Saint Petersburg State Agrarian University

General Information 

Saint-Petersburg State Agrarian University is one of the oldest agrarian educational institutions in the North-West region of the Russian Federation. As of 2022, the university has about 5,000 students, including about 330 international students from 34 countries. Saint-Petersburg State Agrarian University offers 65 main educational programs and 55 additional professional educational programs. The university trains specialists in 24 Bachelor’s degree programs, 15 Master’s degree programs, and 23 postgraduate programs.

The mission of the university is to provide quality education and allow graduates to integrate into an all-Russian and international educational and research space, forming high moral qualities of a person, purposeful getting and accumulation of new knowledge in the sphere of applied biotechnology and other spheres of activity of the university, dissemination of that knowledge in the decision of complex tasks in the development of the sector.

Saint-Petersburg State Agrarian University staff is prominent specialists in the field of technical science working on improving curricula and learning processes, enhancing facilities, and expanding research.  Among them are many engineers, programmers, professors, honored workers of the science of the Russian Federation, laureates of State Awards in Sciences, and fellow members of Russian and international academies.

Study Programs 

University provides studying processes at the following faculties:

  • Faculty of Agricultural Technology, Soil Science and Ecology
  • Faculty of Bioengineering and Biotechnology
  • Faculty of Land Management and Agricultural Construction
  • Faculty of Engineering and Technology
  • Faculty of Electrical Engineering
  • Faculty of Economics and Management in Agribusiness
  • Faculty of Law
  • Academy of Management and Agribusiness

Accommodation and Housing 

Every foreign student has the opportunity to live in the student dormitory. It is situated within 15 minutes walk from the University. In total, the Saint-Petersburg State Agrarian University dormitory includes 6 buildings. 

Each is equipped with beds, tables, chairs, shelves, and space for shoes and utensils. The living room has a wardrobe. The shared kitchen is equipped with stoves and refrigerators. In the buildings, there is a common laundry and the official free Internet. The residence is surrounded by many restaurants and grocery stores with reasonable prices. There are many cafes, gyms, supermarkets, and pharmacy outlets. Within a radius of 200 meters, there is the medical center and hospital, which serves students and employees.