Admission to Doctoral Program in 2017

    

  

 

 

     

Admission to Doctoral Program in 2017

 

Admission procedure and list of documents for foreign applicants

  Fees  

Questions

 

Part-time Doctoral Program Course

 

  

 

 Admission to Doctoral Program in 2017

 

 

Admission to SPbSU Doctoral program is conducted in 2017 r. in accordance with "Rules and Regulations to Principal Educational Programs of Post Graduate Professional Education" (Available only in Russian).

 

Admission Terms and list of documents for Russian applicants are available on the web-page in Russian­.   

 

 

 Admission procedure and list of documents for foreign applicants

 

Foreign applicants may apply for state-sponsored places (free of charge + Russian government monthly modest scholarship) or for tuition-based (contractual) places.

 

 Procedure for state-sponsored places

 

Applicants submit via SPbSU web-site following documents. Deadline is June 15, 2017.

 

List of documents:

  1. a personal application addressed by the applicant to SPbU Rector (filled in at the Personal Accounts through the SPbU Admissions Committee website https://abiturient.spbu.ru/; the applicant may submit no more than 3 (three) applications to different educational programmes (fields of study);
  2. a questionnaire- competition application form of the prescribed form filled in block letters and provided with a photo;
  3. a copy of the identity documents of a foreign national in the Russian Federation under Article 10 of the Federal Law No 115-FZ "On the Legal Status of Foreign Nationals in the Russian Federation" as of July 25, 2002;
  4. a copy of the birth certificate along with its translation into Russian (for CIS citizens);
  5. a medical certificate on absence of contraindication against studying in the Russian Federation issued by an official health care agency;
  6. a medical certificate on the absence of the HIV virus and AIDS issued by an official health care agency of the country of the applicant's residence;
  7. an original or a copy of the educational credentials and supplements thereof (if the latter is provided for by the laws of the country issuing the said certificates of education) containing the list of subjects studied and grades (points) obtained;
  8. 4 (four) photographs 3x4 cm (the photographs must be taken in 2017);
  9. a motivation  letter written in English containing  the well-reasoned description  of why the applicant  got interested  in the chosen educational programme and is willing to study it. It has also to contain information on his/her professional training, professional experience and the substantiation for his/her interest to receive education in this programme;
  10. a description  of their prospective  research (in English);
  11. copies of their scientific publications  in sources corresponding to their chosen field of study (specialty of research workers)  or copies of works prepared to publication  in sources corresponding to their chosen field of study (specialty of researchers)-if any.
  12. CV in English containing information on their academic (professional) training, their research and achievements,  their professional experience, etc.

Full text of admission rules for state-sponsored places for foreign applicants is published here.

 

 
 

 

Procedure for tuition-based (contractual) places

 

Applicants have to register on SPbSU web-site



Deadline is July 8, 2017,5 p.m. (Moscow time), if you need Russian visa

Deadline is August 2, 2017,5 p.m. (Moscow time), if you don't need Russian visa

 

 

  Applicants pass two following exams:


1) English language

There are two ways to pass exam on English:

  • either in person in St.Petersburg. Exam will be held in the beginning of August 2017. Exact date and place will be announced shortly.
  • or provide certificate  of international exam in English (Cambridge English: Business IELTS Cambridge English TOEFL)

Conversion table for exam – points

 

International Exam

Result  of exam

Equal to N points of the entry exam in SPbSU 

Cambridge English: Business

Cambridge English: Business Vantage(BEC Vantage), grade C

60

Cambridge English: Business

Cambridge English: Business Vantage(BEC Vantage), grade B

80

Cambridge English: Business

Cambridge English: Business Vantage (BEC Vantage), grade A

90

Cambridge English: Business

Cambridge English: Business Higher (BEC Higher), grade C

90

Cambridge English: Business

Cambridge English: Business Higher (BEC Higher), grade B, A

100

International  English Language Testing System (IELTS)

IELTS, score 5.5

60

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

IELTS, score 6.0

80

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

IELTS, score 6.5 and higher

100

Cambridge English: First Certificate (FCE)

Cambridge English:  FCE, grade B

80

Cambridge English: First Certificate (FCE)

