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Education in Saint Petersburg

There are many higher education institutions in Saint Petersburg. There are both state and private higher education institutions: universities, academies, institutes, conservatory, universities of the Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia. The choice is huge. Here are just some of the universities of Saint Petersburg.

Saint Petersburg State University

Saint Petersburg State University is one of the largest and one of the oldest universities in Russia. The university has 22 special faculty, 13 research institutes, as well as faculty of the military training and departments of physical education and sport. University graduates in different years were: Vladimir Ulyanov (Lenin), Dmitry Medvedev, Vladimir Putin.
Address: St. Petersburg, Universitetskaya embankment 7-9.
Nearest metro station: “Vasileostrovskaya”.

Saint Petersburg State Conservatory

St. Petersburg State Conservatory named after Rimsky-Korsakov is highest musical education institution in St. Petersburg, the oldest conservatory in Russia. The conservatory was founded in 1862. Among first graduates of the conservatory by composition class was the famous composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Conservatory of Music provides training of specialists, including the following areas: piano, organ and harpsichord, violin, viola, cello, contrabass, harp, brass instruments, solo singing, chamber singing, operatic training, composition and improvisation, conducting.
Address: Saint Petersburg, Teatralnaya Square, 3.

State Maritime Academy

State Maritime Academy named after Admiral Makarov is a state educational institution. The Academy trains specialists for the various civil and commercial fleet of Russia. The Academy has five educational camps in St. Petersburg. There is also Maritime College. The Academy has two branches in the cities Murmansk and Arkhangelsk. The Naval Academy also provides engineers training for ships with nuclear power plants, and training maintenance for the Northern Sea Route.
Address: St. Petersburg, Vasilevsky Island, “Kosaya” line 15a.

Academy of Theatre Arts

St. Petersburg State Theatre Arts Academy was founded in 1779. Then it was called “St. Petersburg Theatre School”. This is the oldest theater school in Russia.
Address: St. Petersburg, Mokhovaya Street, 34.

St. Petersburg State Forest Technical Academy

St. Petersburg State Forestry Academy was founded in 1803 by decree of Emperor Alexander I. The Academy provides training highly qualified specialists for industrial, scientific and educational activities in the forestry, woodworking, wood chemistry, paper industry. Seven faculties Forestry Academy located in four school buildings.
Address: St. Petersburg, Institutsky pereulok 5.

Saint Petersburg State Medical Academy

Saint Petersburg State Medical Academy was founded in 1907. The Academy has seven faculties. The Academy is a leading medical center in Russia in the field of medical and preventive education. The Academy trains physicians and more than 30 specialties, including experts in economics and health management.
Address: St. Petersburg, Piskarevskiy prospect, 47.

Repin Institute

Saint Petersburg State Academic Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture named after IE Repin. Repin Institute is the oldest and largest Russian art school. The Institute traces its history from the Imperial Academy of Arts. The institute together with the Moscow State Academic Art Institute V. Surikov is part of the Russian Academy of Arts. The Institute consists of: faculty of painting, faculty of graphs, faculty of sculpture, faculty of architecture and faculty of theory and history of art.
Address: St. Petersburg, Universitetskaya embankment 17.

Baltic State Technical University

Baltic State Technical University “Voenmekh” (Military-Mechanical) includes four institutes as part of them. It includes departments that train professionals in the field of missile technology, space technology and weapons. University parts are: Institute of weapons systems, the Institute of rocket and space technology, Institute of Control Systems, Institute of International Business and Communications.
Address: St. Petersburg, 1st Krasnoarmeyskaya street, 1.

Saint Petersburg State Medical University

Saint Petersburg State Medical University was founded in 1897. Medical University is training doctors of different specializations. During its existence the University here have been trained over 5,000 doctors foreign nationals from Britain, Greece, India, Israel, Jordan, Iran, Yemen, Cameroon, Cyprus, China, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Nigeria, Palestine, Syria, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Sri Lanka and other countries.
Address: St. Petersburg, Lev Tolstoy street, 6-8.

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