Enjoy your unforgettable winter holidays with us!

Come, learn, and explore one of the most beautiful cities of Russia in wintertime: exciting cultural and social life, picturesque surroundings, and suburbs. St. Petersburg is a true entertaining cosmopolitan with a large cultural contribution. Here you may enjoy an enormous amount of popular cultural places to see since our city is on the UNESCO world heritage list. Besides you may explore opera, ballet, and classical music programs performed at a high level of proficiency and try out St. Petersburg nightlife at cafes, bars, discos, and lovely venues to walk and feel the romantic spirit of the snowy city.

International Polytechnic Winter School 2023 will be held in 2 available options:

Option 1 – online.

Option 2 – tailor-made. We may also arrange a tailor-made on-campus program for a group of minimum 10 students holding nationality of the countries Russia resumed international air and railway service with. The countries listed here.

*The list is regularly updated according to the amending documents of the decree of the Government of the Russian Federation dated 16.03.2020 №635-r.

Discounts for winter programs tuition fee:

- If you take 2 programs in one season you get a 10% discount per each course;

- If you take 3 or more programs in one season you get a 15% discount per each course;

- If you are an alumni of any previous course in the last 5 years you get a 10% discount for any winter/interseasonal program;

- If you are an SPbPU student you get a 20% discount for any winter/interseasonal course;

- If you are a student of any other Russian university you get a 15% discount for any winter/interseasonal program.


Winter School
Winter School
Intelligent Systems (Module 1)
Sep 1 - Jan 31, 2022
Intelligent Systems (Module 2)
Feb 7 - Jun 30, 2023
  • Star professors of SPbPU and partner universities

    Outstanding professors will challenge you to explore the theme and increase your knowledge of the subject. Study methods emphasize student’s active participation and involvement. Case studies, group discussions and field trips are an integral part of the learning process in addition to lectures.

  • European standards

    All the modules are developed according to the European requirements and can be recognized as a period abroad. Upon successful completion of the course students receive SPbPU certificate with courses, ECTS credits and grades specification.

  • Tutor support

    Friendly managers and experienced English-speaking tutors will make the stay of winter school students comfortable, pleasant and safe and will help them to settle in and explore St. Petersburg.

  • Majestic wintery city

    Winter School is held in the best time of local winter - fabulous snowy streets, roofs and trees will make you feel a truly fairytale mood. Besides St. Petersburg is considered to be one of the world’s most beautiful cities and has everything for the unforgettable travel experience: marvelous sights, rich cultural traditions, eventful nightlife.

    Winter School
    Winter School

General Information:

  • Accommodation

    With our friendly community you may explore fantastic on-campus life and everyday outside activities! The university’s campus is located between 4 metro stations, and all of them are 15-20 minutes far from the city center.

    All our guests are offered with double or triple accommodation in an apartment with shared facilities and a kitchen in the comfortable student dormitory. All the apartments are equipped with a bed, bedside table, desk, chairs, wardrobe, curtains, and bed clothes. There are also limited free wi-fi zones in the dormitory lobbies.

  • Meals

    The following catering options are available:

    • Self-catering in the student canteen on campus;
    • ordering meals in the IIEP (SPbPU Institute of International Educational Programs) student canteen (at the preliminary request).
  • Cultural program and outdoor activities

    We offer our students not only excursions to St. Petersburg most famous palaces, monuments and museums, but also a number of field trips to the leading international factories and enterprises.

  • Admissions

    Individual students are required to send their applications to the module coordinator via e-mail.

    Entrance requirements:

    • Students under 18 can be admitted to the program only in case they come in group with a teacher or supervisor. Students over 18 can be admitted either in group or individually.
    • Previous educational background depends on the program.
  • Application package
    • Completed online application form;
    • Scanned copy of international passport (for non-EU citizens passport should be valid for more than 18 months after the program beginning date);
    • Jpeg photo, passport size.
Winter School

Don’t miss your chance and get the most of your winter holidays!


Department of International Educational Programs