Cambridge English:  FCE, grade A

90

Cambridge English: Advanced Certificate(CAE)

Cambridge English:  CAE, grade B

90

Cambridge English: Advanced Certificate(CAE)

Cambridge English:  CAE, grade B, A

100

Test of English as a Foreign Language(TOEFL)

TOEFL, score 46-59

60

Test of English as a Foreign Language(TOEFL)

TOEFL, score 60-78

80

Test of English as a Foreign Language(TOEFL)

TOEFL, score 79 and higher

100

 

 

 

2)  Economics and  Management (in English) (program of the exam)

There are two ways to pass exam on Economics and Management:

  • either in person in St.Petersburg. Exam will be held on August 9, 2017 at 10 a.m. (St.Peterbsurg, Volkhovsky per., 3 rom 403).

Consultation will take place on August 8, at II  a.m. (St.Peterbsurg, Volkhovsky per., 3 room 403).   

Second try to pass the exam (in case when candidate missed the first try because of legitimate excuse) will be held on August 11, 2017.

  • or via skype on August 9, 2017 at 10 a.m. (Moscow time). Please register for this option by writing an email on v.ageeva@gsom.pu.ru (deadline is August I, 2017).

  

 

 Fees

 

A fee for the SPbSU Doctoral Program study for foreign students per 2016-2017 academic year was  equal to 445 000 RUB. Exact prices for 2017-2018  will be announced in June.

 

 

 

 Questions

 

All questions regarding admission procedure for foreign applicants should be addressed to SPbSU admission commission admission@spbu.ru, tel. +7-812-328-32-91.
All questions regarding studying process in GSOM should be addressed to the Head of GSOM Doctoral Program office, Ms Vera Ageeva v.ageeva@gsom.pu.ru, tel. +7-812-323-84-59.

  

  

 Part-time Doctoral Program Course

 

Instruction of part-time Doctoral Program course students aiming to attain a degree of Doctor of science in Economics area is managed in SPbSU GSOM. Only a candidate with at least 2 years of experience in a chosen specialization is liable to admission to a part-time Doctoral Program Course. Documents from such applicants are accepted all the  academic year long. Budgetary bases of studying at the Part-time Doctoral Program Course is liable only for persons employed by bodies of the Russian Federation Ministry of Education and Science or by state organizations. Alongside with admission on the budget bases, a non-budgetary  contractual admission to additional positions at the Program is conducted. A cost of I year of studying at Part-time Doctoral Program Course was equal to 165 000 RUR within the academic year of 2016-2017.

 

List of Documents for Admission to Part-time Doctoral Program Course:

  • Application of admission  in the name ofSPbSU Rector (filled out in Doctoral Program office) verified by Department Chair and prospective research advisor, Dean and Vice-rector.
  • Copy of state diploma of higher professional education.
  • Transcript to the diploma with list of all disciplines and grades (original) and a copy of transcript.
  • Personal data list (printed on both sides) verified at candidate's place of employment or university of graduation.
  • A copy of employment  record book (verified at candidate's place of employment).
  • Summary of research paper (confirmed by a prospective research advisor).
  • CV
  • Ce1tificate of Qualifying Exams for admission to Doctoral Program (upon availability).
  • Extract from Protocol of the Department meeting with an indication of:
    • Recommendations for acceptance to the Department as a Doctoral Program candidate
    • Prospective research advisor
    • Prospective subject of the research paper.
  • 2 Photos (3x4)
  • Statement of motivation for entering Doctoral Program"
  • Statement of research paper subject.

 

  

  

 Statistics for admissions

 

  2015/2016 2016/2017
Bachelor Programmes Master Programmes Doctoral Programme Bachelor Programmes Master Programmes Doctoral Programme
Number of applicants 2305 321 25   374 23
Number enrolled 198 156 9 199 158 10
Male 65 68 4 80 78 6
Female 133 88 5 119 80 4
Number of nationalities 7 13 4 9 15 3
Percent of international students in the intake 8 14 3 10 16 2

 

   

  

To learn more about Part-time Doctoral course please write to Ms Elena Davydova at davydova@gsom.pu.ru

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