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Admission of foreign applicants 2023


Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University (PGUPS) is the first engineering transport university in Russia.
The university has a modern infrastructure for the implementation of any educational projects. Modern classrooms and laboratories, one of the oldest libraries in Russia with more than 1 million books, a sports complex with a swimming pool, theater and concert halls, a video studio, more than 30 sports sections, KVN on Channel One and much more await you.

years of educational traditions
12 000+

students from 68 countries

educational programs

dorms in the city center


97.5% of graduates find a job within a year of graduation
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Place in a dormitory
International students are provided with a place in a dormitory for their entire term of study. The dormitories are located in the center of the city, 5−10 minutes walk from the metro
What’s in the dorm?
Study rooms, art and sports facilities, laundry facilities, lockers, student cafes, outdoor sports fields. All dormitories have internet access.
All dormitories are equipped with video surveillance and twenty-four-hour security service


Studying abroad is an ideal way for students to improve their skills, broaden their horizons, and gain impressions for a lifetime.
After the 2nd year students of PGUPS are offered the opportunity to take a training course at one of the partner foreign higher institutions. These can be both short-term trips and internships, and double diploma programs from 1 year. At the end of such a program the student receives two diplomas: PGUPS diploma and diploma of the foreign partner university.

Support for International Students

  • Tutor — PGUPS student
    A student who will help with dormitory accommodation, getting to know the city, and other everyday issues
  • Curator — Professor
    An experienced professor, who will always help solve problems related to studies and make sure that the student does not have "debts
  • International Relations Department
    The staff of the Office is a bridge between tutors and curators. They help with migration and visa and other issues.


The campus has its own modern medical center. At the PGUPS Medical Center students can undergo diagnostics, treatment, get a consultation and arrange medical certificates required for dormitory accommodation and participation in sports competitions.


Due to the university’s close ties with employers, PGUPS students often find jobs even before they graduate.
We are a "supplier" of personnel for the leading enterprises in the sphere of transport and construction not only in Russia, but also abroad.
Among our regular "customers" for training are: JSC "Russian Railways", JSC "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" JSC "Ulan Bator Railway", JSC "Uzbekistan Temir Yullari", Union of Railways "Cuban Railways", "Chinese Railways".
More than 97,5% graduates of the PGUPS successfully find a job immediately after graduation, and their average salary is 45,000 rubles per month.
Take the next step to enrollment
Apply and become a 2021 applicant. We ll;accompany you through all steps of the admissions process
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Emperor Alexander I St.Petersburg State Transport University (PGUPS)