon of the northern nature. The sun practically does not leave the sky. At night it's so light that you can read a book.
St. Petersburg has a unique natural landscape, which creates great water spaces. The city is located on the banks of the Neva River and the Gulf of Finland. Bridges and picturesque boardwalks give the city a special charm.

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